Malahide Community School, Adult EducationCake Decorating for Beginners

Cake Decorating for Beginners

North Dublin County
€ 140
10 weeks
Part Time and Evening
Tuesday 7.30 - 9.30pm
Start Date: 17/09/2024

Course description

Discover your Creative Cake skills and join our new tutor Barbara Riggi on this colourful & delicious 10-week course. You’ll learn everything you need to know to create your first edible masterpiece that will surprise your family & friends at your next celebration!

During this course you will develop new skills including:

  • Sponge and cupcake baking
  • Filling and syrup preparation
  • Cake assembly, levelling and layering
  • Crumb coating and buttercream finishing
  • Cupcake decorating with piping techniques
  • Decorative sugar paste flowers & foliage
  • Edible sugar decorations
  • Tips on how to cut & preserve your cake
  • Equipment Needed for Class:
  • Tutor will inform students of equipment/ materials needed for each class
    – Bread Knife
    – Hand mixer
    – ruler (20cm)
    – Medium tupperware box
    – Cupcake tin (if available)
    – Spatulas (if available)

There is also an optional cake decorating kit costing €40 which can be purchased from the tutor. Alternatively you can bring along your own cake decorating kit to use and a list will be supplied for students once they enrol.

Course Day :  Tuesday night

Time: 7.30 – 9.30pm

Start Date: 17/09/24

Cost: €140 for the course + plus optional cake decorating kit costing €40. Alternatively you can bring along your own cake decorating kit to use and a list will be supplied for students once they enrol.

Course Format: Face to Face with tutor in Malahide Community School. Maximum of 10 students

Duration: 2 hour classes

How to Enrol: Registration is available by going onto website
and clicking on the ‘Enrol Here’ button.

Registration for this class will open on Monday the 12th of August at 11am on our website.

Meet Our Tutor: Barbara Riggi

Barbara Riggi is the owner of Barbara Riggi Cakes a boutique cake-design home studio. Her love for baking blossomed as a small child in her Grandmother’s kitchen, in Sicily. Fast forward to 2015, when, after a career in Finance, Barbara decided to further her passion for baking and cake decorating. She completed a Professional Development Diploma in Baking & Sugar Craft in the DIT National Bakery School, followed by online tutoring, work experience in an Italian patisserie and many hours of practice.

Barbara’s love for the art of cake design is a passion and she place great emphasis on exquisite flavours and unique designs that are handcrafted to the highest quality.

Her cakes have been featured on wedding publications, national TV and her bakery was listed as one of “The cream of Irish bakers” in the Sunday Times magazine in 2020.

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