Cake decoration

Qualification: College Certificate
Entry Level

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About this course

Why not try your hand at cake decorating? 
Maybe you have been inspired by the delicious creative cake creations on your favourite cookery show?

The course provides an introduction to the exciting world of Sugarcraft, the basis of all cake decorating. Our cake decorating classes will teach you the beginner skills needed to help you to create custom cakes for everyday celebrations.

This course is for anyone interested in cake decorating. No experience is necessary. All abilities welcome.

If you have any questions about this course, please contact us.

Tel: 023 8048 4848
Email: enquiries@southampton-city.ac.uk 

What you will learn

During the course you will learn how to:

  • How to cover a cake in marzipan
  • How to cover a cake in sugar paste for a smooth finish
  • Sugarcraft and cake decoration techniques
  • Garrett frills
  • Crimping
  • Embossing
  • Simple flowers
  • Modelling
Learning style

All of the learning is completed through practical sessions in the college’s state of the art training kitchen facility. The classes are instructive while in a relaxed atmosphere. After a demonstration, you will work on your own cake.

Questions will be answered and lots of hints and tips will be given throughout the course.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course, just a love of cakes. All abilities are welcome, no prior knowledge required.

No interview is required for this course, so apply now and we will be in touch about your method of payment and we’ll be happy to enrol you.

Dates, times & fees
Start Date Course Times Duration Campus Fees
01/03/22 17:45 - 20:45 (Tue) 6 weeks Main campus £130
Additional information

For your first class you will need:

8 inch round fruitcake about 3 inches deep

1½kg white sugar paste

1½kg marzipan

If you want to bring your own apron you can but a disposable one will be provided. Please bring a pen to make any notes. A cake board and box will be provided.