Wedding Cakes

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Wedding cake course is important course in this academy.

You'll learn how to marzipan and cream your cakes to give a professionally smooth finish and then seamlessly stack them, with a technique that works for up to 5 tiers. The skills you'll learn over the six weeks can be adapted to create many different styles and effects and we'll share our insider secrets, learnt over years as professional cake decorators, that can help you create unique, professional looking, show stopping cakes.

A great course if you are embarking on your first ever wedding cake, have taken our back to basics course and want to develop your skills or are an experienced cake decorator wanting to learn a contemporary style of cake decorating.

We will supply everything you need including a rich fruit cake, a maderia cake and a dummy cake, all you need to bring is an apron!

    How to ice a cake board
    How to professionally cover a fruit cake with marzipan and sugar paste icing
    How to split, fill and crumb coat a madeira cake
    How to professionally ice a madeira cake with sugar paste
    How to professionally ice a dummy cake with sugar paste
    How to use smoothers to best effect
    Tutorial – how to use colour to best effect
    Tutorial – how to make royal icing
    Piping – line work, dots and bulbs, pearl beading, scrolls
    How to design piped side designs
    How to correctly space piped designs
    How to attach ribbon to a cake board
    How to attach ribbon to a celebration cake
    How to create a multi layered ribbon bow
    How to use diamante buckles and brooches within cake design
    How to make a bow from icing
    Pearl centred bows
    How to stack cakes together using dowels
    Each week we will discuss an essential element when planning and creating wedding cakes (or other multi tiered cake designs including your skill level, length of time available, type of cake – fruit, sponge etc/ covering , size of cakes & how many tiers – part design/ part portions – cutting cake(s), shape of cakes, design, display options, decoration ideas, colour schemes, storage & transportation of your cake 

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