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Fondant Cake Decorating - Introductory Level

A superb introduction to using fondant to decorate a cake.


Duration: 6 hours/session

For: 1 session

Fees: $188.00

Chef: Al Manas

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Fondant cakes require patience and discipline to be able to create perfectly flat surface with straight smooth vertical sides. You will learn how to create the cake from the baking of the cake layers to kneading the colours into the fondant.  We will make a fondant decorated 6 inch cake, 4 layers individually to take home.

Equipment Familiarisation

How to operate the equipment

Measure out ingredients accurately

Use the correct temperatures and settings

Baking

Make the batter, bake and slice the cake into the required layers

Understand the techniques involved to create a good batter

Fondant

Make a Swiss buttercream and use this for icing

Techniques for spreading the icing evenly and creating the layers in the cake

Crumb coating - piping vs direct application

Applying colours to the fondant

Methods to develop the marbled effect

Moulding the fondant onto the cake and maintaining smooth sides and edges

Assembly

Stacking the cakes

Finishing touches to cover up gaps and re-smoothening

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