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Buttercream Artistry

Presented by The Cooking School at the Essential Ingredient Surry Hills
About the class

This course is 5 hours of intense learning with the talented Babette Yu of Blooming Cakes where she will teach you the skills to be able to create these beautiful buttercream works of art.

Covered in this course

Each student to make their own cupcakes

Buttercream theory: the butter we choose; the best temperature to work with, handling the buttercream and freshness.

Buttercream making demonstration and then students to produce their own

Cake decoration theory: colour choices, flower design, the flower arrangement on the cake

Babette will demonstrate the use of the buttercream and each student to work with her to produce their own works of art.

Included in the ticket price- a box of your own cupcakes to take home, lunch and refreshments

Please note that the image used above is Babette’s work and gives you an idea of what you will be able to create at the end of this course!

Babettes cake


To do list!

Wear closed toed shoes (no 6-inch heels ladies!)

Please tie back long hair

Arrive early as the class will start on time (there’s a lot to fit in!)

Save the environment and bring a container in case of leftovers

We love Planet Earth

The Cooking School believes in recycling, reducing waste and reusing where possible. All food waste is collected by an organic recycling company that converts the waste into reusable energy.


St Margaret’s Car Park at 417-435 Bourke Street, Surry Hills is a great option for parking with 80 spaces available and a 5-minute walk from the Cooking School. Casual parking rates after 5pm are $4/hour.


Booking Conditions:

  • Cancellations are non-refundable.

  • A change in personal circumstances does not entitle a ticket holder to return or exchange a ticket.

  • All bookings are confirmed on receipt of full payment and if a seat is available.

  • Reservations may be transferred to other classes with 30 days notice.

  • If you are unable to attend a reserved booking, you are welcome to send someone else in your place.

  • Reservations for classes and events close 30 minutes prior to the start time.

  • All classes and events require closed-in shoes.

  • The Essential Ingredient reserves the right to alter or cancel a class. Every effort is made to contact and accommodate guests in the event of alterations or cancellations. If a class is cancelled or moved to a date and/or time you are unavailable, you are entitled to a full refund.

  • Please inform staff of any dietary requirements whilst making a booking, we will attempt to accommodate you to the best of our abilities. Please contact us on 02 9555 8300.

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About the presenter

The Cooking School at The Essential Ingredient Surry Hills offers a variety of cooking classes hosted by dedicated local and international chefs in a relaxed and friendly environment.


September 14
9:30 am - 2:30 pm


146 Foveaux Street

Surry Hills, NSW 2010 Australia
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