29th November to 1st December 2019
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

Vintage Couture

Vintage Couture

8:00am - 4:00pm

1st December 2018

Karen Reeves

Price: $395


Caking It Up

Price: $395

This cake class will teach you all the techniques required to create a stunning vintage cake inspired by bridal couture. You will learn how to combine numerous elements into your design, creating gorgeous and unique textures and patterns. With the use of stencilling, piping, moulds and other decorating techniques you too can design and create a vintage style wedding cake topped with a soft wafer paper flower.

You will learn to take a design and apply it to your cake by transferring a template and using that as your guide when adding details.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn how to cover an extended tier using the panelling method
  • Discuss simple techniques to tint fondant
  • Create a stunning wafer flower
  • Learn how to tint wafer paper
  • Learn to prepare royal icing the Caking It Up way
  • Learn how to use parts of a stencil as a feature using royal icing
  • Make fondant decorations using silicone moulds
  • Learn how to transfer a design/template onto fondant

You will also receive a booklet which includes the Caking It Up Royal Icing Recipe.

All materials provided for the class.

This class is suitable for beginner to intermediate decorators.

About Karen Reeves

Karen Reeves is a wife and mother of two, who started her business Caking It Up 6 years ago after turning her hobby and love of making cakes for her children into a cake obsession. After taking the plunge and deciding to give up her 10 year primary school teaching career she rapidly grew her business from home, based in Sydney, specialising in all things cake.

Not content with simply making customer cakes, Karen has worked to create a stencil range as well as some other cake decorating tools which are now stocked all around the world.

Read Karen’s full bio here.

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