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Wedding Cake Course

Wedding Cake Course

Nov 21, 2022 - Nov 21, 2022

Wedding Cake Course

Time Mon Nov 21 2022 at 07:00 am

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Julie's Cake Studio, Claremont

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Wedding Cake Course, 21 November | Event in Claremont | Wedding Cake Course
Piping with royal icing and butter icing

Making sugar flowers, leave and fillers to make a bouquet

Covering cakes in fondant, stacking and tiering

Chocolate work, to make a decadent chocolate creation

Basics of business, costings, marketing and running a cake decorating business

Working with butter icing, naked cakes and drip cakes

A project of your choice

Time and place

The Wedding Cake Course will be held at our studio in Claremont Cape Town at

22 Roseville Rd, Claremont, Cape Town

The course dates are the week of 21-25 November 2022

Class starts promptly at 9:30 and ends at 15:30. There will be a short break for lunch (which is provided)

Daily schedule (schedule may change)

Day 1

Practical: Make royal icing

Basics of piping including borders

(shell border, snail trail, lines, basket weave and writing etc)

Cookie decorating

Make sugar roses

Theory: Tools and ingredients needed


Recipes (vanilla, red velvet, moist chocolate, carrot cake etc)

Fruit cakes (recipe and how to cover)

Alternate fillings eg mousse etc with recipes

Day 2

Practical: Cover cakes with fondant (real cake)

Simple fondant decorating (eg bows, ruffles, marbling, drapes, lettering etc)

Cover boards

Finish off roses and start on filler flowers

Theory: Meeting with your couple

Initial meeting, understanding their needs, and designing your cake

Dealing with difficult clients

Keeping records of discussions

Roleplaying exercise

Day 3

Practical: Make chocolate ganache

Chocolate panels

Chocolate collars

Piping with chocolate and making textured chocolate effects

Sharp corner ganache method

More advanced royal icing piping (including drop lines, embroidery etc)

Finalise project designs

Theory: Marketing

Establishing your target market

Trend spotting

Building your portfolio

Assembling wedding cakes and delivering

Dealing with industry suppliers (Wedding planners, florists, venues and photographers)

Creating a contract

Day 4

Practical: Naked cakes, drip cakes and working with fresh flowers

Working with butter icing

Piped butter icing effects and ombre

Filler flowers, leaves and making of bouquet

Setting up, and supporting a tiered cakes

Project prep

Theory: Charging for your services

Day 5

Project day and graduation.

Included in the cost of the course is light refreshments, all ingredients and the equipment list below:

Jem bone tool

Jem Dresden and veining tool

Jem round petal pad

Small offset palette knife

PME rose leaf cutter with plunger (S and M)

PME flower blossom plunger set of 4

Jem rose cutter and calyx set

Jem smoother set

Piece of polystyrene – for flowers

#3 nozzle

#35 nozzle

Small coupler

Stamens (1 bunch white or yellow)

1 fine paint brush

1 fluffy paint brush

Container CMC

Container of Petal Base

Container of Edible Glue

1 bag of PME gumpaste

Pliers (needle-nose)

Small pair of scissors

Small rolling pin

Green florists tape

Tool box (to keep everything in)

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