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Textured velvet cake

Velvet Cake

Learn how to create and finish this cherry white chocolate mud cake with a truly elegant look in this hands-on one-day course. 

We will introduce you to exciting cake decorating techniques that will take your cake to the next level. 

What you will learn: 

  • how to make and bake a cherry mud cake 
  • how to make an American style buttercream 
  • how to cut, stack, fill, layer your round cake 
  • how to assemble your round cake use dowels  
  • how to crumb-coat and mask a round cake 
  • how to achieve rough edges 
  • demonstration on how to prepare the chocolate velvet solution for the spray gun 
  • how to glaze the cake with sprayed white chocolate 
  • how to pipe directly onto the side of the cake 
  • how to hold and use a piping bag correctly 
  • how to use piping nozzles 
  • how to layout your piping design
  • how to achieve a deep red colour for your buttercream 

*candle not included 

Everything created in this class is for students to take home; all materials are included in the cost of the course. A detailed recipe book is provided as part of this course.

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Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.


1 day



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Saturday, 28 October 2023


9am - 3.30pm

Attendance dates

28 October 2023