3 TIERED COLOUR POP WEDDING CAKE (3 DAYS)
Oct
11
to Jan 10

3 TIERED COLOUR POP WEDDING CAKE (3 DAYS)

WEDNESDAY11th Oct- FRIDAY 13th I WEDNESDAY 18th Oct- FRIDAY 20th I MONDAY 8TH - WEDNESDAY 10TH JANUARY 2018

During this three day three tiered wedding cake course, we will teach you how to bake, stack and decorate a professionally finished three tier wedding cake.

You will learn all the essential skills and detailed techniques needed to layer, fill and cover a sponge cake with chocolate ganache, before covering with sugarpaste to achieve perfect sharp edges. You will learn how to cover both sponge tiers and dummy tiers as well as how to stack your cake. You will also learn the techniques for making realistic sugar wired and filler flowers, and arranging them elegantly on the cake.

This in-depth course will not only teach you how to make a professional wedding cake, but with our expertise and guidance, you will gain the confidence needed to create designs and creations of your own. At the end of the class you will have your very own masterpiece to take home.

In our friendly and relaxed studio, you are encouraged to ask us any baking and decorating questions you can think of. Tuck-Box and the team are always happy to pass on tips of the trade and industry know-how.

Please note, you will learn how to make a 3 tier version in the style of the cake design pictured (your final cake will not be the same size as pictured and will have fewer flowers.).

 What you will learn:

Day 1

Professional tips (and print out to take home) on how to bake a delicious Vanilla sponge cake – the foundation for a perfect cake

How to level your cakes so that they have perfect flat surfaces

How to cut your cakes to prepare for filling

How to make a buttercream filling

How to fill your cake

How to ganache your cake for a smooth finish and sharp edges

Day 2

How to work with sugar flower paste

How to work with essential tools – cutters, moulds, and veiners – using various techniques

How to make realistic sugar flowers

How to colour the sugar flowers with edible colour dusts 

How to use an airbrush

How to wire your sugar flowers for fixing to the cake

How to cover the cake with sugarpaste icing

How to cover the board with sugarpaste icing

Day 3

Finishing your sugar flowers

Dowling and stacking your cake

How to beautifully arrange and safely attach the sugar flowers to the cake

How to box and safely transport your cake

Timings: 10.30am – 5.00pm (with a break for lunch) each day

* Please note, throughout the course some days will vary, with some finishing earlier and some finishing later, but this will not affect the overall contents of the course.

Price: £585.00 incl. VAT

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FLAMINGO COOKIE CAKE (1 DAY)
Oct
23
to Feb 6

FLAMINGO COOKIE CAKE (1 DAY)

MONDAY 23rd OCT I MONDAY 27th NOVEMBER I MONDAY 11th Dec I FRIDAY 5TH JANUARY 2018 | MONDAY 15TH JANUARY 2018 I MONDAY 5TH FEBRUARY 2018 | TUESDAY 6TH FEBRUARY 2018

Two skills in one day! During this one day cookie course we will teach you how to cover and decorate a cake AND cookies!

We will start with a demonstration covering the essential skills and detailed techniques needed to layer, fill and cover a sponge cake with buttercream and chocolate ganache- before covering your own vanilla sponge cake with sugarpaste to achieve perfect sharp edges. You'll learn how to decorate sugar cookies as well as learning how to arrange them elegantly on the cake, as well as royal icing piping techniques.

This in-depth course will not only teach you how to make a professional celebration cake, but with our expertise and guidance, you will gain the confidence needed to create designs and creations of your own. At the end of the class you will have your very own masterpiece to take home.

In our friendly and relaxed studio, you are encouraged to ask us any baking and decorating questions you can think of. Tuck-Box and the team are always happy to pass on tips of the trade and industry know-how.

During this one day course you will learn:

Professional tips (and print out to take home) on how to bake the perfect Vanilla sponge cake

Demonstration how to level your sponge cakes so that they have perfect flat surfaces, as well as how to cut your cakes to prepare for filling, how to make a buttercream filling, how to fill your cake and how to ganache your cake for a smooth finish and sharp edges

How To cover your cakes with sugarpaste icing

How to cover the board with sugarpaste icing

How to line and fill sugar cookies

How to use wafer paper to create 'wings'

How to make royal icing

How to hold a piping bag 

How to decorate the cake and stick cookies onto it.

 

Please note photograph is for illustration purposes only and the final result may have slightly fewer flamingos. 

Timings: 10.30am – 5.00pm (with a break for lunch) each day

* Please note, throughout the course some days will vary, with some finishing earlier and some finishing later, but this will not affect the overall contents of the course.

Price: £195.00 incl. VAT

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PAINTED WEDDING CAKE WITH RIBBON TOPPER (2 DAYS)
Nov
2
to Dec 4

PAINTED WEDDING CAKE WITH RIBBON TOPPER (2 DAYS)

MONDAY 1ST TO TUESDAY 2ND NOVEMBER 2017 | MONDAY 4TH TO TUESDAY 5TH DECEMBER 2017

During this two day Painted Wedding Cake Course, we will teach you how to ice, stack and hand-paint a professionally finished three tiered wedding cake (using both real and dummy tiers).

You will learn all the essential skills and detailed techniques of covering tiers with sugarpaste to achieve perfect sharp edges, as well as stacking your cake. You will also learn how to make your own edible paints and how to apply them to your cake. Finally you will make a maypole topper to set it all off.

This in-depth course will not only teach you how to decorate a professional wedding cake, but with our expertise and guidance, you will gain the confidence needed to create designs and creations of your own. At the end of the class you will have your very own masterpiece to take home.

In our friendly and relaxed studio, you are encouraged to ask us any baking and decorating questions you can think of. Tuck-Box and the team are always happy to pass on tips of the trade and industry know-how.

Please note, you will learn how to make a 3 tier version in the style of the cake design pictured (your final cake will not be the same size as pictured). You will cover real and dummy cakes in this class (it does not include baking). 

What you will learn:

Day 1

Professional tips (and print out to take home) on how to bake the perfect Vanilla sponge cake

Demonstration on how to level your sponge cakes so that they have perfect flat surfaces

How to cut your cakes to prepare for filling

How to make a buttercream filling

How to fill your cake

How to ganache your cake for a smooth finish and sharp edges

Day 2

How to cover your cakes with sugarpaste icing

How to cover the board with sugarpaste icing

How to trace designs on to cakes so you have a painting guide

How to make edible paints

How to paint onto a cake

How to take care of your brushes and store paints

Dowling and stacking your dummy cake

How to make a maypole topper

Timings: 10.30am – 5.00pm (with a break for lunch) each day

* Please note, throughout the course some days will vary, with some finishing earlier and some finishing later, but this will not affect the overall contents of the course.

Price: £390.00 incl. VAT

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