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Cake Decorating Courses

Urban Cake Republic welcomes everyone, whether you are new to cake decorating and need a new hobby or challenge, or perhaps you have skills that you want to develop further.  From seasoned professional to business owner, we can assist in your artistic development and bring out your inner cake decorating creativity. No matter your age or experience you're never too old (or young) to pick up new life skills.  The staff at Urban Cake Republic are fully vetted and have undergone rigorous background checks - so we are able to provide a safer learning experience. 

 

Baking Courses

We have a variety of baking courses located at purpose-built kitchens. You will have fun learning how to bake or honing your existing baking skills. Click here to find out where our baking school is located.

In our classes you may be required to take notes, however, where possible you will be issued with handouts and homework tasks especially for the specialist courses.  Full details of course content will be given to you after you have applied for your course.

We also have disability access in all our centres.

Length of Courses

All courses are run one day or one evening a week for a specified number of weeks unless otherwise indicated.

Certificate of Attendance celebrating your success.

On completion of your course, we will award you with a Certificate of Attendance.  These are normally available for courses that are more than 4 weeks long, (including the Starting your own Food/Cake Business).  However, it is important to note that this document will only be supplied to you if you have an 80% attendance rate or higher.

Overseas Students

If you require any further information with regards to our courses please email us directly.

Enrolments

All classes have a set amount of places that are issued on a first come, first serve basis.  

 

Late Enrolments

Accepting late enrolments is at the discretion of UCR, should you enrol after the course has commenced, you will be required to pay the full listed course price, however you will have to call or email us first to check availability.

Here are a list of courses/workshops, dates and prices.  Click on the 'Class info/prices' button below to see the course content and how to enrol, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us:

Cake Decorating/ Baking Courses. Prices & Payment.
Beginner's Accredited Course in Cake Dec £895.00
Tue, Nov 12
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co
Nov 12, 2019, 6:00 PM – Jun 02, 2020, 9:00 PM
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co, Parchmore Methodist Church, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
Get with this exciting certified training programme for those wanting to learn the art of Cake decorating. Choose ONE of the payment options below.
Baking Patisserie/Cake Course for Beginner's £225.00
Wed, Apr 29
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co
Apr 29, 6:30 PM – Jun 10, 9:00 PM
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co, Parchmore Methodist Church, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
Baking delicious cakes, patisserie pastries and bread. In this class you will learn how to create the perfect tasty bakes with trouble-shooting exercises on your baking journey.
Beginner's Cake Decorating Course £195.00
Thu, Apr 30
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co
Apr 30, 7:00 PM – Jun 11, 9:00 PM
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co, Parchmore Methodist Church, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
An exciting introduction to cake decorating and modelling techniques aimed at beginners or those who wish to improve their techniques.
Tiered /Wedding Cake Course £225.00
Tue, Jun 16
Parchmore Community Centre
Jun 16, 6:30 PM – Jul 21, 9:00 PM
Parchmore Community Centre, Parchmore Methodist Church, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
An exciting 6 week course showing you how to create show-stopper tiered cakes. Birthday or wedding (you choose...!)
Fluffy & Fido: Baking for Pets £75.00
Fri, Jul 24
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co
Jul 24, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co, Parchmore Methodist Church, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
For pet lovers. Baking healthy cat and dog treats for your pets or to present as gifts.
Ganache & Swiss Meringue Buttercream covered cakes. £175 (2 Days)
Wed, Jul 29
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co
Jul 29, 10:00 AM – Jul 30, 2:00 PM
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
This technical course shows you how to make ganache coat a cake and cover it to achieve clean and sharp edges. In addition, you will also learn how to make Swiss Meringue Buttercream filing. The end product will be the fashionable "drip" cake - similar to but not the same as this picture.
Cakes and Bakes for Diabetics
Time is TBD
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co
Time is TBD
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co, Parchmore Methodist Church, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
Do you have special dietary requirements or have friends,client or family that are diabetic? Then this course is for you. Learn to bake and decorate delicious yet healthy diabetic recipes
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Beginner's Accredited Course in Cake Dec £895.00
Tue, Nov 12
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co
Nov 12, 2019, 6:00 PM – Jun 02, 2020, 9:00 PM
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co, Parchmore Methodist Church, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
Get with this exciting certified training programme for those wanting to learn the art of Cake decorating. Choose ONE of the payment options below.
Baking Patisserie/Cake Course for Beginner's £225.00
Wed, Apr 29
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co
Apr 29, 6:30 PM – Jun 10, 9:00 PM
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co, Parchmore Methodist Church, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
Baking delicious cakes, patisserie pastries and bread. In this class you will learn how to create the perfect tasty bakes with trouble-shooting exercises on your baking journey.
Beginner's Cake Decorating Course £195.00
Thu, Apr 30
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co
Apr 30, 7:00 PM – Jun 11, 9:00 PM
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co, Parchmore Methodist Church, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
An exciting introduction to cake decorating and modelling techniques aimed at beginners or those who wish to improve their techniques.
Tiered /Wedding Cake Course £225.00
Tue, Jun 16
Parchmore Community Centre
Jun 16, 6:30 PM – Jul 21, 9:00 PM
Parchmore Community Centre, Parchmore Methodist Church, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
An exciting 6 week course showing you how to create show-stopper tiered cakes. Birthday or wedding (you choose...!)
Fluffy & Fido: Baking for Pets £75.00
Fri, Jul 24
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co
Jul 24, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co, Parchmore Methodist Church, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
For pet lovers. Baking healthy cat and dog treats for your pets or to present as gifts.
Ganache & Swiss Meringue Buttercream covered cakes. £175 (2 Days)
Wed, Jul 29
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co
Jul 29, 10:00 AM – Jul 30, 2:00 PM
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
This technical course shows you how to make ganache coat a cake and cover it to achieve clean and sharp edges. In addition, you will also learn how to make Swiss Meringue Buttercream filing. The end product will be the fashionable "drip" cake - similar to but not the same as this picture.
Cakes and Bakes for Diabetics
Time is TBD
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co
Time is TBD
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co, Parchmore Methodist Church, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
Do you have special dietary requirements or have friends,client or family that are diabetic? Then this course is for you. Learn to bake and decorate delicious yet healthy diabetic recipes
Beginner's Sugar Flowers Wired and Unwired £199.00
Thu, Feb 27
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co
Feb 27, 7:00 PM – Apr 02, 9:00 PM
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co, Parchmore Methodist Church, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
Learn how to create beautiful sprays of sugar flowers as toppers for cakes, using a variety of decorative techniques - both wired and unwired
Cake Coating & Piping Techniques £75 (1 day course)
Wed, Feb 19
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co
Feb 19, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co, Parchmore Methodist Church, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
A wonderful 1 day course. Learn how to coat a dummy cake with sugarpaste & pipe simple yet effective decorations on your cake creations using beautiful royal icing techniques.
Baking Course for Beginner's £225.00
Wed, Jan 29
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co
Jan 29, 6:30 PM – Mar 11, 9:00 PM
Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co, Parchmore Methodist Church, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
Baking delicious cakes,cupcakes and bread. In this class you will learn how to create the perfect tasty bakes with trouble-shooting exercises on your baking journey.