Course code: ICKT001P
Subject area: Cookery
Study level: Part Time
Course level: U
10:00am - 4:00pm
23rd Oct 2021 - 23rd Oct 2021
01235 555 585
Spend a relaxing day learning some essential cake decorating skills at this one-day workshop. You will learn how to turn your own cake into a colourful Christmas cake with a figure of Santa on top, to amaze family and friends. If time allows there will be an additional project to create some Christmas themed cupcake toppers. You will be expected to bring your own equipment and materials but some spares may be available to borrow from the tutor if learners have difficulty finding certain items.
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:- • How to cover a cake with sugar paste icing. You will cover a fruit cake, sponge cake or a polystyrene cake dummy if preferred. • Using crimpers • Basic piping with royal icing • Using letter cutters and flower paste icing • Adding colour to icing • How to model a figure of Santa with his sack of presents and a Christmas tree from sugar paste icing • How to create Christmas cupcake toppers You will need to bring the following ingredients: (please do not purchase any items until course is confirmed)• 300g of buttercream – only if you are covering a real cake (made with 100g butter, 200g icing sugar and tsp of vanilla essence) • 1kg of white ready to roll icing (Tesco’s own is fine or Renshaw’s regal icing) • Icing sugar • Food colouring sugar flair paste colours, Christmas Red, Christmas Green. Alternatively buy small packets of ready coloured ready to roll icing A small packet of black ready-to-roll icing And materials: • 7 inch round sponge cake in 2 halves (making a 3 inch deep cake when put together) or a 7 inch round fruit cake covered with marzipan or a 7 inch round polystyrene cake dummy • Cake board 10 inch round drum • A pastry brush (preferably plastic) • A cake smoother • A small unused paintbrush • A large and a small rolling pin (plastic if possible) • A small sieve • Piping bag and nozzles or piping syringe • A palate knife • A small table knife with a flat blade or small palette knife • A small craft knife• Plastic pots with lids and a box big enough to carry your cake home in • Cocktail sticks • 2 meters of 15mm wide satin ribbon in green or red • A pair of crimpers • A set of alphabet cutters - FMM are a good make6 cupcakes A round cookie cutter 2.5 inches in diameter
To reduce the use of single-use plastic water bottles/cups, there is a watercooler on site makingPlease bring your lunch. Tea/Coffee are available to make, with a small charge.
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