Cake & Cupcake Decorating - Intermediate

This Intermediate level course will help you build on your skills that you learnt in the beginners' course. Learn more detailed buttercream piping, amazing 3D cake toppers, use rubber molds, stencils and learn how to assemble a 2-tier cake, a unicorn cake and a fairy toadstool cake! Basic cake decorating skills are required for this course, completion of the beginners' course is desirable but not essential.

Course material:

We will be decorating cupcakes and large cakes. Nicole will give you a list on the first day of class of all the things required for each additional class so you can purchase it all at once.

Course Outline:

Week 1 Cupcake toppers with molds – learn how to make roses and use molds and stencils to decorate cupcakes
Week 2 3D fondant figurines – learn how to make a 3D bear, monkey and baby in a blanket
Week 3 All things tie dye – learn to make tie dye fondant and cover cupcakes and a large cake
Week 4 Large stacked cake with buttercrea – learn to cut, cover and put together a 2-layer large cake and cover with buttercream and smooth edges
Week 5 Layered naked piped cake with berries – learn how to pipe to make a perfect layered berry cake
Week 6 2 Layer cut and fill cake with fondant – learn how to cut, level and cover a big cake in fondant that is 2 layers in one using unicorn decorations
Week 7 2-tier fondant cake – learn to construct a 2-tier cake with supports
Week 8 Fairy toadstool cake – learn how to make a 2-tier fairy Toadstool cake

What to bring:

Equipment required 1st lesson:

  • 6 x un-iced cupcakes and container to take them home in
  • Packet of white fondant (ready to roll fondant)
  • Gel colours
  • Zip lock bag
  • Icing spatula
  • Scraper
  • Scissors
  • Apron
  • Tea towel
  • Paper towel
  • Anti-bacterial wipes

Safety First:

Please ensure you wear closed in shoes, long pants and ensure long hair is tied back.

About the tutor:

"Nicole has been decorating cakes for the past 10 years, both as a hobby and as a business. Nicole is the Founder of Cake It Up. She specialises in hosting kids cupcake decorating parties, ladies gatherings, hens days, baby showers, corporate and team building events through cupcake and cake decorating. Nicole’s passion is to teach others, she wants everyone to experience the joy you get from cake decorating and the satisfaction of creating something yourself. She is motivated simply by the smile on someone’s face when they have created their edible piece of art!"

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