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                   SATURDAY WORKSHOPS



Julia has been making wonderful sugarcraft creations in West Yorkshire for over 40 years, designing and making cakes for all occasions. During her career she has taught the art of sugarcraft and baking to all ages and abilities, inspiring hundreds of future Star Bakers with her workshops and classes.


With a professional and patient approach Julia guides the learner with simple step by step instructions to make decorations using a range of traditional and modern techniques. Many former students have gone on to develop careers and businesses in the food industry.

Julia's classes have received "Outstanding" grades and her baking and sugarcraft creations are award winning.

If you want to achieve a professional finish and learn new sugarcraft skills why not join one of Julias workshops? Whether you are a novice or experienced cake decorator you can develop your skills with careful guidance in small groups that are friendly and relaxed in a comfortable home kitchen setting.  

"Julia is an excellent teacher and very patient with beginners."

"Really enjoyed yesterday and will definitely be back in the new year with some of the new classes!!!"




'Pizza' cake

Saturday 13th May 2023

Create that special Celebration cake.


Use different coloured butter cream and  nozzles  to produce a variety of piping styles and techniques .

Decorate and finish with a selection of sugar flowers.

Take home your completed Masterpiece made from Victoria sponge cake.

​Course fee £25 includes all ingredients and tuition.

​No experience necessary – step by step guidance provided.   


£25 including all ingredients


Icing Decoration

Saturday 27th May 2023

Learn how to make Royal icing and its various consistencies.


Learn how to make greaseproof paper piping bags.

Practise different piping techniques to decorate biscuits and embellish a Sugarpaste Alphabet letter.

Make simple flowers and shapes using cutters and specialist tools.

​Course fee £25 includes all ingredients, tuition and tea/coffee.

No experience necessary – step by step guidance provided.


£25 including all ingredients




Saturday 10th. June -

Mini Wedding Cake


From a selection of biscuits and cake make a Vintage 4 tier mini sugarpaste  cake.  Use a variety of sugapaste techniques to give a different effect on each layer.

Decorate with specialist tools and equipment. Produce handmade miniature sugar roses. Take home your individual creation.


Saturday 17th.June -

Father's Day Surprise


Sugarpaste and Marzipan Cactus. Using a Chocolate Orange and 2 Wagon wheels make a realistic Cactus in a pot and Rosette.  Create edible spikes from  flower paste.  Achieve the Cactus texture using marzipan.  Model a Sugarpaste rosette with ribbon frills, embossing and stitching techniques.  Personalise the gift for your No.1 DAD.

£25 including all ingredients

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