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Creative Cake Pop Decorating

International Open Academy
Course summary
30 hours
19 GBP excl. VAT
Distance
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e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

Creative Cake Pop Decorating

Creative Cake Pop Decorating

Get on board with the sweetest trend around Cake Pops! These delicious cake-lollipop hybrids are quickly replacing cupcakes as the favorite dessert for holidays, parties, and special events.

Easy to make, decorate and eat, these one-bite treats are the perfect way to dazzle clients and impress guests using your creative flair! They may have started as party favors for children's birthday parties, but now cake pops are center stage at weddings, showers, and even Hollywood parties. And they aren't just yummy their stunning designs make beautiful centerpieces. Cake pops are a perfect way to bring your party or event theme to life.

Why spend hundreds of dollars on a custom cake when you can easily DIY your dessert table? For professional caterers, there's no need to hire a pastry chef when you can surprise clients with a complete cake pop menu to choose from. Give your events a bright ‘pop' of color AND flavor with our cake pop baking and decorating course.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Are you an aspiring Cake Boss? Do your sweet treats bring all the boys to the yard? Are your decadent desserts the talk of the town? Or perhaps you're not the most confident baker, and you want great instructors to help you to the next level? No matter your ability, this course will help you make and decorate the most awesome cake pops ever!

If you run your own custom bakery or just want to stand out at the next bake sale, we can help you change drab desserts to fab food!

Outcome / Qualification etc.

  • This course is CPD/CE accredited. CPD accredited courses count towards the total of CPD hours to submit for your job role. CPD points are accepted and recognized by employers from both the public and private sectors, and academic institutions across the UK and internationally.
  • ICOES (International Council for Online Educational Standards) accredited.

Training Course Content

If you can bake a simple cake following a step-by-step recipe, you can make a cake pop! In our course, we'll show you how to make cake pops from scratch, and decorate them using a bit of artistic creativity and some materials found in your baking pantry.

We'll start off with the easy stuff, and once you've gotten the hang of the basics, you'll learn some pretty fancy cake pop styling! We start with the basics - prepping your workstation, and what tools and ingredients you'll need. We'll teach you a variety of cake pop recipes, so you'll have a few yummy flavors to choose from. You'll learn how to roll and sculpt your pops with expert precision We'll show you tons of decorating techniques using sprinkles, powders, sugars, and more! You'll learn how to make your own fondant and use it to sculpt ornaments for your cake pops. We'll teach you how to paint your cake pops and add cool details And we'll demonstrate how to make themed cake pops for kids, birthdays, weddings, showers, and more!

This course is for any experience level from beginner bakers to expert chefs who want to learn cake pop techniques. It includes video demonstrations and tutorials which you can pause at any time, so you can follow along at your own pace. By the end, you'll have mastered several cake recipes, as well as numerous decorating techniques, and you'll be making cake pops like a real pro. So what are you waiting for? Get baking and start popping!

Course Breakdown

Module 1: Preparing For Diy Cake Pops

  • Before You Bake
  • Getting Started/Mise en Place
  • Tools and Supplies
  • Overview of Ingredients
  • Decorating Accessories & Extras
  • Techniques
  • Choosing a Theme
  • Safety Tips

Module 2: Ready Set Bake!

  • Baking Methods
  • Classic Yellow Cake for Any Occasion
  • Ultimate Chocolate Lover’s Cake
  • Tart and Fresh Lemon Spongecake
  • Buttercream Recipes
  • Surprise Cake Pop Center
  • Mixing and Matching
  • Scaling Recipes for Batches
  • Baking Time Chart

Module 3: Putting It All Together

  • Assembly with a Cake Pop Pan
  • Making Cake Mixture for Hand-Rolled Pops
  • Molding and Shaping
  • Settling and Chilling
  • Prepping the Candy Melts
  • Inserting the Lollipop Stick
  • Adjusting the Candy Coating

Module 4: Adding The Bells And Whistles

  • Glazing
  • Upside Down or Rightside Up?
  • When to Use Dye For Coloring
  • Decorating Methods
  • Creating Animal Cake Pops

Module 5: Presentation And Storage

  • Packaging your Pops
  • Presentation
  • Storage
  • Course re-cap

Expenses

The cost of this course is  £99   £19 + VAT per participant.

Exams and PDF Certificate already included in price.

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International Open Academy

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