Cake icing and sugarcraft is as much of an art as it is a craft. Anyone who is familiar with this activity will understand that often it is as nice to look at the finished product as it is to eat it!
Our three-term course is open to anyone with an interest and enthusiasm in cake icing and sugarcraft and who may have wondered how beautiful cake creations are made. No previous experience is necessary.
The aim of the course is to provide you with an introduction to the techniques used to ice and decorate cakes for special occasions.
On completion, you should be able to:
The following topics will be covered:
Assessment is informal, based on your personal targets and the learning outcomes and will be undertaken regularly with you by the course tutor. There are no formal qualifications associated with this course.
You will need to bring your own basic equipment:
There will be various cutters, wires, paste and dusting colours required throughout the course. The tutor has prepared a detailed list of items needed each term, please contact the Devizes Enterprise Centre on 01380 723989 to request a copy of this list.
You may wish to progress onto further study in this area, such as on our Cake Icing and Sugarcraft - Improvers course.