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.


Sequins & Ruffles

In this class you will ice 2 cake dummies and make a gold or silver sequin trim. You will also learn how to make a simple fantasy flower and berries and then in the afternoon you will learn how to make a beautiful tier of fabric ruffles. The tiers will be assembled for you to take home your completed display cake.

Price: £166.67

(Total inc. VAT: £200)

Couture Cupcakes

You will learn how to make decorations for these cute cupcakes including an open rose, rosebuds, suculents, anemone, corsage, cameos and a polkadot bow. You will also see a cake lace demonstration which we will use as part of the decoration. You will make striped icing, sequin tops and work with lustre before decorating them to take home.

Price: £145.83

(Total inc. VAT: 175.00)

2 Day Flowers Only

Two days of making pretty sugar flowers the “Cotton & Crumbs” way. I will show you how to make a large rose, cupcake rose, anemone, large peony, small peony, wired berries & hydrangeas, ranunculus and succulent. You will take home a beautiful box of flowers.

Price: £270.83

(Total inc. VAT: 325.00)

Corsage & Lustre

In this class we will be working on a real cake and a dummy. You will learn how to fill, crumbcoat and ice a deeper tier of cake and produce sharp edges on your icing. We will give the cake a modern lustred sheen and make some beautiful decorations including a rose, scrunch flower and fantasy flowers with cameos and pearls. You will take home a beautifully finished 2 tier cake.

Price: £291.67

(Total inc. VAT: 350.00)

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: £158.33

(Total inc. VAT: 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: £75.00

(Total inc. VAT: 90.00)

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: £166.67

(Total inc. VAT: 200.00)

Vintage Spheres

Come and learn how to fill and ice these 5 cakes, make blossoms, pearls and rose buds and decorate with royal icing and basic hand painting. You will take home 5 beautifully decorated sphere cakes.

Price: £166.67

(Total inc. VAT: 200.00)

3 day professional 2 tier wedding cake

In this class will we be layering and covering a real cake and a dummy cake. We will make a selection of flowers including roses, small peonies, hydrangeas, primrose, anenomes, berries and leaves. We will also pipe royal iced pearl swags and assemble and decorate the cake.

Price: £416.67

(Total inc. VAT: 500.00)

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 £250 + 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 Inc VAT: £1,100

Deposit: £300.00

Price: £0.00

(Total inc. VAT: 300.00)

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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