Win A Place At A Cake Decorating Class At Whimsical Cakehouse Worth $330!


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There are all sorts of classes you can do there including some flower making classes, cupcakes to 3D cakes like the very cute Arctic Antics cake above. They range from two hours to three day courses and class sizes are capped at 6-8 people and they also offer private tuition. Founded by the lovely Linda Harden, former senior teacher at Planet Cake she is joined by Margi Carter who was one of Planet Cake's co founders and also illustrated and designed the very popular Planet Cake cookbook.

Their Foundation 1 one day courses are a great introduction to the art of cutting and ganaching a cake, covering it with fondant and achieving those elusive sharp edges. You then get to take your cake home where it will keep for one week.

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You will learn to:

Cut a cake into 3 even layers (without cheating!)

Ganache your cake

Cover your cake with fondant, smooth it and achieve sharp edges

Colour your fondant using paste colours

Cover a cake board with fondant

Create smooth balls from fondant and bedazzle them

Cut out fondant shapes and apply them to your cake

Attach fondant shapes to wires

Apply ribbon to your cake board

Thanks to Whimsical Cakehouse one lucky Not Quite Nigella reader will win a place at a Whimsical Cakehouse foundation 1 whole day class worth $330! For a chance to win all you have to do is tell me your dream cake! Simply add your answer as a comment to the story. The competition ends at midnight AEST on the 19th of November, 2011. You can enter this  competition once daily and it is open to anyone within Australia but travel to and from the class is not included. The class can be redeemed for a period of 9 months after the draw date.

The winner is: Jennifer B. of Queensland!

Best of luck!

Lots of love,



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