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Five Day Cake Baking & Decorating Masterclass
Five Day Cake Baking & Decorating Masterclass
Five Day Cake Baking & Decorating Masterclass
Five Day Cake Baking & Decorating Masterclass
Five Day Cake Baking & Decorating Masterclass
Five Day Cake Baking & Decorating Masterclass
Five Day Cake Baking & Decorating Masterclass
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$900.00

Five Day Cake Baking & Decorating Masterclass


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Join us to learn the fundamentals of baking and decorating

If you've always dreamed of being a cake decorator, this 5-day masterclass is the perfect introduction for you because you'll learn how to... 

... bake cakes that are delicious and sturdy enough to decorate

... stack and level cakes to perfection every time

... buttercream your cakes with crisp edges and clean lines

... master the chocolate drip to the delight of family and friends (and you, too)

... ignite your passions to create more advanced cakes

Come along to our in person Five Day Cake Baking and Decorating Masterclass! 

This class is perfect for absolute beginners!

This is a 5 day course running for 5 hours each day 

DAY 1: FOUNDATIONS OF VANILLA CAKE BAKING AND BUTTERCREAM THEORY 

  • Learn how to scale out and mix vanilla cake 
  • Learn about oil cake theory 
  • The method behind Swiss meringue buttercream and how to make it
  • How to colour buttercream  
  • How to use a piping bag and practicing piping design techniques 

DAY 2: CHOCOLATE CAKE THEORY AND PIPING WITH BUTTERCREAM 

  • Learn how to scale out and mix chocolate cake  
  • How to use piping bags and tips to decorate cupcakes with buttercream 
  • How to fill a 2 toned piping baking bag 
  • How to pipe a rose, ruffle, and 5 petal flower with petal tips 
  • How to pipe leaves and foliage to complete your cupcakes 
  • How to pipe a rosette and other common cupcake designs 

DAY 3: MASKING A RAINBOW CAKE 

  • How to cut and layer a 6 layer rainbow coloured cake 
  • How to prepare cake for decorating 
  • How to use essential cake decorating equipment to achieve smooth straight sides on your cake
  • How to make your own chocolate drip 
  • How to use edible flourishes and sprinkles to decorate and finish your cake.

Day 4: INTRODUCTION TO GUMPASTE AND FONDANT:

MAKE TIMOTHY THE TEDDY BEAR FOR YOUR FONDANT CAKE 

  • Where to buy and how to store fondant and gumpaste 
  • How to colour fondant and gumpaste
  • How to mix fondant and gumpaste
  • How to make a fondant teddy bear 
  • How to cut and layer a chocolate cake 
  • How to use essential cake tools to achieve smooth straight sides on you cake 
  • How to cover your cake in fondant and which tools to use 
  • How to use fondant cutouts to decorate and finish your cake
  • How to add proper supports to your gumpaste teddy bear before placing on your finished cake 

Day 5: MASKING & STACKING:

HOW TO MASK AND STACK A 2 TIERED BUTTERCREAM CAKE

  • How to pick out proper sizing for a two tiered cake 
  • How to cut and layer a vanilla cake
  • How to use essential cake tools to achieve smooth straight sides on you cake 
  • How to properly add supports and stack a two tiered cake 
  • How to use coloured buttercream to add design elements to your cake 
  • How to pipe on a tiered cake 
  • We will be creating a 2 tiered version of the bluey/pinky bakery cake 

You will go home with:

  • A dozen decorative buttercream cupcakes that you designed on Day 2
  • A one tier 6’’ round tall rainbow cake that you will have decorated yourself on Day 3
  • A one tier 6’’ round fondant cake with gumpaste topper that you will have created on Day 4
  • A two tiered buttercream cake, with a 4” round top and 6” round base that you will have decorated on Day 5 
  • New understanding of Swiss meringue buttercream 
  • New understanding of chocolate cake and vanilla cake oil theory 
  • New skills in decorating using current/on trend techniques and designs
  • An understanding of layering cakes
  • An understanding of how to stack and add proper supports for two-tiered cakes 
  • An understanding on how to replicate future cakes and style 
  • Chocolate cake recipe, vanilla cake recipe, Swiss meringue buttercream recipe, and chocolate glaze recipe (emailed to you after class)
  • A ‘How to use piping tips’ recipe (emailed to you after class)

Pictures are for display purposes only. Your teacher will talk you through design elements in any picture shown, but for efficient running of this class, you will be guided by her in terms of design.

All ingredients and equipment, including transport boxes, for your cake course are provided, you do not need to bring anything with you. The teacher will ensure that you work at a pace suitable for you. 

If in doubt about your suitability for this class, please call us to discuss before you book a place. 

If you would like, you can bring a large bag to carry your cake(s) home. We provide sturdy cardboard boxes, but you may find it easier to carry your cake(s) in a reusable tote bag especially if taking public transit to class.

Please use our hashtag #ledolci and tag us @ledolci when posting your class creations on social media. We’d love to share your content with our followers.