PME MODULE 1 - Techniques in Sugar Paste/Fondant

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TAKING SUBSEQUENT SPECIFIC CLASSES IN MIX 'N' BAKE ATTRACTS EXTRA DISCOUNTS AND PRICE CONCESSION.

Course Outline

  • LESSON 1
    • Introduction to Cake Covering
    • Crimping Techniques & Designs
    • Fabric Effect Sugar Flowers
    • Creative Plaque Ideas, Embossing & Inlay Design
    • Professional Business Approach
      • Sugarpaste Guidelines
      • Suggested Quanlities of Sugarpaste
      • Colour Balance & it's use in design
  • LESSON 2
    • Simple Novelty Cake Ideas
    • The use of Textures Designs & Basket Weave
    • Patterns
    • Frilling Techniques, Garret Frills & Flounces
    • Professional Business Approach
      • Health & Hyiene
      • Accounts, Tax & Insurance
      • Cake Deposits & Payments
  • LESSON 3
    • Coating a cake with corners
    • Fabric Effects, Swags & Textured Designs
    • Sugar Ribbons & Bows
    • Professional Business Approach
      • Business Promotion & Advertising
      • Basic Cake Recipes
      • Cake Portions
      • Cake Pricing
  • LESSON 4
    • Sugar Embroidery & Embroiderie Anglaise
    • Simple Cut out Cake Toppers and Motifs
    • Professional Business Approach
      • Taking Cake Orders
      • Good Practice Disclaimers
      • Hiring or Renting Equipment
  • LESSON 5
    • Stacked Cakes & the use of Dowelling Supports
    • Textured Sugar Drapes
    • Simple Figure Modelling
      • Professional Business Approach
      • The use of Copyright & License Designs & Products
      • Presentation of a Multi-Tiered Cake

Course Requirements

  • For all lessons you will require the following basic equipment
    • Large & Small Rolling Pins
    • Icing Sugar & Cornflour for dusting
    • Smoothers
    • Palette Knives
    • Modelling Tools including cutting wheels & quilting tool
    • Turntable - optional
    • A selections of Food Colours including - paste, powder and edible lustre spray
    • Selection of brushes - flat, round & fine
    • Boxes to take work home in
    • Dish Cloth / Disposable Cloth
    • Apron
    • Pen / Pencil & Paper
    • Plastic Bags
  • Lesson 1
    • Round Cake - Dummy / Cake
    • Round Cake Board / Card
    • White Sugarpaste / Rolled fondant (1.5kg/3lbs)
    • Crimpers - selection of designs
    • Creative Plaque Embossing Cutters
  • Lesson 2
    • Square Cake - Dummy / Cake
    • Buttercream (200g / 8ozs)
    • Jam / Jelly of choice - optional
    • White Sugarpaste / Rolled Fondant (1.5kg / 3lbs)
    • Cake Board / Card
    • Garret Frill Cutter
    • Basket Weave Rolling Pin
  • Lesson 3
    • Hexagonal Cake - Dummy / Cake
    • Cake Board / Card
    • Optional - (Almond Paste / Marzipan & Apricot Glaze)
    • White Sugarpaste / Rolling Fondant (1.5kg / 3lbs)
    • Crimpers
    • Ribbed Rolling Pin
    • Plunger Rose Leaf Cutters
  • Lesson 4
    • Square Cake - Dummy / Cake
    • Cake Board / Card
    • White Sugarpaste / Rolled Fondant (1.5kg / 3lbs)
    • Gum Tragacanth / CMC or Gum Tex
    • Flower Paste / Gum Paste
    • Embroderie Anglaise & Eyelet Cutters - selection of designs
    • Crimpers - selection of designs
    • Rocking Horse Cutter - Large
    • A piece of card folded into a W shape (Rocking Horse Former)
  • Lesson 5
    • Two Tier Stacked Cake - Round Cake Dummies / Cakes
    • Round cake Board / Cards
    • White Sugarpaste / Rolled fondant (2.5kg / 5lbs)
    • Textured Rolling Pin - Ribbed or Basket Weave
    • Gum Tragacanth / CMC or Gum Tex
PLEASE NOTE
  • Many required ingredients, cutters, accessories/ Tools available for sale in Mix 'n' bake confectionery.
  • It is important you get required ingredients, Tools/ accessories so as to participate in class!
  • Borrowing from Mix 'n' Bake Confectionery will not be allowed!
  • Enquire from Mix 'n' Bake the right accessories and ingredients to be bought before buying from the market so as to buy the right one because sellers are usually more interested in selling their products to you than you buying the right product.

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