Cake Making Level 2

Open Study College
Online

£339
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Description

Is there a celebration coming up? Maybe a birthday or christening?  Then now is the time to develop those all-important cake making skills and show them off. This course will help you do just that from home. After all everyone loves cake, so enrol now!

This course will allow you to:


-Understand the basic skills, theories and approaches used to create beautiful, inventive and decorative cakes

-Develop skills in designing, baking and decorating your own cakes

-Learn about the chemistry that is used in baking

-Explore the different equipment used to make cakes

-Investigate the wide range of cakes and fillings

-Learn how to create and design a cake from scratch

-Understand the different types of icing techniques

-Understand what sugar craft is and how to use it in decorating your cake



This course will allow you to study the convenient way! You decide when and where you learn, at your own pace. Your coursework can be submitted by either post or email, making it easy and hassle-free.

You choose whether you want to study this course online or as a paper based hard copy. All your course materials will then be delivered to you by post or email, so it couldn’t be simpler. Our experienced and friendly tutors are there to help you every step of the way by email, so help is only a click away!

Start your journey and develop your skills and knowledge today and join over 50,000 students that already have!

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What you'll learn on the course

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Design
Decorating
Baking
Cakes
Piping
Basic Chemistry
Cupcakes
Icing
Gluten in baking
Textures of cakes
Types of cakes

Course programme

Course Content

Unit 1: Chemistry and Baking

  • Basic chemistry of baking
  • Functions of the main ingredients
  • Cake chemistry
  • Gluten in baking

Unit 2: Equipment

  • Equipment used for baking
  • Sieves
  • Electric mixers
  • Thermometers
  • Scales and measurers
  • Different types of tins
  • Liners
  • Cooling racks
  • Icing guns and smoothers
  • Spacers and levellers
  • Dowling, tiers and spacers
  • Piping and embellishing

Unit 3: Cake Types and Fillings

  • Textures of cakes
  • Types of cakes
  • Multi-tiered cakes
  • Sculpting cakes
  • Cupcakes
  • Layer cakes
  • Cake fillings

Unit 4: Cake Design

  • Design a cake from scratch
  • Sketching
  • Selecting cake types
  • Equipment
  • Trial and error
  • Plan a cake
  • Potential obstacles

Unit 5: Icing

  • Fondant icing
  • Royal Icing
  • Butter cream
  • Marzipan
  • Sugar paste
  • Ganache

Unit 6: Sugar Craft

  • Introduction to sugar craft
  • Piping
  • Creating flowers and petals
  • Sugar paste
  • Modelling paste
  • Texture
  • Colour visual effects

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