Wedding Cake and Exotic Sugar Flower Class

PAY COURSE/CLASS FEES AT LEAST ONE WEEK BEFORE COMMENCEMENT OF CLASS AND GET ₦5,000 DISCOUNT.

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

Course Outline

  1. Introduction
    • Identification of cutters and tools
    • Functions of cutters and tools
  2. Recipes and preparation of paste:
    • Preparation of flower paste/Tylose gum paste
    • Preparation of special fondant paste
    • Covering of 3-tier dummy in fondant icing.
    • Making of beads, drapes, swags, lace, etc using molds generally to create wedding cake design.
  3. Sugar flowers/gum paste flowers:
    • Complete rose flower: buds, full Life rose, calyx and leaves
    • Arum lily / calla lily: spadix, flower, and leaves
    • Six-petal lily e.g exotic lily, stargazer lily, etc – stamens pistils, petals, buds and leaves.
    • Filler flower: hydrangea
    • Life size Peony flower
    • Orchid flower
    • Cabbage rose flower
  4. Painting and dusting effects:
    • Achieving sugar flowers in unusual colours – gold, silver, bronze, lustre effects, flower dusting, disco, shimmer, etc
    • Wiring and taping of flowers
    • Flowers arrangement into sprays and bouquet
  5. Flower arrangement on 3-tier wedding cake dummy, presentation and photographs.

Project Work

Two tier cake of choice with any design taught in class!

Course Requirements

  • Sieve
  • Plastic bags
  • Note book
  • Craft knife
  • Small scissors
  • Napkins/kitchen towels
  • Wire cutter i.e plier
  • CMC
  • Icing sugar
  • Glucose syrup
  • Eggs
  • Vegetable shortening i.e crisco
  • 3-tier Styrofoam dummy (i.e 6,10,14)
  • Modeling tool –balling tool, veining tool, etc
  • PME cutting wheel
  • Candle rolling pin (big and small)
  • Veiner set
  • Pizza cutter
  • Fondant smoother
  • Crimper
  • Non-stick board / groove board
  • Foam pad/petal pad
  • Dust colours: petal and lustre colours
  • Flower cutter set i.e Jem Number 2
  • Florist tape
  • Florist wires : 18,20,22,24,26
  • Fine paint brush set
  • EDIBLE Spirit / Alcohol
  • Easy rose cutter / PME 5-petal cutter set
  • Hydrangea cutter set
  • Peony cutter set or Ateco cone cutter set
  • Jem large rose cutter set
  • Painting dish.
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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