Christmas Cake

Ref: C2527397

Make your own Rich Fruit Christmas Cake. On this short course you will learn how to line your tins and prepare the cake; how to cover in marzipan and fondant and choose from 3 different Christmas themed decorating designs. This class is very friendly, safe and supportive. Perfect environment to learn new skills.

Course aim

Learn to make a rich fruit cake for Christmas, with marzipan & fondant covering, and 3 different Christmas Designs

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Demonstrate and understanding of basic food hygiene and safety in the kitchen
  • Produce a rich fruit cake following tutor demonstration and written instructions
  • Demonstrate the ability to cover the fruit cake with marzipan & fondant to a smooth finish
  • Identify the differences between types of icing used for covering and decorating, make a selection of Christmas decorations and models to decorate the cake
  • Ability to reproduce cake decorations and models at home

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

All ingredients will be listed in the canvas course modules, and discussed as the course progresses

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Christmas Cake

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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