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Assorted buttercream cupcakes - Succulents – level 2

BUTTER 2 Succulents

We are very excited to announce that renowned cake artist Sori Jeong is joining the academy in 2018 to teach level 1 – 5 in buttercream piping. 

LEVEL 2: This class is designed for students that have already got some basic piping skills, know how to hold a piping bag properly and are able to us a variety of nozzles. In this class you will learn the foundation skills of piping succulents. 

All students are hands on and work on their own cupcake selection. Students will have time to practice their piping skills to perfect their succulents as well as get tutor support throughout the day.

All the techniques and succulents taught in this class are interchangeable and can easily be transferred onto a cake. 
A detailed step-by-step manual is provided to ensure that students can recreate the designs again and again.   

What you will learn:

  • how to make perfectly textured Italian meringue buttercream, step by step demo
  • how to achieve natural colour tone using gel colouring
  • how to ice cupcakes smoothly with the use of a pallet knife
  • how to use various piping tools and handle a piping bag in a proper way to achieve the desired outcome
  • how to angle your work in different ways depending on the various piping nozzles used
  • learn the concept of spinning a flower nail
  • how to pipe plants onto a flower nail, transfer and arrange the designs onto a cupcake with the use of a flower lifter
  • how to pipe plants directly onto a cupcake
  • this class will cover how to pipe 9 types of intricate mini succulents and achieve 4 different designs.

All students take home their set of 12 cupcakes, all materials are included in the cost of the course. 
All equipment and nozzles required in class are provided by the academy.

Students have the opportunity to purchase cake-decorating equipment including nozzles direct in our online store. 

Our level 1 to 5 classes are structured in such a way that allows students to learn the skills step-by-step, incorporating many different techniques and flower combinations that will encourage you to use your own creativity and design some magnificent cakes. Each level builds onto the next, creating “edible art” in the process! 

We are introducing a set of new piping techniques and cake designs in our 2018 classes that we are sure will impress. Providing the opportunity for students to not only learn the skills in our classes and create beautiful designs but also achieve high quality outcomes. In order to get the best results, we highly recommend that students practise in-between levels. 


  • January and April intensive option:  level 1 – 5 $1350.00 / saving of $183.00
  • January and April intensive option:  level 1 – 3 $598.00  / saving of $87.00
  • January and April intensive option:  level 4 – 5 $798.00 / saving of $50.00
  • January intensive course dates:

    • Level 1 -5: 10, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20th of January 2018
    • Level 1-3: 10, 13, 17th of January 2018
    • Level 4-5: 18, 19, 20th of January 2018
  • April intensive course dates:
    • Level 1-5: 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21st of April 2018
    • Level 1-3: 13, 14, 18th of April 2018
    • Level 4-5: 19, 20, 21st of April 2018
  • If you would like to add the “Assorted buttercream cupcakes - Succulents, level 2” course or “Buttercream concrete vase cake design with Succulents, level 3” to your course selections then please add them to your shopping cart at the advertised course fees, no additional discounts apply. 
  • For students that have completed our Artistic buttercream flowers cake - level 3 course previously and would like to come back for the new design, we offer a 25% discount on the course cost. This offer is only applicable for the level 3 “Signature rose & chrysanthemum blossom with berries design cake”; the level 3 "Buttercream concrete vase cake design with Succulents” is not included in this offer.  


Entry Requirements

Suitable for those that have completed our “buttercream piping and creative floral designs – level 1” course or have prior experience with piping techniques.


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Saturday, 24 February 2018



Attendance dates

24 February 2018




Tuesday, 17 April 2018



Attendance dates

17 April 2018