This course will begin by learning how to space messages and use the letter stamps. You will ice a cake drum board with sugarpaste and create an inlay. Moving on use moulds, cutters, painting on sugar, different types of icing, basic modelling, cupcake toppers, , piping, flood icing, patterned paste and so much more. You will take home not only a beautifully decorated cupcake platter but so much knowledge and newfound skills to transform your cake projects. The fruit cupcakes will last beyond Christmas (well into the New Year), the sponge cupcakes will easily last for Christmas Day.
- How to ice a cake drum board with sugarpaste
- How to space messages
- How to use letter stamps
- How to create a flat cupcake topper with decorative cut outs
- How to marzipan a fruit cupcake
- How to flat ice a cupcake
- How to model penguins in an array of styles/ poses
- Different cutter techniques
- How to emboss designs
- How to use moulds
- How to create domed cupcakes
- How to make cupcake toppers
- How to use the snowflake star plunger cutters
- How to pipe a rose swirl
- How to make flood icing
- How to use piping jelly
- Transportation, storage, advance preparation, time management and other cake practicalities
Annabelle established Confection Perfection (now re-branded as Annabelle Jane Cake School) in 1996 from her kitchen table; bought her first retail premises in 2000 and is now settled in a delightful setting in Bearsted, just outside Maidstone. Annabelle has extensive cake decorating experience and is highly creative and artistic. Annabelle is an accredited tutor for the PME Diplomas in Sugar craft and also designs and delivers a wide range of other highly successful cake baking and decorating classes. Annabelle has a huge vision for our Cake School and ensures that the strong reputation we have earned continues to grow lead by her consistently high standards.
The course price includes everything you need to decorate your cupcake platter including a box to take it home. We will provide a 10 cupcakes (4 fruit, 6 sponge), frosting, icings, all of the materials, all sugarcraft tools, equipment and refreshments. Course attendees will also receive a full set of course notes and a discount sheet which gives exclusive discounts on the items used during the course purchased in the cake decorating supplies shop on the day of your course.
You may like to bring an apron.
If you would like to take photographs to supplement the notes you are most welcome, we do ask you not to take videos please.
We provide tea, coffee, drinking water and of course, cake! You will need to bring a packed lunch (or there is a local deli a short walk away).