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Come and visit the beautiful Tamar Valley and make your own wedding cake and decorations!

Absolute Confection Wedding Cake design

Get adventurous, get more involved and save some money - Make your own Wedding Cake!


Learn to make your own cake over the course of a weekend with professional tuition and guidance. I can help you with the recipe of your choice and how best to bake it and then learn how to ice your cake and make a range of sugar icing decorations from scratch.


This fun couple of days can be on your own or bring friends and family - why not make it an early Hen weekend? Even bring your partner - bake your cake together for the ultimate relationship test or whilst you're busy baking they can be free to explore the huge range of attractions the area has to offer, from Dartmoor to the sea, from the Eden Project to cycling or exploring the counties rich mining heritage at the Tamar Trails or Morwellham Quay.


There is plenty of quality accommodation available from camping to B&B's or to luxury hotels, all within a 5 mile radius, and travel is easy. Come by Car, bus or train -  Arrangements can be made to collect you from the local stations.


Days are individually tailored to suit your requirements. Prices include all ingredients and start from:


Cake and Icing £100

Making Decorations £50


Contact me for more information or to book now



Other Cookery Courses:

Absolute Confection Cookery Courses

Blissful Bread


Spend the day kneading, nudging and learning the secrets to baking a range of basic breads, including Yeast and Soda,

Foccacia and more.



Cup Cakes


Spend a day with friends making and decorating these hugely versatile and popular favourites. Experiment with flavourings

and icings to create your own stack of delicious treats.



Gluten and Dairy-Free Cooking


A fantastic day teaching you how to make the most of your cooking for those members of your family with food intolerances and allergies.



Grub On A Grant, or How Not to Starve on a Student Loan


Getting ready to go off to University, and need the confidence to know how to make quick, cheap and easy meals (that aren’t all pasta)? This is a great fun and practical day to learn the basics and tips for good minimal-spend nutritional cooking that will give reassurance to your parents that you will not starve, and yet still leave enough in the bank to be a student…!  This course is a real investment



Introduction to Sugarpaste Icing


On this lively and very much hands-on day, I will take you through some of the basic techniques of using sugarpaste icing. From making a sample, you will learn how to apply it successfully to a basic shape. You will then try your hand at making a spray of flowers and leaves, and a model figure to take home and show and use.










Pastry for the Petrified


Whether you’re a complete beginner or a bit rusty, this popular course is ideal for all levels. You’ll learn all the basic techniques covering the making and uses for classic pastries including short, puff and choux.



And a firm seasonal favourite...


Christmas Gingerbread House


This great day is an absolute must for a Christmas treat!  Designed as a family fun session with parent and child working together to create a magical – and fully edible – gingerbread house to take home and share. This course is designed for parents to spend some quality time with their children, although parents are welcome on their own to gain inspiration for things to make and do with their family.
















Classes are suitable for all skill levels, from absolute beginners, those who need a refresher or want to build confidence, or those wishing to further develop. Cookery days are small, informal and fun, whilst aimed at providing practical guidance that will give you many hints, tips and techniques to demystify the art of preparing and cooking excellent food, providing you with a basic skills template to take away and build on at your leisure, all within a fun, interactive environment.


 You also get to eat what you make on the day or take it away to show off your new-found skills to friends and family.



Feedback from previous cookery days:


 "I really enjoyed the day and couldn’t believe how quickly the time went by."


 "I had a really good confidence boost – having not made pastry before ever, I came away from my day with Claire knowing I can do it, remembering everything she had shown me and confident to go home and keep baking."


 "The atmosphere was relaxed and friendly and it was very well organised."


 "There were many useful tips throughout the day"


 "It was a relaxed atmosphere and I really enjoyed the day."


Absolute Confection Bread Baking Course
Absolute Confection Hand-Made SUgarpaste Flowers
Absolute Confection Gingerbread House Course
Absolute Confection Gingerbread House Course

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