Meet Our Team
Welcome to Blossom Cakes! We offer a wide variety of cake-decorating courses tailored to meet your requirements. Our experienced teachers have a wealth of knowledge gained from years of working in this field before transitioning into teaching. Additionally, they are fluent in both English and Chinese, ensuring we can cater to your language preferences.
Meet Peggy, the founder of Blossom Cakes. A professional cake designer, tutor, and author of several cookbooks, including "Desserts for the Beginners," "Bake a Gift and Gift-in-return," and "Fantastic Royal Icing Cookies." Peggy's love for baking and cake decoration stems from her childhood spent in her family's food company.
With over 20 years of teaching experience, Peggy has honed her skills in Japanese Cut Ribbon Flowers, bakery, cake decorating, and design. She received formal baking training at the prestigious Haking Wong Technical Institute of Hong Kong. Apart from being a cake designer, Peggy is also a talented floral artist who received her formal Graphic Design training from the First Institute of Art and Design of Hong Kong. She holds 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. Peggy is passionate about sharing her love for floral art and cake decorating with the world.
Peggy has a wealth of experience as a judge in various international cake competitions. Notably, in 2017, she led the Hong Kong team to compete in the prestigious Cake Designers World Championship FIPGC held in Milan, Italy, where she also served as a competition judge. Peggy has earned recognition as an accredited tutor for the PME Professional Diploma Course and was awarded the Honorary Five Star Sugar Artist Medal in 2019. Additionally, she is a certified instructor for the JSA and Squires Kitchen certificate courses.
Shirley's career path took a turn after years in administrative and managerial roles as she discovered her passion for cake design. She earned a Professional Certificate in Baker and Pastry Cook Training from the Vocational Training Council of Hong Kong, receiving the Best Performance Award. With a background in bakery techniques, she began learning cake making and decoration as a hobby, which quickly turned into a full-fledged 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's hard work and dedication have earned her several accolades, including a Bronze Prize in the Professional Wedding Cake competition at HOFEX 2013, a Gold Award for "Class C: A Floral Arrangement" at ExCel London 2015, and a Silver Award for "Class N: Small Decorative Exhibit" at Cake International Birmingham 2017. She is also a skilled teacher, offering classes in cake decorating and clay art, and is an accredited tutor for the PME Professional Diploma Course. In recognition of her achievements, Shirley was awarded the Honorary Five Star Sugar Artist Medal in 2019.
Learn from the Masters
Our renowned cake experts hail from various parts of the globe and possess exceptional skills in their craft. Many of them are well-known personalities who have authored books, conducted workshops worldwide and amassed a global fan base. They have joined forces to impart their knowledge through our school regularly.
We provide an extensive range of master classes in cake decoration, design, and Nerikiri Wagashi making. Our students can learn a diverse range of decorating techniques from these experts. We cover various topics, including rolled fondant, sugar flowers, modelling, cake painting, 3D sculpting, advanced airbrushing, and tiered cake assembly.