Carving a Cake - Make a Handbag Shaped Cake

Course Name:Carving a Cake - Make a Handbag Shaped Cake
Course Code: POS0CED268
Location / Venue: Oswestry Campus
Start Date: 09-Oct-17 & 10-Oct-17
Days: Monday & Tuesday
Times: 6.00pm-9.00pm
Weeks: 2 Evenings
Course Fee: £30.00
Materials Fee: £17.00



What does the subject include?
Learn how to make a shaped cake, carving out a handbag shape, covering with sugarpaste then adding all the details of the handles, zipper, buckle etc  This class will run over 2 evenings.
Monday 9th October & Tuesday 10th October 6pm until 9pm

This class is suitable for cake makers, who want to advance to more difficult cake designs with the help and guidance of an experienced tutor.


 
What do I need to bring with me?
 
Students will need to bring 4 layers of 8" square sponge, each sponge 1 to 2 inches thick.
Plus some buttercream to sandwich the sponges together and coat them.  Please see buttercream recipe below.
Vanilla Buttercream Recipe 
225gms block of unsalted butter, room temperature
550gms sieved icing sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Put all of the ingredients in a bowl and mix with a hand whisk or mixer for 5 minutes on high - after 2 minutes scrap down the bowl to ensure all icing sugar is mixed in.
After 5 minutes of mixing the buttercream will be paler, be whipped and smooth


All pastes, boards, a box, colours, tools and cake decorating equipment will be provided, but it would be useful to bring a rolling pin, pallet knife, serrated carving knife and cake smoother to the first class if you have them, as you may have to wait to use the ones provided, depending on how many students attend the class.


Are there any extra costs?

No - just the materials fee of £17.00

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