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"Williamsburg's Wedding Cake Co."    Cakes by Tawanda
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Now booking  2020 weddings
Join us at Cakes by Tawanda located in the heart of Williamsburg, 1408 Richmond Rd. 
Suite B (Next to IHOP, parking available at the IHOP and Fairfield Inn and Suites.) 
Set up your free consultation 
Cakes will be provided  with fruit and custard fillings
Trust your special day to us "The best custom cake shop winners in Williamsburg three years in a row." 

Private classes

Chef Tawanda Hammond is available to teach individuals or groups for 1 day to 4 days. Classes are generally 3 1/2 hours, however, the class may extend to 5 hours (depending on the students). The chef is available to travel almost anywhere. Specific costs regarding accommodations, travel, meals and classes need to be individually accessed.

• Private Instructions: $125 Minimum 3.5 hours / 5 hours
  • Group Instructions: $110.00 • Minimum 5 students / Maximum 10 people 
  Hands on course – Basic supplies are provided 

(February 2, 2020 - 1pm)
Basic I- Leveling cakes 
  Filling layers 
  Icing cake / bag method / free hand method
  Buttercream recipe
  Decorating essentials / proper filling of decorators bags, bag position, & pressure control
  Writing tips, rosebud, half rose, sweet pea and rose making with buttercream. 
  Standard borders- straight shell, reverse shell, braided shell, rope, zigzag, beaded.

(March 8, 2020 1pm)
Basic II- Two toned flower making (buttercream)
Royal frosting (2 day class) drying time is needed 
* Baby Bassinet top – optional during this class
Old fashion string work 
Basket weave
Rosette coverage, ombre’ coverage, striping, cornelli lacework, sotas lacework, scrolls, fleur-de-lis, and leaves. 

(April 19, 2020 1pm)
Advanced I- Crown border with string work, ruffles, swag/drape with buttercream and fondant,
ribbons with buttercream and fondant, pansies, daisies, apple blossom, flutes, brush embroidery, watercolor painting, & brush stroke painting.

(May 24, 2020 1pm)
Advanced II- Fondant covering, fondant pressing, fondant painting, and draping. Some fondant flowers will be made during this class. Students must bring in a non-frosted, evenly baked, 2 layer- 8” round to class. (it is recommended to bake and refrigerate prior to class, for the best results). 
* Advanced I, class must be taken prior to taking this class.

(July 26, 2020)
Wedding cake preparation class- Each student must bring a 2-layer 6”, 2 layer- 8”, and 2 layer- 10” round cakes. 
*Advanced I, & II must be taken prior to this course. 

Class balances are due 7 days prior to class, all payments are non-refundable and non-transferable.