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Black velvet triple square cake

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You already have a good handle on the fundamentals of cake decorating, so join us for this fun 2 day course and take your knowledge of cake artistry to a new level.  
Refine your skills and techniques in a professional environment and create this truly stunning cake!  

What you will learn:

  • assembling a triple square cake securely 
  • how to layer, stack and mask a triple square cake with a professional finish 
  • how to make a black APA signature buttercream using a sabyon base 
  • how to cover a triple square cake and achieve perfect sharp edges 
  • how to stencil your cake using buttercream 
  • how to make a sugar cattleya orchid using gum paste 
  • how to assemble and arrange your sugar cattleya orchids
  • how to work with petal dust to create tones on your sugar orchids. 

You will leave this class with your own sculpted black velvet cake in hand as well as a detailed step by step manual. All materials are included in the cost of the course.

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Entry Requirements

Suitable for those that have completed our Raspberry Barrel Cake or our Essential Baking Masking and Finishing Skills courses or have prior documented experience working with buttercream on cakes.


2 days



Choose your start date


Thursday, 21 April 2022



Attendance dates

21 & 22 April 2022