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Hi! And welcome!

 

You're here because you want to know more about me and Leonor's Sweet Creations, right? So here it goes:

 

I am Portuguese, but at the end I am a true citizen of the world. I studied International Relations, specializing in development projects, which led me to live in Italy, Germany, New York, New Zealand and Australia. Halfway through my journey, I fell in love with a German and raised a family there.

 

In Germany, I discovered the wonderful world of Cake Design and decided to take on my creative and gourmet side. After all, discovering, learning and trying new things has always been an addiction for me.

 

Leonor’s Sweet Creations was created in March 2012 in Heidelberg, Germany, as a shop for decorated cupcakes, macarons, cookies and cakes.

 

In 2013, I started giving Workshops. Several newspapers, magazines and blogs wrote about me and Leonor's Sweet Creations, and I was invited to several television programs. I’ve tried, baked, designed and decorated thousands of cupcakes, Macarons, Cake Pops, cookies and customer made cakes.

 

In 2014, I expanded my team and created the Cake-Academy, thus expanding the offer of Workshops.

 

In 2015, we partnered with wedding planners and some photographers and decorated dozens and dozens of beautiful and elegant wedding cakes.

 

In 2016, I started a YouTube channel, where weekly I give recipes and creative ideas and teach professional techniques to make and decorate all kinds of sweets. I also started posting regularly on Pinterest, Facebook and Instagram, thus sharing our creations with the world.

 

In 2017, we decided to concentrate only on our Cake academy classes and expand the Youtube channel to English and Portuguese.

 

2020 was the annus horribilis. From March onwards, although we had almost all classes sold out, we had to cancel all of them, due to the Covid 19 pandemic. I’ve then launched a series of videos with healthy recipes on YouTube and Instagram. After all, life always has 2 sides and nobody lives only on sweets, right?

 

On the 01.01.2021, we launched our new website, expanding our classes offer to an online class regime. This way, we hope to continue to be able to teach and be present at your events and in your culinary day-to-day, despite all odds.

 

For me, and my team, it is a joy and a privilege to be able to share our creative and delicious world with thousands of curious people and sweet toothed artists!

 

Have a sweet and very happy day!

 

Beijinhos,

 

Leonor.

Yours,
Leonor Capristano

Leonor Cake Designer

Happy Tasty For everyone!

  • Cupcakes
  • Macarons
  • Cake Pops
  • Cookies
  • Personalised Cakes

Contacts

Rottmannstraße 4, 69121 Heidelberg +49 6221 725 25 45
info@leonors.com

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Basic Tortenkurs

Basic Tortenkurs

150.00 € 10-16 Uhr Beginner

Welcome to the wonderful world of decorated cakes! Let's free your creativity! Here you will have lots of fun while learning many techniques and tricks on how to make a perfect cake.

  • Basic Cake Course 10:00 Uhr — 16:00 Uhr 8 Vacancies
  • Basic Cake Course 2 10:00 Uhr — 16:00 Uhr 8 Vacancies

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Basic Tortenkurs Overview

In this class you will learn the sequence of all the important steps to bake and prepare a perfect cake. The cake has to be perfectly cut and trimmed, filled the right way with the right amount of creme and have a smooth finish. We will of course work with real cake, and not with dummy cakes!

 

At the end you will learn how to cover a round cake with fondant, independently from it's size. We will give you many hints, to avoid or solve possible problems and mistakes.

 

You will still decorate the cake with very simple decorations.

 

The class includes all necessary materials, Koffee, Water and some lunch snacks. You will also receive a box to safely transport your cake home.

 

You will learn:

  • to cut and trim a true cake
  • to perfectly fill and cover it with frosting
  • to prepare and color fondant and cover a round cake with it
  • to avoid and fix some possible mistakes
  • to use rolling pins, cutters, smoothers and other cake tools.

You will go home with:

  • a delicious own-decorated 20 cm round cake.
  • confidence in your new knowledge and techniques
  • a clear understanding about methods and techniques on how to prepare a cake and how to use the different cake tools
  • recipes for cake dough and frostings.

Other important Information:

 

- This class runs from 10 a.m to about 4 p.m. with half an hour for a lunch break. 

 

- Our address is: Rottmannstr. 4, 69121 Heidelberg (Tram: Kapellenweg). Our school is left from the bakery Mantei.

 

- It is difficult to park nearby. We advice you therefore to come with the tram (tram stop is Kapellenweg). In case, you do come by car, try to park in the Steubenstraße or in the Richard-Wagner Straße.

 

Basic Tortenkurs

150.00 € 10-16 Uhr
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