Bake Showstopper Cakes with BBC Good Food – Cake Making Course
Learn how to bake showstopper celebration cakes that look incredible and taste even better with this online cake making course led by experts at BBC Good Food.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone keen to learn the art of baking showstopper cakes for any occasion.
This may include: Baking enthusiasts: Whether the pandemic has ignited your love of baking or you’ve been baking for years, you’re looking for new recipes to try and to better understand the science behind your bakes alongside like minded cake bakers. Intermediate bakers: You’ve already invested time into learning to bake but want to quantify and improve your skill level by adding new abilities. Baking nerds: You already have commendable baking skills but want to ensure you know everything you can. You’ve taken baking classes before and enjoy the interactive and social elements of learning in a group. Wannabe chefs: You have basic cooking skills but want to learn more rounded techniques, and build your confidence and knowledge before venturing to cooking school.
What topics will you cover?
Showstopper cakes explores the techniques, skills and baking science that are needed to bake a series of celebration cakes. The course covers the structural design of cakes, investigates textures and flavours, interrogates eatability versus appearance, and explores techniques such as crumb coating, frosting, mirror glazes, drips, hidden patterns and making gravity defying cakes.
The course also includes:
How to read and amend a recipe
What to look for in ingredients
Bakeware and kitchen equipment tips
Transporting finished cakes