The Baked Boutique

91 Ellingham Business Estate

Ellingham Way  



TN23 6JZ


Tel: 01233 878658


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Opening hours





09.15 am - 3.00 pm



09.15 am - 3.00 pm



09.15 am - 2.30 pm



09.15 am - 3.00 pm



10.00 am - 1.00 pm






PME Professional Diploma Royal Icing and Piping



Starting Saturday 16th October 2017


Taught over five consecutive weeks. 10am until 2.30pm.


Price - £350.


Inclusive of a starter pack of equipment to get you started. £75 deposit.

Payments can be spread up to four weeks before the course commences.


  • Basic Techniques
  • Coating, Templates & Scroll Borders
  • Inscriptions
  • Core piping skills – shells, beads, lines, dots/ bulbs, rope borders
  • Simple piped flowers and leaves
  • Run out Collars & Motifs
  • Extension Borders & Lace Designs
  • Brush Embroidery
  • Cake Balance & Multi-Tiered Cakes
  • Packaging, Transport & Delivery Costs
  • Pricing Guidelines
  • Delivery charges
  • Assembly & Presentation

The focus of this course is piping techniques. Students will also learn how to coat cakes with royal icing.  In the first half of the diploma students will concentrate on learning techniques to a professional standard. Students will then take these new skills and then create their own cake designs.  All the work will be carried out on a dummy cake. 


  • This diploma course includes everything you need – dummy cake, icing and the use of all our equipment.

  • On commencement of the course you will also receive a starter pack of equipment, which will be yours to keep and take home.

  • To complete the Diploma course you will also need to complete work at home.

  • It is therefore deemed necessary that you have all of your own equipment.

  • Each week you will be given a handout detailing what is required for the following lesson.

  • You may choose to purchase additional items and you will also require additional icing, colours etc.  

  • We offer a discount of 10% to our students.

  • Please see our main class overview page for full Terms and Conditions. 

  • A diploma certificate will be issued at the end of the course to those students who complete all of the required techniques/projects to a required standard

Each module is a minimum of 25 hours duration and is a completely separate course. A diploma certificate will be issued at the end of the course to those students who complete all of the required techniques/projects to a required standard. 



The Masters Certificate is divided into Three Modules.

Rolled Fondant             Sugar Flowers             Royal Icing & Piping



It is not essential to complete all three modules, unless you wish to be awarded the Masters Certificate.  The Masters Certificate will only be awarded as and when all Three Modules have been successfully completed.


Diplomas will also be awarded on successful completion of each module.


All PME Professional Diploma Courses can only be taught by our Approved Teachers/Retailers. If you are unsure whether a teacher/retailer is approved to offer our courses, you can request to see the teacher/retailers certificate of approval and/or contact us for verification.  Your contact for PME Classes is our Head of School, Paula MacLeod or our Class Marketing Assistant, Resat Cekicler.