Introduction to Sugar Craft

Introduction to Sugar Craft

13th February 2024
7:00 pm

Location:
IRD Duhallow, James O'Keeffe Institute, Co. Cork
Co. Cork
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Cost: €125.00 (Plus booking fee)

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Start Date:                                         February 13th, 20th, 27th and March 5th, 12th, 19th
Time:                                                   7.00pm – 9.00pm
Duration:                                          6 Weeks
Venue:                                                 James O’Keeffe Institute, Newmarket
Tuition Fee:                                        €125 per person
Accreditation:                                   Certificate of Attendance

  Course Content:

  • Equipment/Tools
  • Recipes
  • Types of icing and their uses
  • Covering a cake in sugarpaste, ganache and buttercream to a professional standard
  • Basic piping and border work
  • Royal icing
  • An introduction to flower making
  • How to add fresh flowers to a cake
  • Character modelling
  • How to stack and dowel a multi-tiered cake
  • Introduction to colouring
  • Project during the 6 weeks – decorating a themed dummy cake and cupcake toppers.
  • Starting your own business
  • CRO registration
  • HSE registration and inspection – what to expect and

 

Items attendees will need to bring to class:

All links below are from Stuff4Cakes, but can be purchased elsewhere.

7” round straight edge dummy 7″ Round Straight Edge Dummy 5″ high (stuff4cakes.ie)

Sugarpaste 2.5kg 2.5kg Renshaw ‘Just Roll With It’ – WHITE (stuff4cakes.ie)

Or 2.5kg Renshaw White Covering Paste (stuff4cakes.ie)

10” round drum board Round Silver Drum 10″ (stuff4cakes.ie)

10” round box (extra deep) – not essential, any box will do 10″ Tall Cake Box (stuff4cakes.ie)

8” round straw board 8″ Round Silver/White Cut Edge Cards (stuff4cakes.ie)

Modelling Paste x 2 Saracino White Modelling Paste 250g (stuff4cakes.ie)

 

Recommended Tools (not essential – there will be a selection of tools in class)

Silicone rolling pin (large and small)

Flower/Leaf Shaper Tool, also know as a Dresden Tool PME Flower/Leaf Shaper Tool (stuff4cakes.ie)

Ball Tool PME Ball Tool (stuff4cakes.ie)

Tool sets Culpitt 8 Piece Modelling Tools (stuff4cakes.ie)

Straight edge smoother PME Straight Edge Smoother (stuff4cakes.ie)

Flexi Smoothers Bellissimo Flexi Smoothers – Large (stuff4cakes.ie)

THE SUGAR PASTE™ Smoothers Set/2 (stuff4cakes.ie)

Tool set that includes smoother and small rolling pin and tools

Cake Star Cake Decorating Tool Kit – 10 Piece (stuff4cakes.ie)

Sugarcraft Knife PME Sugarcraft Knife (stuff4cakes.ie)

Bookings no longer allowed on this date.