Cake Decorating Workshop: Sugar Butterfly

Learn how to make an edible cake topper using sugar art

Australian Patisserie Academy

Australian Patisserie Academy


6.5 hours Class size 1 to 6

label $270 (or 4 payments of $67.50 Afterpay)

Do you want to take your cake decorating skills to the next level? Are you ready to impress everyone with this gorgeous sugar art creation at your next party or event? Join the Australian Patisserie Academy in Sydney for this fun, hands-on workshop and begin your journey into the world of sugar art.

In this hands-on, interactive workshop, you will learn the foundational skills to this special cake decoration art form, and experiment with this delicate and intricate material.

What you will learn:

  • How to weigh, cook and colour sugar.
  • Simple casting, moulding and pulling techniques.
  • How to assemble a showpiece with a single-coloured ribbon.
  • Understand the importance of basic recipe and handling fundamentals.
  • Addition of acid.
  • Addition of glucose.
  • Cooking temperature.
  • Handling temperature.
  • Welding of sugar components.

At the end of the class, you will take home your own unique showpiece. A detailed recipe book will be provided so you can continue perfecting your skills from your own kitchen!

Please note: You will receive a confirmation email seven days before your class starts with all the information you will need for the day.

Aside from this class, this teacher also has the following coming up:

Knowledge Required
What you'll get
  • All materials are included in the cost of the workshop.
  • You will make your own cake topper to take home.
  • A detailed recipe book.
What to bring
Information regarding clothing:
  • The Australian Patisserie Academy is a professional training facility. Appropriate clothing must be worn at all times including long pants, a cotton shirt with sleeves and fully closed in flat, non-slip shoes. You will be given an Australian Patisserie hat and apron to use on the day but if you have a full chef’s uniform, please feel free to wear it.
  • Proper attire including long pants, cotton shirts with sleeves and appropriate footwear are essential entry requirements to attend classes. These are important necessities to prevent injury in case of spillage.
  • Long pants: this means pants that cover your entire leg. Shorts or three-quarter pants are not permitted.
  • Cotton shirts with sleeves: this means shirts that cover the top part of your arm as well as your entire torso. Singlets, crop tops, halter neck or sleeveless tops are not permitted.
  • Fully closed in, flat, non-slip shoes: this means flat shoes that cover your foot in its entirety with a rubber sole. Ballerina shoes, shoes with a heel or open shoes of any kind are not permitted.
  • No jewellery is to be worn during class. Long hair must be tied back neatly. Students without appropriate attire may not be submitted to classes and thus forfeit their enrolment.

250 Blaxland Road, Ryde NSW

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Australian Patisserie Academy
Australian Patisserie Academy


The Australian Patisserie Academy joins TAFE NSW as a specialist centre at the hospitality hub of Ryde Campus, which also features the Sydney Wine Academy and the Sydney Coffee Academy.

Our programs provide culinary professionals and food enthusiasts the opportunity to further your patisserie training, giving you the confidence and expertise to shine in the kitchen.

The Academy offers specialised courses in chocolate, patisserie, sugar, bread, cake design and decoration.

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