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Signature rose & chrysanthemum blossom with berries cake– level 3

Buttercream Level 3

LEVEL 3: This class is designed for students that already have solid foundation skills piping Korean style buttercream flowers and would like to add new varieties of flowers to their repertoire.
  
All students are hands on and work on their own cake. We have deliberately allowed this class to be an 8 hour class, providing students with enough time to practice to perfect their flowers as well as get tutor support throughout the day. 

All the techniques and flowers taught in class are interchangeable and you will leave inspired to practice and use your own creativity to take what you have learned even further!  

A detailed step-by-step manual is provided to ensure that students can recreate the designs again and again.   

What you will learn:

  • how to make two different types of buttercream, one for flower piping and the other one for masking and filling. Please note that we will only provide a step-by-step demo for the masking buttercream on this level, as the buttercream for flower piping is covered in a step-by-step demo in our levels 1 & 2. 
  • how to fill and stack a cake with a spatula (6 inch vanilla cake) 
  • how to mask a whole cake with a scraper
  • how to render soft buttercream and achieve clean sides and sharp edges
  • how to achieve natural colour tone using gel colouring
  • how to use various piping tools and handle a piping bag in a proper way to achieve the desired outcome
  • how to control your palm pressure to achieve clean edges
  • how to angle your work in different ways depending on the various piping nozzles, using the concept of a spinning flower nail
  • how to pipe the design onto a flower nail, transfer and arrange the flowers onto a cake in the form of a blossom design, with the use of a flower lifter
  • this class will cover how to pipe elaborate flowers including: 
    • realistic roses in various sizes 
    • chrysanthemum
    • berries 
    • two different types of leaves
    • flower buds
    • rice flowers 

All students take home their own cake; all materials are included in the cost of the course. 
 
All equipment and nozzles required in class are provided by the academy. 

Students have the opportunity to purchase cake-decorating equipment including nozzles direct in our online store

Our level 1 to 6 classes are structured in such a way that allows students to learn the skills step-by-step, incorporating many different techniques and flower combinations that will encourage you to use your own creativity and design some magnificent cakes. Each level builds onto the next, creating “edible art” in the process! 

We are introducing a set of new piping techniques and cake designs in our 2018 classes that we are sure will impress. Providing the opportunity for students to not only learn the skills in our classes and create beautiful designs but also achieve high quality outcomes. 

In order to get the best results, we highly recommend that students practise in-between levels. 

We use 100% butter for our buttercream piping and masking recipes. No margarine’s or artificial fats are used. 

Please ensure to familiarise yourself with our terms & conditions.  

EARLY BIRD - Buttercream Package Deal
Level 1 –3 / 3 classes / $615.00  / saving of $70.00 
Level 1 – 3 including succulents / 4 classes / $815.00 / saving of $90.00 

January 2019 Intensive dates
Level 1-3: 14, 15 & 17 January 2019
Level 1-3 including succulents: 14, 15, 16 & 17 January 2019

February/March 2019 (3 x Saturdays)
Level 1-3: 16, 23 February & 2 March 2019

  • In order to be eligible for a package deal code, students are required to enrol into all levels at the same time.
  • Package deals cannot be shared, one user only.
  • Not transferrable to any other course.
  • In order to get the Early Bird Package Deal you must contact the Academy before the 20 December 2018.

PLEASE CONTACT THE ACADEMY PRIOR TO ENROLLING TO OBTAIN YOUR DISCOUNT CODE.

Note - If you are not certain which level is the best for you then please contact us and we will help you to find the correct starting point based on your current skills.  

Guide to entry requirements:

  • Buttercream piping & creative floral designs level 1– for students that are new to working with piping bags and nozzles and have no experience piping basic flower designs.
  • Creating buttercream flowers, foundation skills level 2– for students that have already some basic piping skills, know how to hold a piping bag properly and are able to us a variety of nozzles. In this class, you will learn the foundation skills of piping buttercream flowers with the use of a flower nail.
  • Assorted buttercream cupcakes, Succulents, level 2-for students that have already some basic piping skills, know how to hold a piping bag properly and are able to us a variety of nozzles. In this class you will learn how to pipe a variety of succulents.
  • Signature rose & chrysanthemum blossom with berries, level 3- for students that already have solid foundation skills piping Korean style buttercream flowers and would like to add new varieties of flowers to their repertoire.
  • Peony and ranunculus blossom design cake, level 4– for students that have completed our level 3 buttercream piping class, or have documented experience piping Korean style buttercream flowers and masking cakes.
  • Crescent cascading 2 tier cake with roses & peony’s, level 5- for students that have completed our level 4 buttercream piping class, or have documented experience piping Korean style buttercream flowers and masking cakes.
  • Wreath design double barrel cake with ombre finish - level 6 – for students that have completed our level 5 buttercream piping class, or have documented experience piping Korean style buttercream flowers and masking cakes.

Entry Requirements

Suitable for those that have completed our “Creating Buttercream flowers, foundation skills – level 2” course or have prior documented experience with piping buttercream flowers.

Duration

1 day

Level

Intermediate

Choose your start date

Start

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Time

9am-5pm

Attendance dates

17 January 2019

Price

$280.00

Start

Saturday, 02 March 2019

Time

9am-5pm

Attendance dates

2 March 2019

Price

$280.00