Marble Geo Cake

Ref: C3675953

Bring your own 8" sponge cake, where you will learn how to apply buttercream and fondant icing to create a professionally finished cake. Within this session we will explore how to create a marble effect finish within your fondant and how to create a Geo crystal on your cake. Sharing all my tricks of the trade.

Course aim

Beginners guide on how to create a Marbled fondant and Geo effect on their own sponge cake.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for improvers
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • How to apply buttercream to get a well covered cake, knowing which tools to use to create a smooth sharp finish.
  • How to create the Marble effect with in the fondant and exploring different colour combination.
  • How to apply fondant to a cake to get professional finish
  • How to create the Geo effect crystal on the cake
  • knowing how and when to use a wide selection of sugar craft tools.

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
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress

What else do I need to know?

  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you
  • You will need to bring to class and 8" spong cake on a board 1 kg of Fondant (ready to roll icing) Rolling pin

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation

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Marble Geo Cake

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • 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 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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