Cake Classes

A bit about our Masterclasses

Please come and join me in creating beautiful cakes, handcrafted sugar flowers and boutique cupcakes. Classes are run from our little studio, hosting just 4 students per class enabling me to give my full support and attention. All materials, tools, aprons and edibles are provided for you to use during the classes. Drinks are provided throughout the day and afternoon tea (sandwiches & cakes) is also included for full day classes only. The only thing that you may want to bring is a notepad and pen.

Address for the class: 14 Jesson Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B75 7ED (This is a residential road so there is plenty of free parking)


Getting to class

Nearest Airport: Birmingham International (20 minute drive away)
Nearest Train Station: Sutton Coldfield Station (10 minute drive away)

Accommodation close by:
The Belfry
Moxhall Hall
The Premier Inn (Whitehouse Common)
Moor Hall

The following list of classes are currently available to attend. Please read the information provided carefully before purchasing. If you have any questions regarding classes or any specific class listed below, please dont hesitate to get in touch by calling Tracy on: 0121 240 2536 or send an email at info@cottonandcrumbs.co.uk and we will respond within 48 hours. We look forward to meeting with you.

Our Current Masterclasses


Please note: all classes and products are now inclusive of VAT.


Beginners Class

You will learn how to split, fill, level, crumb coat and ice a sponge cake. Make basic flowers and an edible bow trim to decorate your finished cake.

Price: £190.00

3 Hour Large Rose Class

Come and learn how to make one of my signature large roses. I will also show you how to make a cupcake rose and rosebud and show you how to achieve vintage colours.

Price: £90.00

2 Day Flower Making & Piped Pearls Class

In this class you will learn how to make 2 large roses, 1 peony, wired hydrangeas and an anenome aswell as royal iced pearls to adorn your dummy cake which will be decorated with your finished flowers.

Price: £360.00

1 Day Brush Embroidery & Peony Class

In this one day class you will ice 2 dummy cakes, make a large signature peony and learn the technique of brush embroidery using royal icing.

Price: £200.00

Vintage Spheres

Come and learn how to make 5 pretty little round sphere cakes. In this class you will learn how to fill, marzipan and ice the spheres and then decorate them with royal icing, pearls, rosebuds, blossoms and basic hand painting.

Price: £200.00

3 day professional 2 tier wedding cake

Come and learn how to work with real cake and a dummy. Filling and icing, piping, making roses, wired filler flowers, blossoms and 5 petal flowers. You will be shown how to separate the tiers and add the flowers to finish with a clean professional look.

Price: £500.00

Ruffles & Lace Appliques

This 2 day class will cover more modern techniques such as working with ganache, sharp edges, ombre ruffles and lace appliques, You will also make a large rose to complete the pretty look of this cake.

Price: £390.00

5 Day Masterclass

5 day class – A special one off class for 4 students to come and learn the following:

Day 1: The basics: levelling, filling, masking. Plus icing a real cake and 2 dummy tiers.
Day 2: The flowers: we will make a variety of sugar flowers including roses, peonies, rose buds, hydrangeas, anenomes and filler flowers.
Day 3: Stacking and piping: we will dowel and stack the 3 tier cake, add flowers and learn how to pipe swags and brush embroidery onto the cake.
Day 4: The cupcakes: learn how to make decorations for cupcakes, fill and ice cupcakes and stencilling. You will finish with 12 beautifully handcrafted cupcakes.
Day 5: Mini cakes – working with real cake we will be splitting, filling, masking and icing 4 mini cakes, making rosebuds and blossoms and piping vertical stripes.

At the end of the week you will take home a 3 tier cake, 12 cupcakes and 4 mini cakes. A perfect display for a gorgeous cake desert table!

Please note: a £300 inc VAT deposit is required in this transaction to secure your place and the remaining balance can be paid in instalments before the class commences.

Total Price: £1,100

Deposit: £300

Price: £0.00


One to One Tuition

£500 Per Day
I now offer one to one tuition. Bespoke courses are based on what you want to learn, whether you are a beginner or more advanced please contact me with your requirements.


Terms & Conditions

We are unable to refund any classes once you have booked and paid for a place unless we have to cancel a class due to unforseen circumstances ourselves, then a full refund will be given.

Class contents and skills are not to be taught in any other classes, the skills learnt are for you to put into practice for your own business, under no circumstances should the class be replicated and taught to your own students.

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