Essential Cake Decorating Techniques

Essential Cake Decorating Techniques

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Essential Cake Decorating Techniques – Sydney Course

If you have ever wanted to learn to decorate a cake like the professionals, then this course is for you! This Essential Cake Decorating Techniques course will have you decorating cakes that are sure to impress your family and friends.

Whether you are a complete beginner or have dabbled in some cake decorating and are looking to fine tune your techniques, you will gain the cake decorating skills you need in this course to make professional looking cakes for your next birthday party or get together.

Over 8 weeks, you will learn how to create a roses using fondant icing, piping techniques with royal icing, cake covering with ganache and fondant, farmyard animal figurines using fondant, cupcake decorating techniques using fondant and buttercream, a semi-naked cake and a cupcake bouquet

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across North and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and Ryde. Enrol today or enquire now!

Course Outline

In this 8 week course, you will learn the following subjects:

  • Roses – using fondant icing
  • Foundation Piping Skills – using royal icing
  • Formal Cake Covering – using chocolate ganache and fondant icing
  • Farmyard Animal Figurines – using fondant icing
  • Cupcake Decorating – using fondant and buttercream icing
  • Semi-Naked Cake – using buttercream icing
  • Cupcake Bouquet – using buttercream icing

Course Outcome

On completion of this course, you will have:

  • Gained the foundation skills for cake decorating.
  • Gained more confidence in cake decorating.
  • An understanding of the various tools, equipment and icings that are used in cake decorating.

What to bring

Please bring to your first class:

  • A pen and pad
  • An apron
  • Small container of cornflour
  • Chux Cloth
  • 1 Rubber band
  • Empty Egg Carton
  • 1 x Cutting mat/board
  • Small sharp knife
  • $8 for supplies provided by the tutor.
  • Comprehensive course notes will be provided
  • A complimentary $85 Beginner’s Kit is included in the course price. This kit provides most of the essential items required throughout the course.
  • Additional material and equipment required for the course will be discussed at the first lesson.

Delivery Mode

The course will be delivered in a classroom/kitchen environment.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across North and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and Ryde. Enrol today or enquire now!