Royal Icing Techniques & Skills

City & Guilds Tutorial Level

 

 

 

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This is an exciting 1-day creative course and is the perfect introduction to gain a better understanding of Royal Icing and its versatility... and to help you get more inspired to produce bespoke cakes and sugarcraft designs...

 

The aim of the course is to provide you with practical foundation skills, knowledge and understanding of materials and equipment used to work with royal icing to help you further develop skills and techniques with confidence to produce creative designs with a more professional finish.

 

The course is small, informative, relaxed and fun – key to your enjoyment and learning.

 

We will provide everything you need apart from a few little things (see below):

 

ROYAL ICING:

•Understanding this wet sugar medium and the ingredients used

•How to make it

•Understand the different consistencies

•How to use it and when

•How best to store it and duration

•How to refresh it

 

Icing Bags:

•Understanding different types, sizes and their uses;

•How to use and store

•How to make a paper bag

 

Piping Nozzles:

•Understanding the different types; nozzles sizes and their uses

•How to use, store and clean nozzles

•How to make and prepare royal icing for piping

•How to colour icing, understanding of different colourings and uses

•Understanding of soft, firm and flooding icings and uses

•How to fill a piping bag

•How to hold a piping bag

•How to pipe dots

•How to pipe lines – straight and curved

•How to pipe shells

•How to pipe pearls and create beading effect

•How to pipe scrolls

•How to pipe lettering and numerals

•How to pipe filigree to create a delicate lace effect

•How to create piped floral designs

•How to create a template and mark out design

•How to create a Run-out design & understand its uses

•How to finish and enhance a design, use of ribbon and create a bow

•Plus much more with lots of hints and tips...

 

THE COURSE PRICE includes:

•Step by step professional tuition to City & Guilds level

•An iced dummy cake on iced board for you to practice piping techniques and skills

•An iced board to create a run-out design

•Handouts

•We will provide all the materials, all sugarcraft tools, equipment and refreshments (tea, coffee and squash/water & biscuits only)

 

YOU NEED TO BRING:

•2 containers (box / biscuit tin or similar – 1 x 7”; 1 x 9” round/square minimum) to take your creative design works home

•An apron plus you may wish to bring a little snack bar

 

Plus more importantly...

YOUR PASSION AND ENTHUSIASM TO GET CREATIVE!

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1 Day Course

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COST

 

£125 - a deposit of £50 payable upon completion of registration form to secure your place, the balance payable 2 weeks prior to course start date.   Payment made via BACS, details to be provided, along with our Terms & Conditions applicable – copy provided with registration form.

 

DATE, TIME & VENUE

 

Saturday, 28 January 2017

1000-1600 (6 hours), Whitchurch, Bristol