The Wilton Method® course with Swissybuns is taught by Samantha in Sugarshack, Queensbury.

Wilton have been making it possible for everyone to create gorgeous cakes for 85 years,  now using their fabulous tried and tested methods you can too.

The Wilton Method® Courses are the perfect choice, whether you’re a novice or want to hone your cake decorating skills with Buttercream, Royal icing or Sugarpaste, these fantastic fun and certified courses are made for you!

We recommend that you take the courses in order: 1 to 3, especially if you are new to decorating as it will help you build your skills in a rational way.

In each course you will learn lots of techniques using the specific edible medium:

Course 1 – Buttercream,

Course 2 – Royal Icing,

Course 3 – Fondant (sugar paste) and Gum Paste (flower paste).

You will be awarded a Certificate of Completion on full attendance of each course.

If you have queries or need help to determine which course(s) to take based on your proficiency level please feel free to contact us.

Wilton Method Classes

Building Buttercream Skills

During this course you’ll understand how to bake a perfect cake, how to level, tort, fill and frost a cake. Without crumbs too! as well as this you will learn a range of buttercream decorating skills using the Wilton Method® and will build on skills that can be used for all decorating projects from cupcakes to cakes for any special occasion. Whether you are new to decorating or have been decorating for years, when you finish the course, you will be proud of the new skills learned and ready to showcase them on your next project.

Your Certified Wilton Method® Instructor will help you each step of the way, as you learn how easy it can be to:
  • Make icing the right consistency to decorate
  • Fill and use a decorating bag
  • Ice and decorate a cake and other sweet treats with the latest techniques
  • Make six different buttercream icing flowers
  • Pipe lines and make simple borders, letters and shapes on your cake
  • Transfer images to a cake to decorate
  • This class is intended for Teens and Adults (must be at least 13 years old)
  • Make six different buttercream icing flowers

Building Buttercream Skills

Starts On:
November 09, 2017
10:00 AM
Ends On:
November 09, 2017
6:00 PM
£150.00

Royal Icing – Flowers & Cake Design

Learn how to create professional-looking flowers and designs made from royal icing. Your Certified Wilton Method® Instructor teaches you how to make lifelike rosebuds, pansies, and violets, plus detailed patterns, like lace and basketweave designs.

Your Certified Wilton Method® Instructor will help you each step of the way, as you learn how easy it can be to:
  • Design the color palette and pattern for a cake
  • Apply advanced buttercream icing piping techniques like basketweave, cornelli lace and brush embroidery
  • Create seven different types of flowers, and understand how to feature them on your next project
  • Pipe royal icing appliques and additional decorative borders
  • This class is intended for Teens and Adults (must be at least 13 years old)

Royal Icing – Flowers & Cake Design

Starts On:
September 13, 2017
10:00 AM
Ends On:
September 13, 2017
6:00 PM
£150.00

Gum Paste & Fondant

Learn how to work with fondant and gum paste. From covering your cakes to cutting shapes and painting on fondant, you’ll learn all the essentials, and get to create flowers, like calla lilies, roses and carnations!

Your Certified Wilton Method® Instructor will help you each step of the way, as you learn how easy it can be to:
  • Prepare and color gum paste and fondant
  • Cover a cake with fondant
  • Create different types of bows and flowers, including the calla lily, rose and carnation.
  • Discover how easy it is to paint on fondant
  • Design and complete a cake with the shapes and flowers from the course
  • This class is intended for Teens and Adults (must be at least 13 years old)

Gum Paste & Fondant

Starts On:
October 18, 2017
10:00 AM
Ends On:
October 18, 2017
6:00 PM
£150.00