Cake and Cupcake Decorating - New! St George & Sutherland Community College

Cake and Cupcake Decorating - New!

Do you want to get out of the house and have some much needed Me time? Learn to decorate cupcakes and cakes like a pro. Varied piping styles, colouring buttercream, cake stacking, placement of decorations and cake hacks which will set you up to make beautiful treats for your family and friends. This course is designed for beginners who want to experiment and learn in a fun environment, where we will explore different techniques each week.

You will be required to purchase equipment and supplies each week, which you will get to use over and over again, as you practice at home. Nothing goes to waste. Bring a friend, your mum or your daughter and make this a special time of bonding over delicious treats, which you will get to take home each week. You deserve some time for yourself, so what are you waiting for? Spaces are limited. Please register now.

Course Outline:

  • Cupcake decoration
  • Cake filling, stacking and covering
  • Placement of edible and non-edible decorations
  • How to safely store your treats
  • Store-bought cake hacks
  • Drip cake
  • And, more Learning Outcomes (in bullet points)
  • How to colour buttercream
  • Use of different piping tips
  • How to safely transport and keep your treats
  • Decorate cupcakes and cakes like a pro

What to bring:

We will send a list each week but for week 1:

  • 12 uniced vanilla cupcakes
  • 1 batch of buttercream (homemade American type)
  • 6x Piping bags
  • A variety of piping tips, my favourite are: 4B or 6B, 1M and a ruffle tip (such as #104)
  • 4 different food gel colours (rainbow colours)
  • Jam or spread of preference
  • Cling wrap
  • Apron
  • Silicone spatula
  • A box to take your treats home

About the tutor:

'Tania is the owner of Penny Lane Bakery, a local Shire business who specialises in delicious and beautiful cakes, cookies and other treats. Tania started baking as a teenager, decades ago, tempering chocolate and making Easter eggs, then moved on to small treats and cakes.

With a Brazilian background, Tania focuses on delicious flavours and perfect looking treats. Her motto is: practice, practice, practice. When things go wrong, take a deep breath, dance a little and never give up!'

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 prior to the commencement and you will be informed.

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