Course code: ICAR005P
Subject area: Cookery
Study level: Part Time
Course level: U
10:00am - 4:00pm
8th Feb 2020 - 8th Feb 2020
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 romantic gift for Valentine’s Day. Learners will create a cake topper made of silver wires and hearts and will learn how to model edible sugar roses from sugar paste icing. We will also learn how to pipe with royal icing and use a bead maker. 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.
The course will include:- • How to cover a cake with sugar paste icing. You will cover a sponge cake or a polystyrene cake dummy if preferred.• Basic piping with royal icing• Adding colour to icing• Using flower paste icing to make lettering• Covering a cake board with icing.• Using a bead maker• How to use flower paste icing and silver wires to create a cake topper• Modelling simple sugar roses
Please bring the following ingredients:• 300g of buttercream if covering a real cake (100g butter, 200g icing sugar with tsp vanilla essence)• 1 kg of white ready to roll icing – Tesco’s own is fine or Renshaw’s regal ice• Icing sugar• Food colouring sugar flair paste colours, either Christmas Red or Wilton ‘Rose’ coloured paste colouring (which will give you a vibrant pink), alternatively buy small packets of ready coloured ready to roll icing• 100g of white flower or modelling paste
• 7 inch round sponge cake in two halves (making a 3inch deep cake what put together) or, alternatively a 7 inch round polystyrene cake dummy• Cake board 10” round drum• Pastry brush (preferably plastic)• A large and a small rolling pin (plastic if possible)• Small sieve or a sugar shaker with icing sugar• A palette knife• A small table knife with a flat blade or a small palette knife• A cake smoother• A piping bag and nozzles or piping syringe• A small unused paintbrush• Plastic pots with lids and a box to carry your cake home in• Cocktail sticks• 2 metres of 15mm wide satin ribbon in your choice of colour• a packet of 24 gauge silver floristry wires • a small plastic posy pick • heart-shaped cutters in a variety of sizes • Clean apron and tea towel• a set of alphabet cutters such as FMM italic cutters• a pair of thin nosed pliers or wire cutters
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16 - 18 Fee
Tution Fee: £42.00Exam Fee: £0.00
Total Cost: £42.00
19+ Reduced Fee
Tuition Fee: £25.20Exam Fee: £0.00
Total Cost: £25.20