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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 to baking and decorating

If you've always dreamed to be 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 brand new in person Five Day cake baking and decorating Masterclass! This class is PERFECT FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS! 

This is a 5 day course,  5 hours each day 

Here is our 5 day schedule of what you will learn:

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 and how to make Swiss Meringue Buttercream 
  • 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 
  • 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 side on you cake 
  • How to cover your cake in fondant and which tools to use 
  • How to use fondant cut- outs 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 side on you cake 
  • How to properly ass 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:

- 12 pack 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

Day 4

- A two tiered buttercream cake, with a 4inch round top and 6inch 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 very trendy 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 

The 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 home. We provide sturdy cardboard boxes, but you may find it easier to carry your cake in a reusable tote bag especially if taking public transit to class.

Please note that we do NOT allow video recording of our classes, though photos are encouraged. Please use our hashtag #ledolci @ledolci when posting your class creations on social media.

 

Class runs 9am - 2pm every day. 

Please note: on certain days, class may finish a little earlier than planned, if all the goals set out for the day have been achieved.

Guided by our expert chefs, you'll learn: 

  • All thing cake: Learn the science of baking the sturdy cake ready for decorating by baking 5 of our signature cakes (vanilla, chocolate and sponge)
  • The beauty of buttercream: Experiment with different buttercream methods  and styles, mastering the secret techniques of each to find your favourite. 
  • Decorating details that matter: Learn the professional secrets to crumb coat, mask, fill and stack cakes, as we as how to colour buttercream and create simple finishes (ombre and Lines of Love), and more

This class was designed for beginner bakers aged 18+ and our chef instructors will work at a pace that works for you. 

Come to class with a notebook and pen and we'll provide everything else you'll need, including:   

  • Recipes of our most-loved signature cake and buttercream recipes (which you can take home with you)
  • Equipment shopping list so you can pick up your favourite new tools
  • All ingredients and equipment, including transport boxes 

Privacy Policy 

We do not allow video recording of our classes, either full or in part of any element you participate in.

Refunds 

We are limiting this class to 12 participants to ensure everyone can get the most out of this immersive experience. As such, there will be no refunds or cancellations for this course. Please make sure you are available to join us in the kitchen for the full 5 days of this class. 

In the unlikely event that we have to cancel the class, we will provide a full refund. For further information, email us at classroom@ledolci.com or call 416-262-3400. 

 

To attend this class, as with all in-person classes, you must show proof of full vaccination, as per the Ontario regulations. More information will be provided to you once you’ve completed your registration.

Please note that we do NOT allow video recording of our classes, though photos are encouraged. Please use our hashtag #ledolci when posting your class creations on social media.