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Creating buttercream flowers, foundations level 2

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LEVEL 2: This class is designed for students that have already 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 buttercream flowers.

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

All the techniques and flowers 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 spatula
  • 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 the design onto a flower nail, transfer and arrange the designs onto a cupcake with the use of a flower lifter
  • how to pipe designs directly onto a cupcake
  • this class will cover how to pipe intricate flowers including: 
    • mini rose
    • apple blossom
    • daisy
    • chrysanthemum
    • scabiosa
    • mini Freesia 

All students take home their set of 6 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 6 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 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. 

We use 100% butter for our buttercream piping and masking recipes. No margarine's or artificial fats are used. 

Please ensure to familiarise yourself with our terms & conditions.  

EARLY BIRD - Buttercream Package Deal
Level 1 –3 / 3 classes / $615.00  / saving of $70.00 
Level 1 – 3 including succulents / 4 classes / $815.00 / saving of $90.00 

January 2019 Intensive dates
Level 1-3: 14, 15 & 17 January 2019
Level 1-3 including succulents: 14, 15, 16 & 17 January 2019

February/March 2019 (3 x Saturdays)
Level 1-3: 16, 23 February & 2 March 2019

  • In order to be eligible for a package deal code, students are required to enrol into all levels at the same time.
  • Package deals cannot be shared, one user only.
  • Not transferrable to any other course.
  • In order to get the Early Bird Package Deal you must contact the Academy before the 20 December 2018.

PLEASE CONTACT THE ACADEMY PRIOR TO ENROLLING TO OBTAIN YOUR DISCOUNT CODE.

Note - If you are not certain which level is the best for you then please contact us and we will help you to find the correct starting point based on your current skills.  

Guide to entry requirements:

  • Buttercream piping & creative floral designs level 1– for students that are new to working with piping bags and nozzles and have no experience piping basic flower designs.
  • Creating buttercream flowers, foundation skills level 2– for students that have already 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 buttercream flowers with the use of a flower nail.
  • Assorted buttercream cupcakes, Succulents, level 2-for students that have already 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 how to pipe a variety of succulents.
  • Signature rose & chrysanthemum blossom with berries, level 3- for students that already have solid foundation skills piping Korean style buttercream flowers and would like to add new varieties of flowers to their repertoire.
  • Peony and ranunculus blossom design cake, level 4– for students that have completed our level 3 buttercream piping class, or have documented experience piping Korean style buttercream flowers and masking cakes.
  • Crescent cascading 2 tier cake with roses & peony’s, level 5- for students that have completed our level 4 buttercream piping class, or have documented experience piping Korean style buttercream flowers and masking cakes.
  • Wreath design double barrel cake with ombre finish - level 6 – for students that have completed our level 5 buttercream piping class, or have documented experience piping Korean style buttercream flowers and masking cakes.

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.

Duration

1 day

Level

Beginner

Choose your start date

Start

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Time

9am-4pm

Attendance dates

15 January 2019

Price

$210.00

Start

Saturday, 23 February 2019

Time

9am-4pm

Attendance dates

23 February 2019

Price

$210.00

Start

Saturday, 30 March 2019

Time

9am-4pm

Attendance dates

30 March 2019

Price

$210.00