Award is icing on the cake

Hockley's getting an award from Mylene Klass
Hockley's getting an award from Mylene Klass

A firm specialising in celebration and wedding cakes is offering a wide range of courses to finish off the perfect cake.

Hockley’s is running the courses from their premises and wedding cake studio in Brixworth. The firm were finalists in this year’s Baking Industry Awards for Celebration Cake Business of the Year and they are looking to pass on their skills.

On Wednesday, December 4 and Sunday, December 8, there will be the chance to learn how to decorate a cake with snowmen, reindeer and a Christmas tree. The courses on both days run from 6pm to 9pm and the cost is £60.

On Wednesday, December 11, there will be a chance to learn how to decorate mini cakes between 5.30pm and 9.30pm. The course costs £80.

People can also learn how to decorate their own celebration cakes in three sessions. The first on Saturday, the second on Saturday, December 7 and the third on Saturday, December 14. All run between noon and 4pm and each session costs between £75 and £80.

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