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Hands on Fondant Cake Decoration | Sugarcraft
Hands on Fondant Cake Decoration | Sugarcraft

   Dadar, Mumbai

   Hands on | Practical | Do and learn

   30th-31st Nov | Sat-Sun

   09:30 am-05:30 pm | 8 hours

Course Content | This curriculum for this cake decoration course is divided into two days. The focus on Day 1 is to get students to learn and practice common shapes used in cake decoration. Day 2 of the course is for each students to get an individual end-to-end experience of designing a cake based on a theme of their choice.

What are the techniques & concepts included in the curriculum? What is the course structure?

Day 1: The focus on the first day is to get students acquainted with common shapes used in cake decoration. This helps set the foundation so that students can create new shapes from their own imagination on Day 2. The syllabus for Day 1 of this cake decoration class covers the following

  • Shapes
    • Flowers – Five types of flowers are taught with specific focus on making a rose using the hand-made technique
    • Animals – Two types of figures are taught along with tips on creating custom shapes using your imagination
    • Human figures – Detailed techniques used to create human shapes are taught followed by techniques used to create ‘clothes’ for the human figures. All techniques can be used without special instruments
  • Hand techniques taught include molding, pinching and dabbing which are used to create the shapes listed above
  • You will also be taught to make bows, borders and other accessories which can be used to give finishing touches to any cake decoration theme that you pick for Day 2
  • In addition to the above the following topics are also covered
    • Overview of equipment and materials
    • Embossing techniques
    • Storage and packing of cakes
    • Decorating cupcakes with sugarcraft creations or fondant creations
  • At the end of Day 1 you are asked to select a theme for a cake that you will be creating yourself on Day 2

Day 2: The second day of the cake decoration course is to give all the students an end-to-end experience of designing a cake based on a theme of their choice. As each student picks a different theme, the entire batch gets to observe the development of 10 different types of cakes simultaneously and also learn from other students in the class.

  • Students are asked to take the lead in creating cakes based on themes of their choice
  • The instructor continuously guides the students with their cake decorations and shares tips and tricks as the day progresses
  • Towards the end of the course, students are given advice on
    • Pricing of cakes based on industry standard practices and margins
    • Starting and running a part-time or full-time cake decoration business from home
  • Any additional questions that students may have are also answered

Other Course Highlights

  • All ingredients used in the course can be purchased locally in India. This makes it easy for students to continue pursuing cake decoration after the course as well.
  • You are taught to make cake designs with minimal use of cutters or instruments. This helps you to prevent purchasing costly instruments in case you plan to pursue cake decoration as a hobby. You can always buy advanced instruments at a later point if required.
  • You need not bring any instruments or materials to the class. Any instruments and materials for use during the sugarcraft course are supplied at the venue at no extra cost.

What else should I know about the course?

Materials to be carried: (1) Notebook (2) Pen (3) Apron (if required)

Pre-requisites: None. You are are not expected to have any prior knowledge or experience for this course.

Course Takeaways: (1) Detailed notes & recipes (2) List of relevant suppliers & vendors across India for materials & instruments (3) Students can also carry home the cakes that they themselves created on Day 2 of the course

Help/support offered after the course: (1) On-phone support by course & studio instructors on call or WhatsApp (2) Addition to the Facebook group of the studio where students can share their home creations, ask questions and interact with studio instructors and other students

How should I pay the fees? What is the cancellation policy?

Advance payment of 15% of course fee is compulsory to register for this course.

Advance payments can be made in cash or online through the following methods
(1) Online Net Banking Transfer (NEFT)
(2) Cash/Cheque deposit made at any Axis Bank Branch

To make advance payments select “Advance Payment” during the checkout process. We will drop you a mail/message with relevant bank details. Registrations where payment has not been received within 2-3 working days after the date of registration will be cancelled.

Cancellation Policy for Advance Payments
(1) Full refund is made in case the class is cancelled by the instructor/studio
(2) The 15% booking fee is  not refundable in case of cancellations made by the students after payment. This is necessary as these cancellations result in material and monetary loss for the studio. In cases where students are not able to attend due to natural factors like heavy rains or flooding, we consider full refunds on a case-by-case basis.

Rs. 10,999.00
ActivityDeck Class-Location Dadar
ActivityDeck Class-Date 30th-31st Nov | Sat-Sun
ActivityDeck Class-Time 09.30 am-05.30pm
ActivityDeck Class-Type Hands on

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Hands on Baking | 3 Eggless cake recipes | Learn how to make eggless cake
Hands on Baking | 3 Eggless cake recipes | Learn how to make eggless cake

   Dadar, Mumbai

   Hands on | Practical | Do and learn

   15th Jan | Fri

   09:30 am-05.00 pm | 7 hours

Course Content | Learn to bake soft and spongy cakes without using eggs in this superb eggless baking course. At the end of the 7 hour course you will get to carry home the 3 cakes which you will bake and decorate yourself during the day. By the end of the course you will master 3 eggless cake recipe. Click on the corresponding section below for more details.

What are the recipes and techniques included in the curriculum? What is the course structure?

This course is focused on helping students learn the art of baking right from the absolute basics of making dough to finishing of cakes through decoration. You will be introduced to eggless baking from scratch to make sponges and then decorate them.

Three three cakes taught during the course are:

  1. Triple chocolate cake
  2. Zebra mousse box
  3. Hawaiin fruit gateaux

What else should I know about the course?

Materials to be carried: (1) Notebook (2) Pen (3) Apron (if required)

Pre-requisites: None. You are are not expected to have any prior knowledge or experience for this course.

Course Takeaways: (1) Detailed notes & recipes (2) List of relevant suppliers & vendors across India for materials & instruments (3) The three cakes you make during the class can be carried home in cake boxes provided at the venue

Help/support offered after the course: (1) On-phone support by course & studio instructors on call or WhatsApp (2) Addition to the Facebook group of the studio where students can share their home creations, ask questions and interact with studio instructors and other students

How should I pay the fees? What is the cancellation policy?

Advance payment of 15% of course fee is compulsory to register for this course.

Advance payments can be made in cash or online through the following methods
(1) Online Net Banking Transfer (NEFT)
(2) Cash/Cheque deposit made at any Axis Bank Branch

To make advance payments select “Advance Payment” during the checkout process. We will drop you a mail/message with relevant bank details. Registrations where payment has not been received within 2-3 working days after the date of registration will be cancelled.

Cancellation Policy for Advance Payments
(1) Full refund is made in case the class is cancelled by the instructor/studio
(2) The 15% booking fee is  not refundable in case of cancellations made by the students after payment. This is necessary as these cancellations result in material and monetary loss for the studio. In cases where students are not able to attend due to natural factors like heavy rains or flooding, we consider full refunds on a case-by-case basis.

Rs. 3,499.00
ActivityDeck Class-Location Dadar
ActivityDeck Class-Date 15th Jan | Fri
ActivityDeck Class-Time 09:30 am-05:00 pm
ActivityDeck Class-Type Hands on

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Hands on Butter Cream Icing Techniques | Cake Decoration
Hands on Butter Cream Icing Techniques | Cake Decoration

   Dadar, Mumbai

   Hands on | Practical | Do and learn

   9th-10th Jan | Sat-Sun

   10:00 am-04:30 pm | 8 hours 

Course Content | This Butter Cream Cake Decoration course will help you learn and practice a wide variety of shapes and patterns which can be made with butter cream. For samples of different designs that can be made with butter cream check out the pictures on this page.

Day 1 of the course is focused on helping students develop and strengthen the fundamental skills required to make great butter cream decorations. On Day 2, all students design and decorate their own cakes with supervision by the instructor. Day 2 also covers a set of more advanced shapes which build upon the fundamentals from Day 1.

What are the recipes included in the curriculum? What is the course structure?

Day 1 | A large part of Day 1 is dedicated to practicing the right ‘pressure’ method which is used to create butter cream based cake decorations. The first half of the day is spent practicing without nozzles while nozzles are introduced during the second half. The shapes, patterns and techniques taught and practiced on Day 1 include:

  1. Lines
  2. Dots
  3. Waves
  4. Patterns
  5. Corneli
  6. Lattice
  7. Borders
  8. Lace pattern
  9. Grass Nozzle
  10. Name writing
  11. Basket weave – top and sides
  12. Leaves
  13. Frills
  14. Star nozzle piping – star drops, swirls, rosettes, borders, shells, patterns etc.
  15. Rosette swirl
  16. Cupcake swirl

Day 2 | On Day 2 of the course, every student is asked to design and decorate a cake independently using techniques learnt on Day 1. More complex shapes and designs are also taught as the day progresses. The instructor closely guides each student and helps them finish their own designs. The new shapes and patters taught on Day 2 are:

  1. Drop strings
  2. Flowers
  3. Blossoms
  4. Daisy
  5. Pansy
  6. Dogwood
  7. Rose
  8. Carnations
  9. Chrysanthemum
  10. Fantasy flowers
  11. Decoration of a cake with popular cartoon characters like Winnie the Pooh, Batman, etc.

Allowing every student pick a theme of her choice gives all students a chance to witness the creation of ten different types of cake decorations simultaneously.

What else should I know about the course?

Materials to be carried: (1) Notebook (2) Pen (3) Apron (if required)

Pre-requisites: None. You are are not expected to have any prior knowledge or experience for this course.

Course Takeaways: (1) Detailed notes & recipes (2) List of relevant suppliers & vendors across India for materials & instruments (3) Every student gets to carry home the cakes that they have decorated during the course

Help/support offered after the course: (1) On-phone support by course & studio instructors on call or WhatsApp (2) Addition to the Facebook group of the studio where students can share their home creations, ask questions and interact with studio instructors and other students

How should I pay the fees? What is the cancellation policy?

Advance payment of 15% of course fee is compulsory to register for this course.

Advance payments can be made in cash or online through the following methods
(1) Online Net Banking Transfer (NEFT)
(2) Cash/Cheque deposit made at any Axis Bank Branch

To make advance payments select “Advance Payment” during the checkout process. We will drop you a mail/message with relevant bank details. Registrations where payment has not been received within 2-3 working days after the date of registration will be cancelled.

Cancellation Policy for Advance Payments
(1) Full refund is made in case the class is cancelled by the instructor/studio
(2) The 15% booking fee is  not refundable in case of cancellations made by the students after payment. This is necessary as these cancellations result in material and monetary loss for the studio. In cases where students are not able to attend due to natural factors like heavy rains or flooding, we consider full refunds on a case-by-case basis.

Rs. 7,499.00
ActivityDeck Class-Location Dadar
ActivityDeck Class-Date 9th-10th Jan | Sat-Sun
ActivityDeck Class-Time 10:00 am-4:30 pm
ActivityDeck Class-Type Hands on

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