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Christmas Hat Box Cake Class


Saturday 16th December 9.00am ~ 2 pm

Learn to cut, divide, fill and ice your round cake to a smooth straight edged professional finish, using buttercream on the Christmas Hat Box Cake Class.

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This class is designed as a person to person class using the same fundamentals as an online class where the student provides the materials, thus making the class cheaper as only tuition and overheads are costed. You are welcome to make this design as a fruit cake but will need to attend the marzipan covering class prior. A full list of requirement are given in the what to bring section of this course. Please note we can provide these at competitive prices if ordered on booking.

You will learn the following using your own sponge base

  • Cut, divide, fill
  • Crumb base and final preparation with butter cream
  • Ice your round cake to a smooth straight edged professional finish
  • Complete the Christmas Hat Box design Cake
  • Complete decorating your cake like a real parcel with a big fabric bow, ribbons, and a gift tag , plus a cute reindeer model

In just one day we will use sugarpaste, modelling paste and flower paste! This beautiful cake is an ideal modern Xmas design


This course is held in our new teaching facility The Studio. Car parking is available very nearby. We are situated within yards of the local bus station and taxi rank, with only a five-minute walk to Atherstone train station (with an hourly service seven-days-a-week to most locations including London and Crewe). Based in the heart of the Midlands Atherstone is on the main A5 national route and close to the M42 motorway, allowing easy access to Birmingham Airport. The Studio offers an informal relaxed atmosphere and as we only cater for small numbers, it ensures you will get a very close and personal teaching experience. Places are limited so book today to avoid disappointment! Don’t delay and miss out on this wonderful opportunity to attend a class with an award-winning college (Winner of best college two-years consecutively at Cake International). At our school of excellence, we focus on providing quality run courses taught by our head of school, Lynda Gilbey, experienced and highly qualified tutor, approved by Knightsbridge PME and a Senior Salon Culinaire, Lead NISE and Judge for Cake International. At the CakeArt Studio you can be sure of an excellent service in a professional environment. Our class only caters for a maximum of eight students, ensuring you get individual attention in intimate friendly surroundings.


We provide the use of all professional equipment  and some misc materials to complete this design with expert professional and qualified tuition


  • An 8″ by 3″ deep Round sponge cake, or * 8″ marzipanned fruit cake,
  • 8″ round cake drum
  • 11″ round Cake drum and box
  • 8oz buttercream
  • Jam
  • 1 kg red extra Sugarpaste
  • 250g brown modelling paste
  • 1 packet white petal paste
  • 250g white sugarpaste
  • typo pwder
  • edible glue
  • green, black and chocolate food colouring
  • 1 metre of 15mm ribbon

We ask that you bring sterilising wipes or anti bacterial spray and kitchen roll to use on your work station throughout your time with us


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