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Cake decorating courses, cake decoration, cake making and cake baking classes from Need a Cake. Interested in cake decorating why not book online and join our fantastic cake decorating courses at Need a Cake Berkshire Cake Decorating Academy. You can learn the basics with our cake decorating courses for beginners or for the more experienced decorator, join our PME professional diploma course in cake decorating. This is as well as our own range of courses. We have something to suit everyone and all ages.

 Why come to Need a Cake?

· Benefit from the expertise with years of experience

· Courses are taught in a light dedicated cake decorating classroom.

· Small class sizes means more individual learning & more attention

· We teach you in a single course what others split over 2 or 3 lessons

·  Free hot drinks at all times

· Student receive an attendance you at the end of the course

·   Course folders are given to all students containing handouts.

Once booked, you will receive details of all the items you will need for the course. Get decorating today and join in! See below for our full course list:


  • Beginners Animal modelling - suitable for all ages - 06/09/2014

    1pm-3.30pm This would be a great course for Parent and Child. The cost for a Child if booked with parent and if they are under 16 will be £20.00 Have fun making a selection of simple models suitable for the top of cup cakes or can be made on a larger scale for a top decoration on a large cake. Everything will be provided for this course.

    £35.00 per person

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  • Cake Course demo day 10am-11.30am - 06/09/2014

    Cake course demo day- Ever considered doing a cake decorating course but do not know what to expect? We will be demonstrating little bits from Cake courses and new products limited places available- Bookable online. Tickets will be £5.00 You will be given discount offers and information on the evening.

    £5.00 per person

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  • Giant Cup cake Novelty course- Ideal course for beginners. - 14/09/2014

    Giant cupcake course Just like a cupcake only bigger and better.... Learn how to create this beautiful giant cupcake. You will learn how to colour your icing with a large variety of colours to choose from, learn how to ice a board professionally, how to coat the base in sugar paste As well as piping in buttercream, and too finish off your beautiful masterpieces you will learn how to make and shape some simple yet beautiful flowers! You will take home a Need a cake certificate and an amazing cake to WOW your friends and family

    £60.00 per person

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  • ** Reduced Price**LV Handbag Novelty cake- 2 night course - 17/09/2014

    You will carve your cake and ice it as a handbag. The choice of bag will be yours but do remember you only have 4 hours to complete this challenge. Everything will be provided for you on the course. Let us help you create a master piece

    £99.00 per person

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  • Mouse Bride and Groom Modelling- evening - 17/09/2014

    6.30pm-9.00pm on 17th and 24th September, The Bride and Groom modelling course includes the cost of all materials- Just provide an apron. Take home a unique couple to grace any cake.

    £85.00 per person

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  • 1 to 1 With the Master in Cake decorating- time and day to suit you - 27/09/2014

    If you don’t see a course that’s for you or you wish to learn in a one-to-one environment? Or maybe you need us to help you create a particular cake for a special occasion?! Our private tuition will give you the opportunity to and let us make the course suitable to your individual needs. You will get our undivided attention and skills of our professional tutors entirely at your disposal. We will discuss with you in detail what you want to achieve during your time with us, our expert staff will come up with a course that works for you. Would you like a friend to attend with you? then a second person can join you for just £60.00

    £120.00 per person

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  • HEN PARTY - 28/09/2014

    Why not do a hen party everyone will love? We offer 3 different hen party packages and we give you free bucks fizz or soft drinks and cake. we have a choice of 3 packages, click to chose your option and ask about any date you would like. Call us on 01189690221.

    £55.00 per person

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  • Learn the art of hand Piped royal icing flowers - 29/09/2014

    Hand piped Royal icing flowers, use a few simple ideas to produce a selection of floral cup cakes. We will provide all you need to produce the flowers on this course. Flowers include Roses, daisies, Star flowers, Pansy etc.

    £58.00 per person

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  • How to assemble a Wedding Cake - 04/10/2014

    2 hours. You will learn how to assemble a wedding cake including leveling, doweling, Pillars, cake sizing, Cake stand and stacking etc.

    £40.00 per person

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  • Basic piping for beginners - 04/10/2014

    This is a short course to learn the simple piping skills which you can then use to grace any cake. We will start with showing you how to make Royal icing. In just one lesson you will be taught just a few simple skills and if you enjoy that you can go on one of our other Royal icing courses to take the skill further. The cost includes all materials.

    £45.00 per person

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  • Intensive Sugarpaste Course 1 ideal for beginners and early stages of learning - 05/10/2014

    Intensive Sugarpaste course 1 Ideal for beginner's 10am to 2.30pm 5th, 12th October Welcome to the Sugarpaste Course 1 intensive. This course is suitable for beginners and early stages of learning. This course is split over 2, 4 ½ hour lessons. And covers a whole range of different sugarpaste techniques that are ideal for all budding cake decorators alike. This course focuses on the use of round cakes and cupcakes all of which we provide for you.

    £150.00 per person

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  • Sugarpaste course 2 INTENSIVE - 19/10/2014

    The dates will be Thursday 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd October On this course you will look at Week 1, Advanced crimping, texture on cup cakes, Week 2, Cover a square cakes and decorate with swags and decorative touches , Week 3 On a dummy cake coat and decorate ready for week 4 where you will produce the top tier in cake. Learn how to stack a 2 tier cake. We provide everything for you to complete this course

    £150.00 per person

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  • How to ice a sponge cake to give a great finish- ideal for beginners - 30/10/2014

    Join our highly popular class which uses fantastic techniques and designs to make your very own cake suitable for all occasions. You will learn the art of levelling, filling a sponge cake, Icing with sugar paste and icing a sponge cake professionally and decorative techniques.

    £68.00 per person

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  • Book a Children's Birthday Party at Need a Cake- Ring to book the date you require. - 01/11/2014

    Our birthday parties are very special. We charge £16.00 per child and charge for a minimum of 9 children. We have a choice of options of things they can chose from and this will be discussed with you at the time of booking. We provide party invitations, soft drinks and all children get a certificate along with a gift.

    £16.00 per person

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