Learn how to cover your Christmas Cake Workshop

11 Nov

Monday 2nd December 2013


with Nickie Milner  from Cakes by Nicola

7.00 pm – 9.30pm (2 ½ hrs) at Brighton Road Baptist Church, Horsham


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Come and learn how to cover your Christmas Cake in our new Workshop. Bring along your own fruit cake baked in a deep 8” tin, Nicola can provide a recipe or Waitrose does a kit for a Christmas cake or you can bring a ready made one.

Nickie Milner from Cakes by Nicola will be demonstrating how to cover your fruit cake with Marzipan (optional) and then White Icing using lots of professional tips.


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She will also be teaching us how to make the intricate and edible decorations to top the cake using basic sugarcraft techniques. A Father Christmas, Snowman, Tree and Penguins complete with presents, pond, snowflakes, snowballs and ‘Merry Christmas’ lettering. You will work with modelling paste and using different techniques learn how to create these characters using paste colours, glitter and lustre dusts and metallic paint.


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Suitable : for all abilities, from beginners to more advanced

Place: limited to 10 places

Cost:  £19

You will need to bring:

–         An apron and large rolling pin

–         An 8” fruit cake with a 10” board in a suitable container to transport

–         2lb 13 oz of marzipan and 3lb of white icing

–         A ribbon for around the cake


Please email us at makehorsham@yahoo.co.uk if you are interested and we can send you the booking form.


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