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Professional Wedding Cake Class

The Cake Makery
Event organized by The Cake Makery

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Designing wedding cakes and the questions you need to ask your bride
Time management and planning, and how you work out your schedule
Hints and tips on baking and storing your cakes
Levelling and layering a cake
Filling your cake
Using different pastes
Making your own flower paste
Covering your cakes to a high standard
Decorative techniques - garrett frills, swags, drapes, bows
Hints and tips on using fresh flowers on wedding cakes
Making your own glue
Making Royal icing to the perfect consistency
Making a piping bag with wax paper
Using templates for piping practice
Piping skills and techniques
Creating sugar roses using flower paste
Rescuing mistakes and accidents
Dowelling tiered cakes correctly
Advice on different cake stands, pillars, separators and supports
Glitter guidelines
Lots of helpful advice on working with customers
Working with portion sizes
Working with different shapes and sizes of cakes
Food Hygiene and Environmental health - what you need to know before you begin
Helpful advice on the type of insurance cover you will need
Pricing your wedding cakes - working it all out
Deposits - how much should you take and when?
Invoicing your customers and getting full payment
Disclaimers and your terms and conditions
Tastings and viewings - what should you offer?
Recipe for Lou's cake
Using ribbons to create different effects around your cakes and board
Helpful tips on boxing awkward cakes and transporting cakes to the venue
Helpful advice on what to do at the venue, who needs to sign off on the cake and the types of forms you should provide to safeguard yourself should the caterers damage your work of art!