Dragons & Daffodils School

by Rhianydd  Webb

Mon 7-9pm Garth Olwg



Next classes start in September. Further Information will be available at the end of the summer term.

Monday 7-9pm Garth Olwg Lifelong Learning Centre 8 week course £60


Existing students, no need to book through reception at the venue.



Subject - Story book cake with cute little red riding hood figure and bonsai blossom tree


Equipment needed:





Week 1 16/4/18  - Piped cupcake Bouquet - 7-12 white plastic drinking cups, stapler, crepe paper or tissue paper to wrap bouquet, 1-2 m of ribbon to tie bouquet. plastic piping bags, palette knife, pre coloured buttercream 250g butter to 500g icing sugar - bring spare icing sugar to class, (chosen flower colour and a green - bring extra colours if you wish please also bring a small amount of plain uncoloured), Piping nozzles 104 (petal), Leaf ST52, (succulents we will cut the bag), one piping nail, scissors, 2D wilton (  OR - if you already have nozzles, bring what you have) 7-12 muffin sized cupcakes (can be purchased from supermarket)

Week 2 23/4/18 - Shrub and the wolf - saracino 250g - either white and colour appropriately (green, brown) or pre coloured saracino, modelling tools, corn flour, small sharp knife, non stick board, box to take items home, edible glue and glue brush

Week 3 14/5/18 - Wired spring blossoms - flower paste (white and green), small matt stamen and/or reel pink cotton, brown florist tape, nile green florist tape, 5 petal blossom cutter 30mm, 26g white wire, small calyx cutter, polystyrene block

Week 4 4/6/18 - Wired spring blossoms - as above plus dust colours - plum, aubergine, foliage green, 1/2" flat dust brush (eg pme flat brush)

Week 5 11/6/18 - Cute little red riding hood saracino model - saracino pasta model to include skin, red, white, small amount of black, modelling tools, kebab skewer, small sharp knife, non stick board, polystyrene block or car sponge to sit figure on.

Week 6 25/6/18 - model continued

Week 7 2/7/18 - Bonsai tree with the blossoms and rice krispie treats - 500g chocolate brown sugarpaste (renshaw), modelling tools, foil, blossoms already made, 18g wire, or your thickest florist wires plus brown florist tape. Kebab skewers, rice krispie treats (1 tbsp butter, up to 70g marshmallows and 100g rice krispies, melt butter and marshmallow in microwave for up to 1 minute and stir in rice krispies, cool in large sandwich bag.

Week 8 16/7/18 - Buttercream and cover book cake (8" x 6" sponge cakes x 2 - up to 2" deep each), buttercream recipe as week 1, 1kg white sugarpaste, up to 500g chocolate brown sugarpaste (bring whatever was left over last week, then add new to make 500g), 14" to 16" cake drum and box, long sharp serrated knife, long rolling pin, icing sugar shaker, smoother, long palette knife, small sharp knife. All items to add to cake. (Tutor will bring printed wafer paper sheets for the books). Small amount of green sugarpaste and a nail brush for grass.


**Please note there there is no cancellation, refund or transfer of places on courses**