Cake Decorating for Beginners

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Course Title

Cake Decorating for Beginners

Why study this course?

This course will involve an understanding for the basic skills required for cake decoration which can be used when creating and finishing a range of themed/occasional cakes for the home baker.

Course content

Week 1- Make a sponge cake and cupcakes

Week 2- Decorations: sugar paste (basic sugar flower etc.)

Week 3- Modelling using sugar paste

Week 4- Structure and decorate cakes (butter cream, crumb coat, drip cake)

Entry requirements

None- just a keen interest. Participants will need to purchase or bring with them a basic kit and any specialist ingredients (list will be provided by the Lecturer where relevant).


We will supply the ingredients for week 1. You will need to purchase a basic equipment kit.

Day, time and duration



4 weeks

Start date

Wednesday 26th April



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