Cake Decorating Finishes - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This course is suitable for those with some experience of Sugarcraft and wish to develop their knowledge and skills further.

In this course you will learn how to create different on-trend finishes to decorating either a wedding cake or celebration cake. Over the course you will learn how to:

  • Cover deep dummy cakes with luxury sugar paste achieving super sharp edges
  • Apply lustre dust to create a beautiful shimmer effect
  • Stencil a lace pattern using royal icing
  • Create a brush embroidery design using royal icing
  • Create edible lace effects using moulds and cake lace
  • Hand paint a design using cocoa butter and edible dusts

This course is run by an experienced and qualified Sugarcraft tutor and professional wedding cake designer. Most of the materials and equipment required to complete the planned activities are provided.

The course costs do not include two 2½” size paint brushes which are required for the course and will need to be provided by the learner.

Assessment Methods

The tutor will provide demonstrations and feedback to ensure you know how to accomplish each discreet activity to a high standard.

Progression Options

Further adult evening Sugarcraft courses are planned for this academic year.

Course Summary

Course Title Cake Decorating Finishes
Entry Requirements

It is expected that participants will have some experience of basic
Sugarcraft techniques.

Attendance Requirements Two hours and 30 minutes - one evening a week (12.5 hours in total) over 5 weeks.
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We work in the Quantock Restaurant which offers a range of services from breakfast buffets to gourmet evenings. This means we’re able to practice our skills in a professional kitchen and front of house environment, and prepare ourselves for the industry.

Ruth Northcote-Brewer

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