1 Day Cake Decorating Masterclass Course (Training Programme 1)

£225.00 £150.00

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This course will be taking place at The Park Hotel, Dunningsbridge Road,
Netherton, Liverpool, L30 6YN, England UK

Date: Sunday 5th August 2018 ( 9am – 6pm )

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The Park Hotel offers David’s Cake Craft students accommodation at special discounted rates
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Luxurious Over-piped Borders / Piping Floral Arrangements / Cake Painting

Create 5 exciting designs as you enjoy cake decorating with both Royal Icing and buttercream

Join David as he presents an exciting one day training programme designed to help you evolve your cake decorating skills  as you learn a new approach to decorating cakes  embracing centuries old creative free hand cake decorating techniques.

Enjoy piping all your design patterns spontaneously onto the cake surface without having to use any templates, stencils, cutters, modelling tools or moulds, so making your cake decorating quicker, easier and more profitable.

Having had the honour of creating a Royal Engagement Cake and 2 Royal Wedding Cakes for the British Royal Family as well as creating many wedding cakes for both celebrity and society clientele, David will share trade secrets along with his experiences from over 35 years of running his multi-award winning Liverpool based retail cake store business which he originally started from home in 1981.

Everyone is welcome

David welcomes hobbyists, beginners and experienced cake decorators to attend and enjoy this training experience.
Whether you cake decorate for a hobby or you are planning to open or are already running your own retail cake decorating business, having an abundance of creative free-hand cake decorating life skills will give you the advantage not only to be quick at what you do, but also allow you to stay ahead through originality and reinvention.

Davids Cake Craft cake decorating course

One to one attention guaranteed

David  guarantees personalised one to one attention for every student, offering guidance and support whenever help is needed, ensuring that you receive maximum training customised to your own requirements as he encourages you to express yourself creatively, with no restrictions as you enjoy your cake decorating experience applying your own signature style.

During the course David teaches free-hand techniques for both left and right handed students

David believes that having the freedom to create in your comfort zone is very important to evolve creativity, so whether left or right handed, expressing your own creative style in your own way, without any restrictions, makes the creative process a pure pleasure without stress and will increase creative potential.

David reassures students that he speaks slowly during the course, and also, as what he does is very visual, it is easy to learn his technique through watching his demonstrations.

Create with David Cakes

During the 1 Day Masterclass Course David will teach you how to create…

David's Cake Craft 1 day course 1 project 1

Border Pattern Essentials

Learn how to pipe a section of wedding and celebration cake border patterns that can be used to decorate commercial designs quickly and effectively. Embrace centuries old free-hand piping techniques using both Royal Icing and Buttercream for a better understanding of hand pressure application when using different mediums.


David's Cake Craft 1 day course 1 project 2

Luxurious Over-Piped Borders

Learn how create to section of exciting Royal Icing border patterns using centuries old free-hand mirror piping and over-piping techniques to create dramatic effects – being able to apply these techniques are invaluable in business, as it will allow us to create unlimited patterns for clients who request bespoke wedding and celebration cake designs.


David's Cake Craft 1 day course 1 project 3

Vintage Rose Bouquet Celebration Cake

Create a lavish Royal Icing single tier wedding / celebration cake design with ornate piped border patterns and pressure piped rose arrangements. David focuses on how to cover cakes with fondant and also Royal Icing embracing centuries old free-hand methods while sharing industry trade secrets and time saving tips.


David's Cake Craft 1 day course 1 project 4

An Introduction to Palette Knife Painting Techniques 

Discover the joy, freedom and sheer exhilaration of palette knife painting as David encourages you to release your inner artist through expression and colour as you learn how to apply the cake painting technique using Royal Icing and Buttercream.  With focus on mixing colour and adjusting painting consistencies, enjoy creating a beautiful floral designs, personalised with your own signature style.


David's Cake Craft 1 day course 1 project 5

A Personalised Palette Knife Cake Painted Cake Design – Flowers, Landscapes and Abstract Patterns

Now you have the technical skills, enjoy creating your very own personalised palette knife painted wedding or celebration cake design with flowers or maybe landscapes or abstract art or a combination – it’s up to you!
Enjoy completing your cake design with decorative fine piping detail.
David will also address how the preparation of a cake to be palette knife painted will vary if using Royal Icing or Buttercream to apply the technique.

David will share with you technical cake decorating advice and time saving tips …

How he makes Royal Icing using egg whites, meringue powder and instant mixes while addressing all the technical aspects.

Learn how cover and coat cakes quickly using centuries old free-hand cake decorating techniques embracing baking industry trade secrets.

How to mix a vast assortment of colours using a combination of the primary colours (red, yellow and blue)

David will address the consistencies required for both Royal Icing and buttercream cake decorating techniques used during the creation of your unique design projects.
One day Cake Decorating Masterclass Course 1 in Liverpool

All equipment and materials supplied

All equipment and materials are supplied along with complimentary light beverages and snacks served during the event.

At the end of the course you are welcome to take home your cake design creations

After your masterclass experience you will be able to take home your creations and admire your achievement as well as use them for a future reference point as you practice and evolve in your cake decorating skills.

David's Cake Craft Certificate of Achievement

Celebrating your creative achievements

At the end of the course you will be presented with an official ‘David’s Cake Craft Cerificate of Achievement’ personally signed by David.

David's Cake Craft Gift Vouchers

Cake decorating course gift vouchers available

Looking for that special present for your partner or dearest friend?
David’s Cake Craft cake decorating course gift vouchers are available (valid for a 12 month period after purchase)

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Special discounted deals on group bookings

Contact us for a further discount on group bookings

If you are planning to attend this masterclass with friends, we can offer a further discount on a group booking.

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Davids Cake Craft teaching venue

Relax and enjoy your cake decorating experience in Liverpool

The Park Hotel offers David’s Cake Craft students accommodation at special discounted rates

If you are travelling to Liverpool from outside the area or overseas, you may wish to make your journey less stressful and start your cake decorating experience at The Park Hotel straight after breakfast.

‘The Sefton Suite’ where David’s cake decorating masterclasses take place, is only a few steps from the hotel’s restaurant, so you can begin your day relaxed and calm.

Located next door to a large supermarket, The Park Hotel offers visitors a comfy nights rest, a delicious breakfast and evening meal. With free Wi-Fi there is also free car parking and wheelchair access to all visitors.

Many international students who attend David’s Cake Craft Masterclasses travel from very long distances. Should you decide to arrive in Liverpool a few days early, you may wish to simply relax and replenish for the creative days ahead or discover Liverpool taking a magical mystery tour and explore our wonderful city!

Whether it is shopping or taking a scenic tour of the city centre with a travel guide ( that we can arrange for you) , it’s always great to discover the cultural, sights and sounds of Liverpool old and new!

We want to ensure that you have an amazing and unforgettable experience whilst staying with us here, our fantastic city so please let us know in advance if we can do anything to help make your stay even more enjoyable.

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