PASTRY & BAKING: Traditional Asian Cakes

Class Fee: $160.50 (incl. GST)
Duration: 1 Day x 7.5 hours
Instructional Method: Full Hands-On
Level of Difficulty: Beginners to Intermediate
Prerequisites: None
Included in Fee: Ingredients and printed recipes for the class.

This 1-day comprehensive hands-on class is an essential introduction to cake baking for the aspiring cake maker. Participants will bake a variation of the wonderfully versatile Sponge cake, make, fill and pipe Swiss Meringue buttercream, learn the function of the ingredients, and apply professional finishing skills to produce three exquisite cakes with a traditional Asian twist: Onde-Onde, Gula Melaka and Teh Tarek.

COURSE CONTENT

1. Sponge cake basics
Learn all the essential equipment and ingredients to make classic Sponge cake. We will teach you the precise techniques of batter preparation to ensure light and airy sponge cakes.

2. Measuring is everything
You will learn how to measure ingredients properly. This is easily the most important step in every bake. Understanding the correct measuring technique for a particular ingredient will guarantee best baking results.

3. Mixing & baking the cake
Understand the importance of the order of mixing ingredients (wet and dry), special pan preparation and baking techniques to ensure a successful bake.

4. Swiss Meringue Buttercream
Learn how to make smooth and silky Swiss Meringue Buttercream that is perfect for filling layers in cakes and for frosting.

5. Filling, stacking & icing the cake
Learn to fill, build and frost the cakes with step-by-step instructions and close guidance by our instructors.

NOTE: You will individually bake Onde-Onde & Teh Tarek cakes, and group-bake Gula Melaka cake.

This class is eligible for Skills Future Credit

This class is eligible for Skills Future Credit

* On completion, students will receive a Certificate of Achievement.
* This class is a full hands-on baking class. You will be on your feet most of the time, so we strongly
suggest you wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes.