Courses with Shirley Kwan

After years of administration and management job straight out of college, Shirley began to rethink her career choice and donned her chef jacket to begin her cake-designing journey. She firstly earned a Professional Certificate in Baker and Pastry Cook Training from Vocational Training Council of Hong Kong with the Best Performance Award. Having the background bakery techniques, She started learning cake baking and decoration as a hobby which is now her passion. Shirley has completed several professional certificate courses in Royal Icing and Sugar Flower in the UK and an Advanced Clay Art course In Taiwan.

 

Shirley has won a Bronze Prize of Professional Wedding Cake competition in HOFEX 2013, a Gold Award of "Class C: A Floral Arrangement" in ExCel London 2015 and a Silver Award of "Class N: Small Decorative Exhibit" in Cake International Birmingham 2017. She teaches cake decorating and clay art and is an accredited tutor for the PME Professional Diploma Course and is awarded Honorary Five Star Sugar Artist Medal in 2019.

 

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Fondant Wedding Cake Workshop

 

When it comes to making a wedding cake, most people leave it to the professionals. Do you ever think you can make your own wedding cake or make one for your best friend? This hands-on 2-day workshop will help you understand the technique behind a beautiful looking wedding cake. The techniques can be used in the future to create a wedding cake of your own design for yourself or for your friends!

 

In this workshop you will learn:

  • Fondant Embroidery techniques

  • Demonstrate the baking of traditional fruit cake

  • How to coat dummy cake with fondant

  • Sugar Hydrangea and foliage making

Date: 10/1 & 17/1 (Sunday)

Time: 10:00am - 5:30pm

Instructor: Shirley Kwan

Fee: HK$2,800

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*All tools and materials to be used in the classroom are provided.
*We will demonstrate the baking of traditional fruit cakes in the class only. Students will work with styrofoam dummy cake which can be kept for future reference.

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Lucky Ox on Chinese Lion Puppet

 

Chinese New Year is around the corner. This year Shirley will guide you step by step to create a special decorative exhibit, Lucky Ox on Chinese Lion Puppet. The lucky ox is holding spring couplets while riding on the head of a Chinese lion puppet to wish all a happy new year of the Ox! In this workshop, you will learn to model each part that composes the figures of Lucky Ox, colourful Lion Puppet, Spring Couplets, firecrackers and gold ingots. This beautiful piece can also be used as a cake topper.

Date: 30/1 (Saturday)

Time: 10:00am - 6:00pm

Instructor: Shirley Kwan

Fee: HK$1,200

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Date: 6/2 (Saturday)

Time: 10:00am - 6:00pm

Instructor: Shirley Kwan

Fee: HK$1,200

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

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Grand Piano

 

Play some sweet tunes on this little beauty...it's the perfect cake for the musician. In this 3-day workshop, you will get to learn how to use essential Royal Icing techniques to pipe and construct all the details of a grand piano including filigree pattern on the rim and lid, music rack, pedals, and get the ebonies and ivories placement correctly. You will also learn how to pipe exquisite musical notes extension work that appears to float right off around the cake.

Date: 21/2, 28/2, 7/3 (Sunday)

Time: 10:00am - 6:30pm

Instructor: Shirley Kwan

Fee: HK$3,700

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

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

Shirley'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 student at various skill levels. To obtain a quote for a private class, please email us at blossomcakeshk@gmail.com or blossomcakeshk@163.com.

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