Cake & Cupcake Decorating @ Kogarah

Many of us have looked at pictures of cakes and wished we could do that. Learn the essentials of cupcake and cake decorating, how to create stunning cupcakes and cakes, starting with the basics. We will go through the basics of buttercream and the recipes as you sample various buttercreams and decide which suits you.

You will learn how to create the perfect buttercream for filling, covering and piping on your cakes. We will be working with fondant, colouring it and making edible decorations that can be used on your cupcakes and cakes that will be sure to impress. Have fun putting your twist on your cakes, watch your artistic side emerge as we learn the decorator’s tricks like using lustre dust, edible glitters and mixing your colours and fondant decorations. You will receive a list on the first day of class of all the items required for the other classes so you can purchase them as you choose.

Course Outline:

Week 1 Learn the different types of buttercreams and introduction to piping
Week 2 Piping different designs on cupcakes using buttercream
Week 3 Introduction to fondant and making fondant decorations for cupcakes
Week 4 Unicorn and shirt cupcake toppers
Week 5 Torte and cover a full-size cake with buttercream
Week 6 Lama cake using buttercream and fondant
Week 7 Handbag cake with buttercream decoration and fondant accent
Week 8 Cookie cream cake

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn different buttercreams
  • Learn to pipe on cupcakes and full-sized cakes
  • Be confident making fondant decorations
  • Learn to torte and cover a cake with buttercream
  • Become confident in decorating a cake for a special occasion

What to bring:

  • 6 uniced cupcakes
  • Container to take decorated cakes home
  • Apron
  • 2 x tea towels
  • Scissors
  • Antibacterial wipes
  • Piping nozzles and bags if you have them, don’t worry if you don’t there will be plenty on the day
  • sharp knife

Safety First:

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

About the Tutor:

'Jenny has been decorating cakes for the past six years. She enjoys making all sorts of cakes for any event, be it birthdays, Christmas, afternoon tea, office functions or just for a special treat. Moving on from a career in Nursing and into the world of cake decorating she enjoys getting creative in the kitchen and can’t wait to help others make their cake creations.'

Other Information:

  • To ensure resources are ready for you at the start of your course, we ask you ideally enrol at least one week before the course commences.
  • All courses need a minimum number of students to run ("we try our hardest to get those") . If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled before the commencement and you will be informed.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.