About the Course
This module is suitable for those who want to get familiarized with the making and working of fondant/sugar paste and gum paste. Thereafter, you will move ahead with cake decorations - flowers, figurines etc, along with covering the cake with fondant. Though both handcrafted and tools are used we specifically lay emphasis on hand crafted. Once you are confident, you can experiment with flavors, designs and decide in undertaking advance level sugar craft course.
Topics CoveredIn this 2 days course you will be taught basic to intermediate cake decorations.
Overview of equipment & materials
Design & decoration of cakes
Basics of gum paste & fondant, most importantly how to change consistency for various things
Cake covering techniques using fondant
Techniques – 3D animal figurines up to 6 varieties
Techniques – flowers varieties, bows, borders and other filler decorations, specifically how to make big rose without using any cutter.
Assembling & positioning them on cakes
Storage and packaging
Most Important: How to develop your own theme cakes
Who should attendFor hobbyist
people serious in becoming cake decorator.
Existing home bakers, who would like to move to 3D fondant cakes
Pre-requisitesIt is a basic course, absolute beginners can join.
What you need to bring7 inch sponge cake.
Key TakeawaysLot of fondant techniques.
Recipes, networking and ability to decorate cakes effectively and perfectly.