Cake Classes

Established in 2007, Fair Cake is a premier cake school in the UK, hosting cake baking and decorating classes for amateur and professional bakers from our beautiful workshop in Brighton. Classes taught at the cake school offer the highest quality teaching and many students travel from abroad to attend.

Our cake school offers a variety of one day classes such as our popular buttercream flowers cake class and our chocolate ganache workshop. Our two day pastry classes transport you to the streets of Paris to learn all about Choux pastry under expert guidance. And our five day cake workshops offer a fully immersive experience on a variety of subjects to really hone in and develop your skills when it comes to baking and decorating. Five day cake workshops include our cake baking and decorating classes, our vegan baking course and our wedding cake course.

Fair Cake Shop offers a carefully curated selection of tools and equipment to accompany our classes and enhance your baking experience.

Browse our selection of cake classes from the options below, and if you have any questions, please get in touch.


This is our most popular class at the cake school to date!  Not only will you learn how to pipe delicate buttercream flowers in this class, you will also learn how to cover a cake in delicious Swiss Meringue Buttercream. This is a very different way of decorating cakes, perfect for you if you do not like to use fondant or flower paste.


If you have never baked before but you are interested in professional baking classes then this is the perfect class for you! Our Cake Baking and Decorating class is the perfect introduction to baking and learning how to decorate cakes professionally If you have ever oohed and aahed over professionally iced cakes, cupcakes and cookies and wondered just how and why they tick all the right boxes of appearance and taste, then this is the class for you.


Learn how to decorate cupcakes and get those creative juices flowing.


Learn how to decorate cupcakes and get those creative juices flowing.


Spend the day with us in our cake school and learn how to make Swiss Meringue Buttercream and create this stunning chocolate ganache drip cake, perfect for a special occasion.

Come join us for two days and be transported to the romantic streets of Paris with our latest pastry classes. In our first ever Choux pastry masterclass, learn how to make light choux puffs, chocolate éclairs and a show-stopping Croquembouche. Bon Apétit!


Come and spend the day with us learning how to decorate Christmas Cookies!


Come and join us on one of our most popular classes and learn how to achieve the striped effect on cakes.


A brand new wedding cake class that is set to teach you all the skills you need to make a show-stopping contemporary wedding cake! Learn all the techniques that go into making modern wedding cakes at our gorgeous cake school.


Create this stunning two tier cake, perfect for a special occasion in just one day! Come along to our One Day Ganache Masterclass!


This is our first ever macaron class!  Not only will you learn how to pipe delicate shells of macarons in this class, you will also learn how to make flavoured ganache based fillings. All you ever needed to know about macarons will be covered in this class.


Have you ever been curious about what goes into making vegan meringues? Or how to make the ideal gluten-free sponge that's also delicious? Our vegan baking classes are a perfect introduction to gluten-free and vegan cake decorating and baking. If you've ever been unsure of how to construct the ultimate "free-from" sponge or meringues, then this is the class for you.

Experience our cake school

Our cake school is aimed at both beginners and professionals, so whether you are attending with friends as a fun day out or want to hone your skills to begin a cake-baking business, we are the perfect solution to help you to develop your baking expertise. If you are looking for pastry classes, vegan cake decorating or cake baking and decorating classes, you will find them all in our cake school.