Introduction to Sugar Craft

Introduction to Sugar Craft

21st February 2023
7:00 pm

IRD Duhallow
Places remaining: 1
Cost: €125.00 (Plus booking fee)

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Start Date:                                         21st February

Time:                                                    7.00pm – 9.00pm

Duration:                                          6 Weeks

Venue:                                                 James O’Keeffe Institute, Newmarket

Tuition Fee:                                        €125 per person

Accreditation:                                   Certificate of Attendance


 During the 6 classes attendees will learn the following:

  • Equipment
  • Recipes
  • Types of icing (sugarpaste, modelling paste, flower paste, pastillage)
  • Covering a cake in sugarpaste, ganache and buttercream to a professional standard
  • Basic piping and border work
  • An introduction to flower making (roses, leaves, filler flowers)
  • How to add fresh flowers to a cake
  • Figure modelling (people, teddy bears, animals etc)
  • Novelty cakes
  • How to stack and dowel a multi-tiered cake
  • Introduction to colouring (gel colours, watercolours, painting on cake)
  • Project during the 6 weeks – decorating a dummy cake in a children’s theme


Items attendees will need to bring to class:

7” round dummy cake

Sugarpaste (Approx 2 KG)

Rolling pin


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