Cake Decoration Classes

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Why choose cake decoration?

In recent times the art of Cake Decoration and sugarcraft skills have become extremely popular, thus ,making them very useful skills to have. Gaining skills in this area will be sure to make you a big hit with all your friends and family especially around birthday times and other special occasions. Embarking on a course to learn cake decorating skills could also be very useful for people wishing to either start a new cake decorating business or hone their skills to jazz up an existing bakery business. 

Regardless of your reasons for taking an interest in cake decorating, and adult evening class is usually the perfect place to start. And there are plenty of those available across Ireland for all skill and education levels. Most of these classes are tailored to enable the student to become an excerpt in cake decoration by the end of the course and even after just one term, most students will be able to create amazing cakes, cupcakes and cake toppers to wow any audience.

What might i learn?

Over the duration of most cake decoration classes, students will learn how to:

  • bake basic cake bases
  • roll out and apply icing
  • create sugar paste flowers, small figures and other table toppers
  • cut out work and plaques

Students will learn how to make all sorts of cake decorations and edible art items.  

Over the duration of the courses, the following are just some examples of the type of things you will learn how to make with sugar paste and icing:

  • Small animals
  • Sitting up baby
  • Make an open rose
  • Make a picnic basket (using a real cake)
  • Baby Booties
  • Easter Cake
  • Wobbly Fairy
  • Teddy Bear
  • Angry Birds
  • Spray of Roses or Sweet Pea
  • Two Tier Mothers Day Cake
  • Mini Converse Boots
  • Trinket Box
  • Rag Doll

What Can I do with this?

Most of these courses are merely for fun or for the students own individual benefit. On completion of a cake decoration class, students will be able to create astounding home bakes for friends and family alike. 

These courses can also serve to hone the skill of existing bakers who may wish to add to their business acumen but being able to create show stopping cakes and sell them in their shops. Or one of these classes might also interest someone who is wanting to0 begin their own business in teh cake decoration world. 

Whatever your reason for wanting to embark on a cake decoration course, there are a large number of courses available across ireland. 


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  1. Linda Kelly 11/09/2022 at 13:50

    Could I inquire about even courses in cake decorating
    Linda Kelly

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