Baking - Cakes

This course will guide you to successfully make and bake a variety of delicious and creative cakes. You will gain confidence to make quality cakes outside the teaching kitchen to enjoy with family and friends, or to create a business.

Course Content

You will learn to make delicious, moist cupcakes and larger cakes.
The course will cover different methods of cake making to include creaming method, whisking method, and melting methods. You will learn about the oven temperatures and timing when baking your cakes to get the best results. You will learn about quick and easy decorations to present your cakes or decorations for special occasions. You will practice piping skills and making sugar and other decorations suitable for your cakes. You will learn some basic hygiene and health and safety principles.

You will need to purchase the ingredients for each session (except the first session) and bring an apron, tea towel and container/s to take the food home. For some of the dishes you may need to bring appropriate pans or dishes in which to cook them, as advised by the tutor.

Entry Requirements

This course is for anyone with an interest in learning or perfecting their cake making skills and suitable for beginners to intermediate level. You will need to be able to follow the recipe sheets in class. You will have an Individual learning plan to record your progress and the tutor will give you a feedback on your progress. You will be taught by clear demonstrations in the group and one to one teaching.

First Class Requirements

How to Enrol

Attendance Requirements

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Assessment Methods

You do not have to bring anything to the first class. There will be a demonstration by the tutor and a tasting session. If you wish to make notes, you could bring a notepad and pen. You will be advised on what to bring to class at least a week before, for the duration of the course.

To get the best from the course, a good attendance is recommended, so you do not miss any teaching.