Celebration Cake Lace, Frills & Flowers

Ref: C2342406

Students will learn how to cover a cake and make lace pieces, ruffles, frills and flowers, using sugar paste and flower paste. Design a wedding cake using the techniques learned on the course and a celebration cake.

Course aim

To use a variety of methods and materials to produce a finished decorated cake. The main purpose is how to make a variety of decorations to produce a variety of celebration cakes for any occasions. Also how to price the cakes to sell on a budget.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • learn how to cover a cake with different icing
  • make a variety of frills, ruffles, lace etc
  • make a variety of roses, lilies, gerberas etc
  • pricing the cakes to sell
  • mirror glaze cake

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress

What else do I need to know?

  • Students will need to bring their own materials and equipment. The cost for the duration of the course will be about £50 to £60 depends where the items are bought from, also a cake will be required and we may also use a dummy cakes.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required
  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

What can I do next?

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Celebration Cake Lace, Frills & Flowers

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  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
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  • 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 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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