Professional Diploma Module 4 – Floral Tiered Cake: Design and Techniques


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You can choose to partake in just one individual Diploma module and receive a Rosalind Miller Cake School Diploma Module Certificate of Excellence OR complete the full five modules to receive your Master Diploma Certification. 

Renowned for her show stopping floral cake creations, Rosalind has written this course to share with you with everything you need to know to be able to confidently make stunning wedding cakes decorated with beautiful sugar flowers. You’ll learn many commercial techniques completely bespoke to Rosalind, while gaining the confidence to work with the key materials and equipment needed for sugar flowers. Whilst the flowers are taught in our signature style, the skills and processes can be applied to a wide variety of other complex and realistic flowers. 

Not only will you learn how to make a stunning selection of sugar flowers, you’ll also have technical guidance on how to design a cake with sugar flowers and safely attach them to your cake in a variety of styles. This class is aimed to develop your own design ethos, so that you create a cake that is completely unique to you and your signature style. 

You’ll also be able to take a tour of our professional cake design studio and kitchen (conveniently located next to the classroom), you’ll also meet Rosalind and the team for Q&A where you can ask any cake questions you may have.  


What you will learn:

The Techniques

  • How to work confidently with flower paste.
  • A guide to the essential tools and how to use them for making sugar flowers.
  • How to make wired petals using our quick and easy technique.
  • How to make ‘pulled’ flowers, without the use of cutters.
  • How to assemble the various elements of the wired flowers together.
  • How to make wired and veined leaves.
  • How to realistically colour your flowers and foliage using edible dusts.
  • How to safely and securely arrange your sugar flowers onto a cake in different designs.
  • How to design and decorate your cake with sugar flowers.

The Flowers

  • Sweetpeas
  • Wisteria
  • Hydrangea
  • Anemones
  • Stephanotis
  • Fantasy Flowers
  • Lily of the Valley
  • Freesias
  • Old English Roses (David Austin Roses)
  • Tea Roses
  • Briar Roses
  • Open and Closed Peonies
  • Leaves and Foliage


What you will take home:

Upon completion of this module you will receive a Rosalind Miller Cake School Diploma Module Certificate of Excellence

  • Your full collection of beautiful sugar flowers
  • A tiered dummy cake decorated with a selection of your beautifully styled sugar flowers.

*Please note, the images are for illustrative purposes only and you won’t recreate the exact image during the class, but you will create elements shown in all of the images.


Approx. students: 6

Skill level: Beginner or Intermediate


  • Price: £1230.00 incl. VAT


Timings: 10am – 5.00pm (with 30 mins – 1 hour for lunch). Please note, the class may run over depending on the speed of the group on the day.


We are unable to offer any refunds should you decide to cancel or are unable to attend your Masterclass or Diploma course at Rosalind Miller Cake School. If you are unable to attend and wish to book onto a different Masterclass or Diploma course this may be possible in some circumstances, dependent on availability and at the discretion of Rosalind Miller Cakes. Any transfers will incur a £25 administration fee per Masterclass or Diploma module. We recommend taking out the appropriate insurance to cover your costs in case you are unable to attend for any reason. No part of this course and its materials may be reproduced or used in any manner for commercial use. You may use course materials for personal use only.


We reserve the right to cancel a Masterclass or Diploma course under certain circumstances. In the unlikely event that this happens, we will reschedule the Masterclass or Diploma course date and offer students a transfer to the rescheduled date, or if the new date is not convenient, we will offer a transfer to an alternative class or online class. We will endeavour to advise students as far in advance as possible if we need to cancel a class.

COVID-19 – If we are required to cancel classes or close Rosalind Miller Cake School due to government restrictions surrounding COVID-19, we will issue all students with a Credit Voucher which can be used to re-book at a later date. We will endeavour to reschedule the class/es and offer students a transfer to the rescheduled date, or if the new date is not convenient, we will offer a transfer to an alternative class or online class. These students will be given first refusal for any new dates announced.

If we are still able to run classes, but you are unable to attend for any reason (for instance should any student be required to self-isolate, they will not be permitted to attend Rosalind Miller Cake School) and this will be treated as a cancellation. Students may only be transferred to another date/class if Rosalind Miller Cake School is able to resell their original place to another student.

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You may not use designs, lesson formats, photographs, handbooks, techniques, correspondence, or any other elements of the Rosalind Miller Cake School’s course(s) for your own classes or the promotion of your classes.

You may not use the items you have created during any Rosalind Miller Cake School course(s) to promote your own course(s).

If this happens you may be subject to legal action against you and your business. By attending our Masterclasses or Diploma courses you agree not to copy or imitate any Rosalind Miller content for commercial purposes.