Logo for APA TAFE

Sugar artistry 1 – cooking, casting, moulding and simple garnishes

Sugar 1 2018

Working with sugar and creating designs is a true art and a highly sought after skill that sets you apart. Begin your journey into the art of sugar artistry with learning the foundation skills from industry experts.

What you will learn

  • how to weigh, cook and colour sugar 
  • simple casting, moulding and pulling techniques 
  • how to make a basic but impressive bird of paradise flower
  • how to assemble a showpiece 
  • single coloured ribbon
  • understand the importance of basic recipe and handling fundamentals
    • addition of acid
    • addition of glucose
    • cooking temperature
    • handling temperature
    • gluing sugar components.

Each student is provided with their own individual workstation and works on his / her own showpiece.

Students get to take their showpiece home at the end of the course. Approximate dimensions: L 200mm x W200mm x H500mm.
A detailed recipe book is provided as part of the course.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course, suitable for complete beginners.




Choose your start date

No sessions available at this time