August 17, 2017

Marvellous Mini Cakes

Covering and Decorating Techniques Class with Lindy Smith

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pretty peachy petals mini cake

Peachy petals mini cake


These beautiful mini cakes are very chic indeed and make a lovely gift for someone special.  Mini cakes are adorable, effective and can be very sophisticated!


The mini cake has become incredibly popular, particularly at weddings, as they make  stunning displays. They are also perfect for when you want to give someone a small personalised gift.


mini cakes decorated with cutters and moulds

Cute mini cakes with floral decoration

This class is designed for all levels of sugarcrafter, however to get the most from this class we recommend that you are comfortable with covering a cake in sugarpaste although this is not essential.

What will the course cover:

You will begin with perfecting the covering of your mini cakes in readiness for decoration. This mini cake workshop is a superb course to experiment with decorating styles. The class will incorporate ideas for using sugarcraft cutters and  moulds and give you an introduction to piping  small pearls with royal icing.

What you can expect:

paisley inspired mini cake

Cool blues mini cake

Lindy will demonstrate various decorative styles to create exquisite ornate mini cakes. You will work mainly with sugarcraft cutters and moulds. Lindy will also give you a brief introduction to piping  by showing you how to pipe  small royal icing pearls.  You will have time to experiment with many patterns and colours. Expert tuition by Lindy is the main focus of the day, you will have Lindy and her team supporting you every step of the way. Our workshops are fun, informative and supportive. We pride ourselves on our ability to make our students feel at ease and encouraged, giving assistance where needed and space when not. You will end the day having created exquisite mini cakes using various decorating techniques, you will have gained valuable sugarcraft knowledge, techniques and tips for use in all aspects of your sugarcraft. We want you to have fun, learn a lot and become a cake friend of Lindy’s Cakes Ltd.

What you need to bring:

Rajasthan rose inspired mini cake

Rajasthan rose mini cake

Once you have booked your place on the Marvellous Mini Cakes class we will send you a comprehensive information pack including a list of what you need to bring. Included in this list will be:

5cm (2in), 6cm (2 1/2in)  or 7cm (3in) mini cakes or cake dummies, sugarpaste, modelling paste and equipment that will be listed in your information pack.

N.B. Many of the items you will need can be purchased in advance from us – we give you a 10% discount on class pre-orders.

What our students say:

I really enjoyed the class and would recommend it to anyone!”   Marsh J

Previous Classes:

See our students in action by clicking the blog links below:

student mini cakes

Mini cakes created by our students

Mini Cakes Workshop – Oct 2010

“Thanks to Lindy, Jane and Kiwi Rachel for an amazing day on Friday! I would thoroughly recommend this course to everyone. I had a great time and learned sooooooooooo much. Lindy has lots of cool tips and advice to offer and is an excellent teacher. I just need to decide which course I’m going to do next” – Mandy Needham

Mini Cake Workshop – Nov 2009

“I didn’t want this class to end! It has been the highlight of my month, I am so happy with my little cakes. Thankyou Lindy, you are an inspiration! “- Muriel Lawry

Book a workshop:

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Finding out more:

If you have any further questions about the Marvellous Mini Cakes class or you would like to register your interest in a future mini cakes class, please contact us using the contact button at the top of the page.

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