Unleash Your Cake Decorating Dreams: A 5-Day Masterclass Journey – Le Dolci
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Unleash Your Cake Decorating Dreams: A 5-Day Masterclass Journey


Unleash Your Cake Decorating Dreams: A 5-Day Masterclass Journey




If you've always dreamed of creating stunning cakes that not only taste heavenly but also look like works of art, our Five Day Cake Baking and Decorating Masterclass is your golden ticket into the world of cake decorating magic. Whether you're a complete novice or someone with a passion for baking looking to refine your skills, this masterclass is designed just for you.

Why This Masterclass?

In this immersive 5-day experience, you'll delve into the art of cake baking and decorating, guided by seasoned experts. And now, we're excited to introduce a new booking option – our 5-day baking course spread over 5 Saturdays in the summer.

Course Highlights:

Day 1: Foundations of Vanilla Cake Baking and Buttercream Theory

  • Explore the intricacies of oil cake theory.
  • Master the method behind Swiss meringue buttercream, and learn how to make it.
  • Add a pop of color to your creations as you discover the secrets of coloring buttercream.
  • Get hands-on experience with a piping bag and practice various piping design techniques.

Day 2: Making a Gorgeous Seasonal Cake

  • Scale out and mix chocolate cake like a pro.
  • Elevate your cupcake game with tips on decorating using piping bags.
  • Dive into the world of piping with techniques such as roses, ruffles, and 5-petal flowers.
  • Perfect your cupcakes with leaves and foliage, creating edible masterpieces.

Day 3: Buttercream Piping and Techniques on Cupcakes

  • Deepen your knowledge of buttercream piping.
  • Refine your skills with specific techniques such as petal tips for roses and foliage.
  • Explore common cupcake designs, including the classic rosette.

Day 4: Introduction to Gumpaste and Fondant

  • Discover where to buy and how to store fondant and gumpaste.
  • Unleash your creativity by learning to colour and mix fondant and gumpaste.
  • Take cake decorating to the next level with fondant cutouts and layered chocolate cakes.
  • Craft a gumpaste teddy bear and add it as a delightful topper to your fondant-covered cake.

Day 5: Masking & Stacking: How to Mask and Stack a 2 Tiered Buttercream Cake

  • Dive into the world of multi-tiered cakes by understanding sizing and layering.
  • Learn essential tools and techniques to achieve smooth, straight sides.
  • Create a show-stopping 2-tiered Lambeth Cake using colored buttercream and intricate piping.

Embark on this sweet journey and turn your cake decorating dreams into reality. Join us for five days of creativity, learning, and delicious fun! Book your spot now for our traditional 5-day course or explore the new 5-Saturday summer option.