Course code: ICKT003P
Subject area: Cookery
Study level: Part Time
Course level: U
10:00am - 4:00pm
21st May 2022 - 21st May 2022
01235 555 585
Spend a relaxing day learning some essential cake decorating skills at this one-day workshop. Discover how to turn a cake into a colourful planet and a spaceship cake suitable for a child’s birthday. Learn how to cut a sponge cake into the shape of a planet and a spaceship and how to cover an odd shaped cake with icing. You will discover how to use modelling tools to create detail such as doors, windows, rivets, rocket boosters and the figure of a spaceman and alien.
In order to avoid disappointment, it is advisable to enrol at least 2½ weeks prior to the course starting. We will confirm course information two weeks prior to the start date.
The course will include:- • Cutting and covering a cake to make the shape of a planet and spaceship.• How to cover an odd-shaped sponge cake with sugar paste icing. You can opt to cover a sponge cake or fruit cake.• Using crimpers and modelling tools to add texture and detail to icing.• Adding colour to icing and create marbled effects.• How to make lettering from flower paste icing.• How to model simple figures.
You will be expected to bring the following equipment and materials with you (please do not purchase any materials until your course has been confirmed is running):• 8 inch round sponge cake in two halves so that it makes a 3 inch deep cake when put together.• 300g of buttercream (100g butter, 200g icing sugar with tsp vanilla essence) .• 2 kg of white ready-to-roll icing – Tesco’s own is fine or Renshaw’s regal ice work well.• 250g packet of black ready-to-roll icing. • 100g packet of flower paste icing.• Cake board 12" round drum.• Pastry brush (preferably plastic). • Plastic cake smoother. • Several small unused paintbrushes.• A large and a small rolling pin (plastic if possible).• Small sieve or sugar shaker with icing sugar.• Palette knife. • Sharp knife to cut your cake. • Small table knife with a flat blade or a small palette knife.• Plastic pots with lids and a box big enough to carry your cake to and from class.• Cocktail sticks. • 15mm wide satin ribbon in colour of choice, 1 metre.• Food colouring sugar flair paste colours, Christmas Red, Egg Yellow, Christmas Green. Alternatively buy small packets of ready coloured ready to roll icing.• Dusting colour - Sugarflair Edible Lustre - Satin Silver.• Small amount of clear alcohol such as gin or vodka.• Clean apron and tea towel.• Set of alphabet cutters (FMM are a good make). • Set of plastic modelling tool• A small plastic non-stick board such as a small chopping board or a non-stick mat.
Please bring your lunch with you.
Abingdon and Witney College is subject to Ofsted regulation and is required to work with all its students to make sure they understand Government initiatives around Safeguarding, Prevent and Fundamental British Values. Information on these matters will be shared with you during your course.
You will also be asked to complete monitoring paperwork, which helps us to deliver course content to the highest quality.
16 - 18 Fee
Tuition Fee: £42.00Exam Fee: £0.00
Total Cost: £42.00
19+ Reduced Fee
Tuition Fee: £25.20Exam Fee: £0.00
Total Cost: £25.20