Top 12 Cake Decorating
Classes in Singapore
Looking for a cute date idea with your partner? Or a fun group bonding activity with your new university friends? Whether you are an aspiring baker or simply looking for something different to do in Singapore, attending cake decorating classes is definitely an exciting option! There are so many bakeries these days that are devoted to sharing their knowledge and to build the baking community. You can opt to participate in the regular classes or customise your own private workshops to get a more wholesome and fulfilling experience.
Here are 12 of the best cake decorating classes in town that are guaranteed to kick start and nurture your baking passion!
1. Phoon Huat
Studio 1 Address: Block 204 Serangoon Central #01-108 Singapore 550204 (5 min walk from Serangoon MRT)
Studio 2 Address: Geylang Lor 23, One Sims Lane, #01-10 Singapore 387355 (6 min walk from Aljunied MRT)
With classes held at their Serangoon and Sims Lane outlets, Phoon Huat was established back in 1947 and is definitely one of the most experienced bakeries in the market. They provide classes for the Wilton Method of Cake Decorating and what makes it special is that these courses are claimable from SkillsFuture. This means that you can save a buck while picking up a new skill! Other than cake decorating, you can also learn how to bake other classics such as chocolate, Chinese dim sum, kueh and basic bread.
2. Winifred Kristé Cake
Studio Address: 271 Bukit Batok East Ave 4, #01-140 Block 271, Singapore 650271
Ms Winifred, the founder of Winifred Kristé Cake, prides herself in constantly upgrading her cake decorating skills. Since it started in 2010, she has had the privilege of baking for well-known local and international clients such as Singapore lifestyle blogger Melissa Celestine Koh and American businesswoman Martha Stewart. In 2014, her sugar flowers vases were commissioned by Michelle Obama for the White House Christmas.
The team at Winifred Kristé Cake provides premium group and private workshops to impart their knowledge of handcrafting intricately designed sugar flowers to accentuate your limitless cake creations. Featured group workshops include the Classic Rose & Scabiosa Flower, Dahlia Boutonnière and David Austin Rose. If you have a ton of burning questions to ask and prefer to learn at your own pace, email them to tailor make your own private workshop.
Studio Address: 7 Jalan Pinang, Singapore 199139 (4 min walk from Bugis MRT)
Susucre’s cakes guarantee to taste as good as they look. They are inspired by exquisite European artisan recipes and are coupled with designs that aim to bring smiles to everyone’s faces. The classes that they offer are able to cater to learners of different skill levels from beginners to intermediate learners. Each class lasts for about 1.5 to 6 hours and the studio is conveniently located near Bugis MRT. Classes include skills like fondant decorating, piping techniques and making sugar roses.
4. Chocolate Academy
Studio Address: 26 Senoko South Road, Singapore 758091 (15 min bus ride from Admiralty MRT)
Chocolate Academy is known for their quality practical and theory courses for anyone who has a passion for baking. Whether it is chocolate or a chocolate flavoured cake or pastry, they teach a wide array of techniques and applications that will be essential to your skill sets as an aspiring baker.
With these specialised courses, you are sure to expand your creativity and professionalism through their detailed demonstrations and personalised hands-on activities. It is no doubt that they will turn your food presentation skills up a notch!
5. Grà Baking Academy
Studio Address: 780 Upper Serangoon Road, #01-06 Choon Kim House (12 min walk from Kovan MRT)
With more than 10 years of baking experience, Grà Baking Academy has designed their recipes to be easy to replicate in terms of the type of ingredients and techniques used, easing the learning process. Classes include cake decorating as well as baking of other pastries such as cream puffs, croissants and steamed buns.
To all Muslim friends, keep a lookout for classes that only use halal ingredients. Also, if you wish to gift a baking class to a loved one but cannot decide on one, fret not as they have a $100 gift voucher for sale as well!
6. Bake Crafty Cakes Academy
Studio Address: 14 Jalan Soo Bee, Singapore 488114 (12 min walk from Simei MRT)
Specialising in cake decorating, Bake Crafty Cakes Academy seeks to provide healthier and more affordable alternatives to baking while still preserving the flavour in their desserts. They offer classes for the Korean flower buttercream piping technique, other modern piping methods and fondant making.
Other local specialties include kueh lapis, pandan cake, ondeh ondeh cake and egg tart baking. These classes are suitable for kids aged 10 years and above – you can now bake with your child as a bonding activity!
7. Bakin Calf
Studio Address: Block 257 Yishun Singapore 760257 (14 min walk from Yishun MRT)
With the desire to share her passion and knowledge in baking, Shinni created the BakinCalf baking programme to bring all hopeful bakers together to learn as a community. From rainbow crepe cakes to nonya kuehs, you will not only get to master the baking of modern classics, you will also get a chance to impress your family and friends with local specialties.
Classes are held on weekday nights and weekends and take about an average of 4 hours. Each class is limited to a maximum of 8 to 9 participants, which ensures close supervision from the instructor.
8. Cake This n That
Cake This n That is probably the bakery that offers one of the most unique baking classes in this list as their classes include focaccia bread making, karipap bhai (flaky Indian curry puff) making as well as baking different types of soft buns. With these skills, you will never run out of ideas for breakfast! If you love Neapolitan flavours, you can also get your hands on baking and decorating this 3 layered cake from scratch. Needless to say, you get to bring home your creations at the end of the class!
9. Bake a Dough
Studio Address: 10 min bus ride from Marsiling MRT or 3 min walk from Segar LRT (Exact address to be advised)
Since November 2017, Bake a Dough has started to conduct baking workshops at the comfort of customers’ homes. This initiative was inspired by the need to assure customers that they can replicate what they have learnt in workshops since they are now using the equipment from their own homes. To add on, this also allows for undivided attention from the instructor and flexibility to fix a convenient class timing. Featured treats include black bamboo charcoal bread and the famous wobbly Castella cake!
10. Sweetness Cakes
Studio Address: 9 Jasmine Road Singapore 576582 (23 min bus ride from Marymount MRT)
Sweetness Cakes explores a huge variety of baked goods, ranging from Nutella blossoms to Turkish pide. The team often visits well-known bakeries to gain insight and inspiration to better their products.
Selected baking classes offered are SkillsFuture credit approved – you can now learn how to bake choux pastries, tarts, pies and many more for free! Other classes are also provided at an affordable rate. If you are a fan of Sinful Cakes, they hold regular macaron workshops in partnership with Sweetness Cakes. Slots for classes tend to fill up fast so reserve a spot as soon as you can!
Studio Address: Block 1 Tanjong Pagar Plaza #02-42 Singapore 082001 (5 min walk from Tanjong Pagar MRT)
The BakeFresh team consists of 3 self-taught bakers who live by the values of passion, precision and practice. Eager to share their love for baking with like-minded individuals, they strongly believe in crafting the best but easiest-to-learn recipes and that practice makes perfect.
Ingredients used in classes are halal-friendly unless otherwise stated. If you are looking to up your Instagram game, the treats baked in BakeFresh classes will undoubtedly do the trick. Additionally, you can enjoy $5 off any class if you sign up with a friend! And if that is not enough, simply pick the SkillsFuture approved classes to learn for free!
12. Zan’s Treats
Studio 1 Address: 14D Jalan Masjid #01-02 Kingston Terrace Singapore 418935 (3 min walk from Kembangan MRT)
Studio 2 Address: 15 Jalan Masjid #01-01 D'Gallery Singapore 418936 (2 min walk from Kembangan MRT)
Zan’s Treats has two fully-equipped halal baking studios located in Kembangan and takes in a limited number of participants per class in order to maximise the learning potential of each student. Customised classes are also available for private groups for the purposes of corporate events and team building.
Other than the 17 classes that are approved by SkillsFuture, you can also learn to make batik roll cakes, moist steamed cakes and different flavours of kueh lapis. If you do not see something that you want to learn, just drop them an email – the possibilities are endless with Zan’s Treats!