Course: Sugarcraft & Cake Decoration
Category: Food & Nutrition
Approx. Start Date: Tuesday 22 October 
(applicants will receive confirmation of actual start date by letter and text)

This course will provide students with a basic introduction to the art of sugarcraft. During this 8-week course, students will learn: 
- how to decorate a cake using fondant icing
- how to apply marzipan
- how to enhance piping skills, including writing on a cake
- about the different pastes and their uses
- about lettering, sugar flowers
- how to mould of basic novelty cakes and decorations. 

This course is aimed at those wishing to build on basic skills or those wanting to learn the skill from scratch.

A list of course materials will be provided on the first evening of the course. These would include good quality fondant, a cake (or dummy cake), marzipan, balling tools, flower paste, fondant smoothening tool, modelling foam mat, plastic rolling pin and a small paintbrush, but participants will get advice on the first evening about these tools. All additional cutters etc. will be available in the school, but you are welcome to bring your own along.

Upon completion of this course students will be able to confidently ice a cake to a professional standard, pipe with a high level of precision and definition, create a variety of modelling flowers and much more.
Tutor: TBA
Fee: €130
Duration: 8 weeks
Start Date: 2019-09-09
Start/End Time: 6:45pm - 9:15pm
Day: Tuesday evenings