Wed, 09 Sept


The Cupcake Oven

Basic Cake Decorating Class

This class is perfect if you are just starting out on cake decorating, or if you have been playing for a while and just needs some extra guidance and help.

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Basic Cake Decorating Class

Time & Location

09 Sept 2020, 10:00 – 16:00

The Cupcake Oven, 2 Summers Park Ave, Lawford, Manningtree CO11 2BX, UK

About the Class

Do you find it difficult to get a nice circle of paste, with even thickness all over? Struggling with rips or tears in your sugarpaste? Hate the dreaded 'elephant skin'? Then this is the class for you! 

We will cover all the basics and troubleshoot any questions and concerns you may have encountered in the past: PLUS make beautiful sugarcraft decorations!

At this class you will learn:

  • How to prepare, torte and fill, then crumb coat a real sponge cake
  • How to cover your cake with smooth sugarpaste icing
  • How to cover a cake board ready for your cake
  • Embossing your cake board
  • Transporting a cake to the board!
  • How colours work. Get the right balance and mix to make your cakes stunning
  • How to make a wide selection of decorations to place onto your cake
  • How to use sugarcraft tools to get more from your cutters
  • The easiest way to use moulds
  • How to arrange pieces onto your cake
  • Attaching decorations so they stay put!
  • Finishing details

Cupcake and refreshments will be available all day. All materials, ingredients and tools will be provided along with class notes.

This is a fun class with a maximum number of 6 students, you can book as a group of friends or come on your own and share your love of baking with a like-minded group. 





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