Once you have gained the basics of making great tasting cakes, it's time to get a few tricks of the trade under your belt to give your cakes the real wow factor! In this class, we will be learning how to bake and decorate three recipes to create show stopping artisan bakes with a finish to be proud of!
We will be making dense dark chocolate fudge cakes with ganache drips, fresh fruit and vanilla buttercream swirls, followed by fragrant pistachio and blueberry friands, made with brown sugar and ground nuts and stuffed with juicy blueberries, topped with apricot glaze and crystallised blueberries. To finish we will make brownies - butterscotch swirled with home made salted toffee sauce for a totally indulgent and epic flavour!
In addition to general cake baking technqiues and tips, we will also be learning basic level sugar work and creating natural decorative technques including edible flowers and fresh fruits. This is a great class for anyone wanting to gain experience in creating beautiful, natural looking bakes.
Skills learnt include:
The baked goodies as described above may change from time to time due to availability and seasonality of ingredients.