Baking Cakes

This cake baking course will be a hands-on and interactive demonstration, where you will explore the fundamental techniques and different methods of cake making. You will gain confidence in baking and frosting your freshly baked cakes.

Course Content

This hands-on course will teach about different methods of selecting, measuring and mixing ingredients. You will gain confidence in baking the cakes, frosting and adding basic decorations in mouth-watering cakes. The following cake may be baked but could be subject to change due to the availability of ingredients or learners personal request.
Red Velvet Cake
American Cheesecake
Blackforest Gateux

Safety Information
We want to keep you safe while you are at RHACC and as such all on-site classes will have additional hygiene procedures in place, as per government guidelines. Please note that if guidance changes, we may need to make changes to your course, such as reducing numbers attending onsite, or in the event of lockdown, postponing or moving the course online. Please act responsibly and do not attend the class if you display any of the symptoms of Covid-19 or have been in recent contact with someone who has. Please see government advice here.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on the start date of the course.

This course is for anyone with an interest in learning or perfecting their baking skills, suitable for beginners.

Assessment Methods

The tutor will work where possible on a one to one basis to assess your cooking skills and give advice on how to improve. You will have a Creative Journal to record your progress and the tutor will give you a feedback on your progress. You will be taught by clear demonstrations to the group and one to one teaching.

Additional Information

On site classes: you will need to purchase the ingredients for the session and have an apron and food container/s to take your dishes back home. You will receive a list of ingredients to bring to your class one week prior to the class start.
You will need a pen/ notebook for taking notes. (Please note that some of the cookery activities will require working in pairs, sharing equipment, setting up and clearing the work area and equipment independently).
Online classes: you will receive a full list of ingredients and equipment to resource for the duration of the course at least 10 days before the course starts


Remote Learning:
Some of our courses are now delivered through remote learning, including video conferencing (using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype) and email contact with your tutor.

If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.

We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.

Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our eLearning support team via the Student Intranet Portal: We are here to help you.