Wilton Course 1 - Starting Monday July 8th 5pm-7pm 4 weeks Cost $190 includes extensive tool kit which is yours to take home. (additional items required - such as your own icing & cake)
In Course 1, you will be taught the Wilton Method® - the easiest and best way to learn cake decorating for beginners
For 85 years, Wilton has been teaching the Wilton Method® to decorators of all skill levels. With Wilton's Course 1, you'll learn how simple and fun it can be. Our experienced Wilton Method® Instructors will show you all the steps to getting to fabulous.
Your Wilton Method Instructor® will show you the best way to decorate, step by step, so that you can experience the excitement of successfully making a cake that will amaze your family and friends.
Wilton Gumpaste & fondant course - starting Thursday August 1st for 4 weeks 12.30-2.30pm $190, included tool kit which is yours to take home (additional items required such as cake, icing & rolling pin)
In Gum Paste and Fondant you’ll discover one of the most exciting and satisfying ways to decorate a cake.
Your Wilton Method Instructor will lead you every step of the way as you create amazing handshaped flowers, beautiful borders and bold accents using these easy-to-shape icings.
As you learn each technique – an artful bow, mum, rose, carnation, calla lily, rosebud, daisy, and embellished borders – you’ll be closer to your crowning achievement: A Final Course Cake that showcases your skills.
The confidence you’ll gain as you decorate with gum paste and fondant will enable you to create cakes that will add excitement to your family celebrations for years to come.
Topics covered in Gum Paste and Fondant include:
- Gum Paste and Fondant 101
- Bow Loops
- Mum Base, Rose Base
- Carnation Base
- Assembling a Bow
- Tinting Gum Paste and Fondant
- Basic Principles of Floral Cake Design
- Calla Lily
- Rosebud and Rose
- Calyxes and Leaves
- Assembling the Calla Lily
- Covering a Cake Board with Fondant
- Elements of Fondant Cake Design
- Creating Geometric Designs Using Cut-Outs, Overlays, and Inlays
- Eyelet, Ruffle, and Ball Borders
When you've completed the Gum Paste and Fondant course, you'll have gained the confidence to decorate gum paste and fondant cakes your family will enjoy for years to come. You'll also have had a great time sharing the excitement of decorating with other students.
Thursday 25th July - 12.30-2.30 Ruffle cake class $25. Bring your own 8 inch (or smaller) cake or cake dummy covered in white fondant on a cake card or board. There won't be time to cover the cake in class, so please do prior to class - it doesn't matter if there's rips or tears, as we'll be covering the cake in ruffles. And 500g of a bright colour fondant (satin ice, fondarific or pettinice) and 500g of white fondant. We'll supply the the rest of what you need. (Please note we won't be making the large flowers on the cakes, this class is designed to teach ruffling)
Saturday August 31st Beginner's cupcakes 1.00-2.30pm $49 with Trish from Gobake.
Saturday August 31st Advanced cupcakes 3.30-5.00pm $49 with Trish from Gobake
If you are looking to build your skill level from beginner to advanced cupcake decorator than come along to our 1 ½ hour Advanced Cupcake Class.
Refine your decorating skills using Satin Ice Fondant, Gum Paste and GoBake Easy Frost.
Learn the technique of brush embroidery using a very simple method with Easy Frost Frosting.
Create a beautiful anemone and handbag then finish off with the vintage quilting technique.
Bring nothing but yourself to this course and leave with 6 cupcakes.
Sunday September 1st 9.30-12.30 Figure modelling with Trish from Gobake $100
Learn how to make a variety of 3d figures using Satin Ice rolled fondant & gumpaste. In this class you will learn to create four cake toppers including a little girl & cupcake, high heels & handbag, cute bunny & a happy teddy. Everything supplied, just bring yourself.
Have the best Christmas cake this year to show off to your family & friends. This class is suitable for anyone including beginners to the more experienced. Cover a cake in Satin ice rolled fondant, make a 3d santa figurine, penguin & Christmas tree from gumpaste. In class you will be working on a polystyrene cake dummy. If you wish to work on your own cake, bring either a buttercream/ganached covered cake to class. Or if using fruit cake, bring to class with marzipan layer in place. Everything supplied just bring yourself (and your own cake if desired)