Contemporary Royal Icing 2 day course
Contemporary Royal Icing 2 day course
Contemporary Royal Icing 2 day course

Contemporary Royal Icing 2 day course

Regular price
$500.00
Sale price
$500.00

    

Introduction to Contemporary Cake Decorating- 2 Day (Workshop 8)

Venue: Demolay House, 90 Margaret Street, Toowoomba

Time: 9-3pm: Date: 15 & 16/04/21; Max: 10 Delegates; Cost $500

Mary Reid & Guest Trainer: Ronnie Branson (Love & Flour Cake Creations)

Inspired by the designs of Caitlin Mitchell (A Little Cake Place) students will learn some of the essential steps in creating contemporary decorated cakes. This class will teach students: how to torte and ganache first coat; cover a cake with squared-edges; quilted sides; wired fantasy flowers; and the importance of precision and preparation.  Students are required to bring 2x6” round cakes to classTake home: 6” high barrel elaborately decorated white cake on 10” white board with quilted sides and fantasy sugar flowers (RRP $275).

Day 1

·         Introduction to course outline

·         Torting (layering), adding fillings

  • Stacking, supporting a tower cake
  • Ganache (1st layer), levelling
  • Preparation for fantasy flowers
  • Ganache (final layer)
  • Class discussion – learn from your peers
  • Critique and share knowledge

 

Day 2

·         Cover cake board with fondant, patterned edges

·         Cover cake with fondant, squared edges

·         Create quilted pattern on fondant

  • Wire up fantasy flower floral spray
  • Finishing touches: ribbons, luster, boards

 

Equipment required by students:

                                                                                                      *Images are examples of the work completed in class

·         Bake & Bring 2 x 6”round x 3” high mud cakes

·         12” sq boxes for transporting finished cakes home                     

·         2 x 6inch round cakes (cut to 3” high), 5” cardboard, 10” white covered board with legs

·         All items from the tool list – still to be provided (available for purchase at The Party Hut).

 

 


ESSENTIAL TOOLS FOR BEGINNERS – Workshop 8

(Available from The Party Hut, 12 Pechey Street opposite the Toowoomba Hospital) (@ 12/12/20)

  Essential items Merivale to provide

Essential items student to bring to class:  

Ingredients x 11

11x 3.5kg buckets white Bakels RTR

11x 10” round boards with ‘legs’ 

11 x 5” cardboard round boards

Timber skewers, cutters, timber clippers

BCM: royal

Bakels truffle

Large flower petal & leaf cutters

Ribbons, glues, colour cauchons

Items for Mary to use

·         Royal icing: hand held electric beater, 1 packet royal icing, small mixing bowl, small sealed bowl, spoon, icing bag & tube, wet cloths to cover, plastic sheet

 

·         Bakels white RTR; large sharp knife, large plastic bread cutting board, plastic boards, water spray, large rolling pin, paddles, pins, tape measure,  lustre brush, 9 round boards,  5/or 6” cardboard, 6” round dummy cakes

 

·         Flower making: small board and rolling pin, rose petal cutter/vein/plunger, leaf/vein/cutter, wire, BCM fat and glue, royal icing bag and tube, lustres, lustre brushes

 

·         Decorating: lace moulds, Patchwork cutters, KD moulds, stencils, lettering cutters, edges, strip cutters, pattern sheets, 

 

Items for class: Fruit cake, plastic sleeves, handouts, alcohol & sprays, baking paper, glad wrap, alfoil, glue stick, books to sell, Party Hut display products

 

·         BAKE AND BRING 2 x 6” round by 3” high mud cakes

·         FALCON NON SLIP MAT $36.99

·         EDGES (FLAT $5.99 and RIGHT ANGLE $18.00 with the MATCHING white PLASTIC KNIFE $14.99)

·         ROLLING PIN – LARGE FOR ROLLING FONDANT $23.99  

·         FLOWER MAKING BOARD $32.99 & rolling pin $11.99

·         SATIN FAT $11.99,

·         SET OF 5-IN-1 ROSE CUTTERS,xxx PME LEAF CUTTER/  ; PLUNGER/VEINER $16.99

·         LUSTERS: SNOFLAKE, PINK, BLUE, GREEN,  BRIDAL, GOLD $6.99 ea

·         SET PAINT BRUSHES (1 FINE, & 1 SET) est $1.80/$3.00,

·         White or pink STEAMEN $4.99

·         SMALL PLYERS, MINI SPATCHELLER, SM SCAPELL,  CUTTING WHEEL (link to our website); FLORIST TAPE & FLOWER PICK https://www.partyhut.com.au/products/category/PSEJXCOD-fondant-tools

·         5” ROUND CARDBOARD (base board) $1.50  

·         ICING BAG, CONNECTOR, NO.1 & 3 NOZZLES https://www.partyhut.com.au/products/category/WVAUBBDO-decorating-tips-piping-accesories

·         LOYAL BALLING TOOL SET $9.99

·         MONDO MODELLING FONDANT SET $11

 

ADDITIONAL  ITEMS – for workshop 8

·         Sharp knife, fine ruler (for marking quilting)

·         12” sq box for transporting finished cake overnight

·         BCM GUM PASTE (1 each WHITE, GREEN, PINK) $14.99 EA

·         No. 22 WHITE WIRES  $4.99

·         RIGHT ANGLE SQUARE