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Cake decorating intensive – 5 day intermediate

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You already have a good handle on the fundamentals of cake decorating, then join us for this fun 5 day course and take your knowledge of cake artistry to a new level.

Refine your skills and techniques in a professional environment and create some truly stunning cakes! 

During this course you will make:

  • a 2 tier double barrel cake with metallic finishing and a David Austin rose flower arrangement
  • a 3 tier wedding /celebration cake with animal paint printing and a tiger lily flower arrangement   
  • a modelled baby figurine with realistic human expressions
    Incorporated in this course are the following learning outcomes: 

    2 tier double barrel cake:

    • setting up of a 2 tier double barrel cake
    • learn how to correctly position internal support for the cake 
    • learn how to cover a tall cake without cracking or folding and with perfectly sharp edges
    • learn how to use metallic finishing on a cake 
    • sugar flower making:
    • learn how to make realistic David Austin roses, buds, filler flowers and foliage 
    • learn how to make a flower arrangement 
    • learn how to decorate, complete and present a double barrel cake.

    3 tier wedding / celebration cake with sugar lilies:  

    • setting up of a perfectly straight 3 tier round wedding / celebration cake 
    • learn how to prepare boards and set up a structure for a 3 tier cake
    • perfect covering 3 round cakes with sharp edges
    • animal paint printing and colouring, working with black paint 
    • sugar flower making:
    • learn how to make a flower arrangement with lilies and foliage 
    • learn how to position the flowers and present a 3 tier wedding / celebration cake. 

    Figurine making with fondant: 

    • learn the basic structure of figurine making, proportions and detail
    • learn how to create a human expression
    • how to create basic human body parts 
    • how to use colours for figurines. 

    Piping techniques:

    • introduction to piping with royal icing 
    • piping practices in 6 different techniques
    • tips and tricks on learning how to pipe correctly and professionally 
    • students will practice their piping and finish by completing a covered cake board with all their techniques

    You will leave this course with a 2 tier double barrel cake, a 3 tier wedding / celebration cake as well as a your own modelled figurine and piping techniques board.

    All materials are included in the cost of the course as well as a detailed manual containing step by step instructions for all the components covered in this course so that you can recreate them again at your leisure.

    Please ensure to familiarize yourself with our terms & conditions.  

    Entry Requirements

    You will have completed our 5 day beginner course, or have completed basic round, square and 2 tier cakes or have prior documented experience in cake design and decorating.

    Choose your start date

    Attendance dates

    3-7 October 2017

    Duration

    5 days

    Time

    9am-4pm

    Level

    Intermediate

    Price

    $1,350.00