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Cake decorating intensive – 5 day foundation skills

5 day cake deco

In this fun and hands-on 5 day program you will learn the fundamental skills of cake decorating including baking your cakes. 

Day 1: Baking and preparation day

  • preparing and understanding ingredients and equipment
  • making of white and dark ganache 
  • learn how to make gum paste
  • design exercises
  • baking of cakes. 

Learn how to make:

  • dark chocolate mud cake
  • white chocolate mud cake
  • caramel mud cake
  • carrot cake with cream cheese frosting 
  • banana cake.

Day 2:  Funky airplane - round celebration cake

  • learn how to set up a round cake
  • ganache and cover round cake with fondant 
  • achieve sharp edges 
  • cake topper – funky airplane
  • decorating cake as per design  

Day 3: Puppy Love - square celebration cake 

  • learn how to set up a square cake
  • preparing and ganaching a square cake with perfect corners 
  • covering a square cake with fondant, achieving sharp edges 
  • making puppy head figurines and limbs
  • creating tissue paper effect
  • effective board covering technique.

Day 4 & 5: 2 tier celebration / wedding cake

  • set up and ganache round and square cakes
  • covering both cakes with fondant achieving sharp edges 
  • learn how to stack the cakes professionally
  • decorative stencilling 
  • introduction to gum paste flowers 
  • flower and foliage making – peony flower 
  • assembling of sugar flowers 
  • learn how to cover seams and make side decorations 
  • basic colouring techniques 
  • decorating and finishing touches. 
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You will leave this course with a funky airplane cake, puppy love square celebration cake as well as a 2 tier celebration / wedding cake for you to take home and share with family and friends.

All materials are included in the cost of the class, you will also receive a detailed manual containing all recipes used in the class as well as a step by step instructions for the different cakes. 

This class is open to anyone with an interest and passion for cake design.

Please ensure to familiarise yourself with our terms & conditions.  

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