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Cake Decorating Beginners

Course code: H40E117
Type: Short Courses
Duration: 6 weeks
Location: Hereford
Additional Costs - £10.00,FE Tuition - £50.00

About the course

A course to enable you to develop skills and confidence in basic cake decorating techniques required for making a range of celebration and party cakes.

You will learn how to:

– Make and use icings

– Pipe basic shells and scrolls

– Model simple top decorations

– Make flowers using sugar paste and cutters

– Pipe flowers using royal icing

– Create basic novelty designs using sugar paste with food colours and textures

Why choose us

This course is taught by our experienced tutor in the college’s professional kitchen and restaurant

What you could do next

Cake Decorating & Sugarcraft – Intermediate

Key facts

Level: Beginners

Tutor: Dianne Maitland

Course dates: Autumn term 2024 (dates to be confirmed)

Length of course: 6 weeks (No class during half term week)

Study mode: Tuesday evenings, 6:30- 8:30pm

Venue: Hereford Campus, Folly Lane, Hereford, HR1 1LS

Materials Required

For the first session, you will need:

· Notebook, pen

· Apron

At later sessions during the course, you will need the following, however the tutor will advise you further:

· Modelling paste to create sugar flowers

· A cake topper

· Buttercream to decorate cupcakes using different methods of piping

Please note that these materials are purchased at your own expense

Extra costs: A few more items may need to be purchased during the course

Entry requirements

No experience necessary