Licence to Ice Cake Decorating Series

We are really excited to announce our latest cake decorating class: Licence to Ice!

Licence to Ice is a 6 part cake and cup decorating series that takes covers all aspects of cake decorating over 6 consecutive weekly sessions.

The 6 sessions include: 

Session 1. Cake Basics - Prepping your tins, baking, filling and buttercreaming your cake 
Session 2. Cupcake Decorating - Piping with different nozzles, making decorations etc. 
Session 3. Ombre Rose Cake with figurine 
Session 4. Figurine Making  - hands con class to make a fairy figurine 
Session 5. Ganaching a cake, drip cake and using cake lace 
Session 6. Fondant Covered Cake and bow

Every series so far has sold out, and we have now put on classes through to December. Classes are on Wednesdays from 7pm to 9pm - and run for 6 weeks. Some classes will be demonstrations, and some will be hands on where you decorate and take home what you create. Book Online!

Classes start on the following dates - and run for 6 subsequent weeks:

2017 Classes:

The price of $150 covers all 6 sessions and is a great price to learn a lot of techniques that would take years to master on your own! The instructors are from the team at Cupcake Sweeties - hugely experienced cake decorators who will be able to really assist with increasing your cake decorating skills.

There is a maximum of 10 in the class - so you will have a really hands on experience. The perfect gift for a person who loves to decorate cakes!

For any questions or for more information please email info@cupcakesweeties.co.nz or call us on 04 577 2962 or please book online.

Details of sessions: 
Session 1. Cake Basics - Prepping your tins, baking, filling and buttercreaming your cake 
Skills learnt: 
- Lining Tins 
- Baking & Recipe discussion 
- Filling and crumb coating with buttercream 
- Making & using cake lace 
- Covering a cake board 
- Using wafer & edible images 
- Using tappits 
- Pricing & storing cakes discussion 
- Using bead, rope & diamante borders on cakes 
Session type: demonstration & dessert

Session 2. Cupcake Decorating - Piping with different nozzles, making decorations etc. 
Skills learnt: 
- Piping with different nozzles 
- Making decorations using moulds & cutters 
- Working with wafer images and edible images 
- Making flowers 
- 2 tone icing 
- Gum paste decorations of all sorts 
- Flavoring with oils 
Session type: demonstration and hands on making decoration and decorating 3 cupcakes to take home

Session 3. Ombre Rose Cake with figurine 
Skills learnt: 
- Crumb Coating a cake 
- Making & colouring buttercream with gels 
- Piping cake using the rose nozzle for ombre rose cake 
- Making roses 
Session type: demonstration with cake for dessert

Session 4. Figurine Making Class 
Skills learnt: 
- Hands on class to make a figurine 
- Working with gumpaste 
- Working with modelling tools 
- Making figurine, clothing, facial features and hair

Session type: hands on & take your figurine home

Session 5. Ganaching a cake and using cake lace 
Skills learnt: 
- Making ganache 
- Covering a cake with ganache 
- Stacking a cake – using dowels and cake discs 
- Making & using cake lace

Session type: demonstration with dessert

Session 6. Fondant Covered Cake 
Skills learnt: 
- Colouring fondant 
- Covering a cake with fondant 
- Making stripes 
- Making a bow 
- Using Tappits & cutters 
- Demo on embossing with quilting tool? 
- Using bead, rope & diamante borders on cakes

Session type: demonstration & dessert

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