Date(s) - 03/20/2021
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Basic Cake Decorating 101
with Lori Ruskin from Just a Simple Baker ™
WHEN: Saturday March 20, 2:00pm-4:00pm;
Wednesday March 24, March 31, April 7 & April 14 6:30pm-8:30pm
This is a 5 week course and includes a basic decorating tool kit.
This introductory course is the stepping stone to becoming a successful baker. Like your home, you need to start with a good foundation to build upon. The same thing applies to baking and decorating cakes.
This hands-on, 10 hour introductory course to cake decorating consists of one, 2 hour introduction to course
materials, over view of decorating kit contents ( a $75.00 Value) and demonstration of the basic decorating
concepts which will be mastered in the following four, 2 hour hands on classes. The basic decorating kit you
receive can be supplemented for the Advanced Cake Decorating course.
– Successfully frost a 2 layer cake (crumb coat and final frosting)
– Identify buttercream consistencies
– Compare and contrast different types of food coloring
– Create 5 basic buttercream flowers and apply to cake
– Successfully decorate a 2 layer cake with multiple buttercream flowers and cake border.
– Convection Baking vs. Baking setting on your oven
– Differences between cake pans and how that determines your result
– Preparing pans, importance of bake times and proper cooling
– Measuring ingredients vs. weighing ingredients
– Successful tips for cakes rising evenly
– How to correct a cake that bakes unevenly before applying frosting
– Frosting consistency for skim coat, final frosting layer, writing on cakes and creating beautiful decorations
– Food coloring comparisons
– Introduction to basic cake decorating supplies in kit
– Basic buttercream decorations to be mastered include:
– 5 Petal Flowers
– Cake writing “Happy Birthday”
– Cake borders
Basic Decorating Kit Includes:
– Cake Decorating Manual
– Laminated Practice Sheets
– Dummy Cake Form
– Reusable Piping Bags
– Disposable Piping Bags
– 9 Decorating Tips
– Piping Bag Couplers
– Flowers Nails
– Flower Nail Holder
– Flower Squares
– Gel food Coloring
– Cake Spatula
– Scribe Tools
** Bonus Cake Carrier**
SPACE IS LIMITED AND REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
This event is fully booked.