Courses with Peggy Wong

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Peggy is the founder of Blossom Cakes, an expert tutor, professional cake designer, and author of Desserts for the Beginners, Bake a Gift and Gift-in-return, and Fantastic Royal Icing Cookies. Having grown up in the back of her family's food company, she has always been obsessed with cake decorating and baking. Peggy has over 20 years of teaching experience from Japanese Cut Ribbon Flowers, bakery to cake decorating & designs. Despite practical training through apprenticeship and learned from industry masters, she received formal baking training in Haking Wong Technical Institute of Hong Kong.

Peggy is a floral artist, and she received her formal Graphic Design training from the First Institute of Art and Design of Hong Kong. After that, she has completed several Advanced Professional Instructor Certificates, including Japanese Cut Ribbon Flower, Gift Wrapping Art, Wax Flower Making, Creative Ribbon Bonsai, Chinese Knotting and Sogetsu Ikebana of Japan. She has moved into cake decorating in 2003 and is passionate about bringing her love for flowers to as many students as possible. Peggy has served as a judge in numerous international cake competitions. In 2017, she led the Hong Kong team to participate in the Cake Designers World Championship FIPGC in Milan, Italy, while serving as a competition judge. Peggy is an accredited tutor for the PME Professional Diploma Course and was awarded Honorary Five Star Sugar Artist Medal in 2019. She is also an accredited instructor of the JSA certificate course.

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Botanic Flowers

Date: 5~8/9 (Monday to Thursday)

Time: 10:00am - 6:30pm

Instructor: Peggy Wong

Fee: HK$4,500

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The beauty, colour and style that sugar flowers can bring to a special celebration can be stunning! In this course, you'll learn to create life-like Peony, David Austin Rose, Sunflower, Lisianthus, Narcissus and foliage with gum paste. You will also learn the correct use of silicone veiner and tools to create delicate petals and leaves. And how to use gradient colouring to create colour blends and add light and shade to the flower.

*All materials and tools are provided for you to use during the class.​

*It is also a certified course part of the PME Five Star Sugar Artist programme.  A registration fee of HK$3,500 is required for students who register for the PME Five-Star Sugar Artist Programme for the first time. Please read PME Five Star Sugar Artist page for more details.

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Wafer Paper Flowers Certificate Course by Peggy Wong

(Single Lessons Available)

 

Date: 24/9, 1/10, 8/10, 15/10 (Saturday)
Time: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Instructor: Peggy Wong
Fee: HK$4,800

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Wafer paper is a sheet of edible paper typically starch-based. It is perfect for cake decorating and can be manipulated into beautiful florals and used for contemporary cake designs. Wafer paper flowers need no drying time, are lightweight and less breakable than traditional gum paste flowers, so you can place them on the cake without any risk of it damaging your cake.

This 4-day certificate course will teach you the most practical wafer paper flowers, perfect for decorating wedding cakes, hand bouquets, or making potted plants. Starting from the basics to advanced levels are covered in the course. You will learn the techniques of conditioning wafer paper sheets with alcohol and water steam, cutting techniques, various methods to insert floral wires in petals and leaves, and using silicone veiner and minimal tools to create delicate petals and leaves. And how to use gradient colouring to create colour blends and add light and shade to the flower.

24/9 (Sat) - Lesson 1 - Scabiosa, Carnation and Lisianthus
1/10 (Sat) - Lesson 2 - Peony and leaves
8/10 (Sat) - Lesson 3 - Rose and Jasmine
15/10 (Sat) - Lesson 4 - Ranunculus and Clematis

*The course is four days, and the tuition fee is HK$5,200. You can also register for each lesson separately, with tuition fees ranging from HK$1,100 to HK$1,500 per lesson.
* If you signed up for the 4-day course, you are entitled to receive a Blossom Cakes certificate.
*Certificate fee is HK$100 (Optional)
*All materials and tools are provided for you to use during the class.​

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Cold Porcelain Flowers Certificate Course by Peggy Wong

(Single Lessons Available)

Date: 30/9, 7/10, 14/10, 21/10 (Friday)
Time: 10:00am - 6:30pm
Instructor: Peggy Wong
Fee: HK$5,200

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Cold Porcelain Paste is a non-toxic and eco-friendly medium with a soft and elastic texture. It can be shaped into ultra-thin and translucent petals and leaves, suitable for making life-like flowers. Cold Porcelain dries with air. After drying, the texture is firm and resistant to impact.

This 4-day certificate course will teach you the most practical cold porcelain flowers, perfect for decorating wedding cakes, hand bouquets, or making potted plants. Starting from the basics to advanced levels are covered in the course. You will learn various methods to insert floral wires in petals and leaves and correctly use silicone veiner and tools to create delicate petals and leaves. And how to use gradient colouring to create colour blends and add light and shade to the flower.

30/9 (Fri) - Lesson 1 - Rose, Scabiosa and Begonia Leaves
7/10 (Fri) - Lesson 2 - Hydrangea, Pansy and Echinacea
14/10 (Fri) - Lesson 3 - Sweet Pea, Anemone and Eucalyptus Leaves
21/10 (Fri) - Lesson 4 - Dahlia and leaves

*The course is four days, and the tuition fee is HK$5,200. You can also register for each lesson separately; the tuition fee for one day's lesson is HK$1,500.
* If you signed up for the 4-day course, you are entitled to receive a Blossom Cakes certificate, and you will be taught how to make Cold Porcelain Paste.
*Certificate fee is HK$100 (Optional)
*All materials and tools are provided for you to use during the class.​

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Wafer Paper Flowers Certificate Course by Peggy Wong

(Single Lessons Available)

 

Date: 17~20/10 (Monday to Thursday)
Time: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Instructor: Peggy Wong
Fee: HK$4,800

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Wafer paper is a sheet of edible paper typically starch-based. It is perfect for cake decorating and can be manipulated into beautiful florals and used for contemporary cake designs. Wafer paper flowers need no drying time, are lightweight and less breakable than traditional gum paste flowers, so you can place them on the cake without any risk of it damaging your cake.

This 4-day certificate course will teach you the most practical wafer paper flowers, perfect for decorating wedding cakes, hand bouquets, or making potted plants. Starting from the basics to advanced levels are covered in the course. You will learn the techniques of conditioning wafer paper sheets with alcohol and water steam, cutting techniques, various methods to insert floral wires in petals and leaves, and using silicone veiner and minimal tools to create delicate petals and leaves. And how to use gradient colouring to create colour blends and add light and shade to the flower.

17/10 (Mon) - Lesson 1 - Scabiosa, Carnation and Lisianthus
18/10 (Tue) - Lesson 2 - Peony and leaves
19/10 (Wed) - Lesson 3 - Rose and Jasmine
20/10 (Thu) - Lesson 4 - Ranunculus and Clematis

*The course is four days, and the tuition fee is HK$5,200. You can also register for each lesson separately, with tuition fees ranging from HK$1,100 to HK$1,500 per lesson.
* If you signed up for the 4-day course, you are entitled to receive a Blossom Cakes certificate.
*Certificate fee is HK$100 (Optional)
*All materials and tools are provided for you to use during the class.​

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Chinoiserie

Date: 31/10, 1/11, 2/11 (Monday to Wednesday)
Time: 10:00am - 6:30pm
Instructor: Peggy Wong
Fee: HK$4,200

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Chinoiserie is timeless and never goes out of style. In this 3-day workshop, you will learn how to control your pressure piping to create stunning panels with filigree work, overpiping, floating bridgeless extension, 3D chrysanthemum and more! We will allow the piped pieces to dry and assemble into a three-dimensional design. We will pipe chrysanthemum petals and build them as a beautiful flower motif. The techniques learned in this class can be applied to design your original pieces. There are many ways to incorporate filigree work into a cake once you understand how to pipe and build firm parts.

*All materials and tools are provided for you to use during the class.​

*It is also a certified course part of the PME Five Star Sugar Artist programme.  A registration fee of HK$3,500 is required for students who register for the PME Five-Star Sugar Artist Programme for the first time. Please read PME Five Star Sugar Artist page for more details.

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Rolled Fondant Dessert Table

Date: 13/11 (Sunday) - Training Workshop
          19~20/11 (Saturday to Sunday) - Final Project Workshop
Time: 10:00am - 5:30pm
Instructor: Peggy Wong
Fee: HK$3,900

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Sweeten your party! Besides the host, the starts of many celebration receptions are the desserts. The dessert table, or a candy corner, has become very popular recently. A table with a stunning multi-tiered cake and an assortment of sweet treats will excite your guests and create an aesthetic Instagramable spot for the event.

 

Our PME Five-Star Sugar Artist - Rolled Fondant Dessert Table Course consists of a training workshop and a final project workshop (a tutor work alongside you on your project). The training workshop is a one-day training and consulting session. We will use the theme of Ladies' Night as an example and teach several practical skills, including bas relief sculpture, smocking pattern and quilling with fondant, and 3D wafer paper metallic waves. Our tutor will guide you in planning and designing the project to your desired theme. The final project workshop is a two-day session. The students will make and decorate dessert tables according to their designs. The tutor will work alongside and guide the students whenever needed. The course requires students to setup up a dessert table. Still, it must include a multi-tiered cake with a minimum of three tiers and at least three other decorated desserts, including cupcakes, macarons, mini cakes, cookies, cake pops, chocolates etc. A course aims to develop practical and creative skills in arranging a dessert table!

*The tuition fee includes materials for the hands-on training workshop only, and the materials for the final dessert table works are not inclusive.
*We have hundreds of moulds and tools available in our school, and students can bring their decorative fondant moulds and materials to create their dessert table or borrow our moulds and tools to decorate their works.​

*It is also a certified course part of the PME Five Star Sugar Artist programme.  A registration fee of HK$3,500 is required for students who register for the PME Five-Star Sugar Artist Programme for the first time. Please read PME Five Star Sugar Artist page for more details.

Peggy's Projects

Private Class Option

Perhaps the classes don't fit your schedule. Or maybe you want to learn something specific. Private classes are an excellent option. The advantage of this option is intensive or partial days and flexible hours. We can even help to suggest a project if you only have some ideas in your mind. With more one-on-one time with the instructor, work is done faster and you can cover more topics in more detail. Our team has extensive experience teaching students at various skill levels. To obtain a quote for a private class, please email us at blossomcakeshk@gmail.com or blossomcakeshk@163.com.