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CKG8318

Course
CKG8318
Course Title
Create Your Own Cake for that Special Occasion

Description

See how easy and rewarding it is to design, bake and decorate a cake for your next party. We will show you the steps to bake and assemble your special cake during the first class. The following class, you will make butter cream icing and decorate your cake. A supply list will be given for the last class. You’ll also take home a Charlotte Cooks booklet filled with great tips and recipes.

This class is one of Charlotte Cooks' Cake Design FUNdamentals.

Objectives

  • Learn to bake and decorate a festive cake.

     

Content

1. How to bake a great cake

  • Ingredients
  • Mixing method
  • Preparing the cake pans
  • Oven temperature
  • Test for doneness
  • Cooling the cake

 2. Types of fillings

  • Fruit or preserves
  • Butter cream

 3. Decorating supplies

  • Pastry bags
  • Pastry tips
  • Food color
  • Icing

 

Prerequisites

None

Method of Instruction

Lecture, demonstration, hands-on

Evaluation

Exam:  no

Class Participation:  yes

Demonstration of Skills:  yes