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This full-time course has been designed to introduce the modern techniques required for making wedding cakes such as the decorating, design, and preparation, alongside useful insights into the business acumen required for a successful wedding cake making business. Our Pâtisserie Chefs lead a combination of practical sessions, demonstrations and lectures to impart their knowledge, drawing from years of industry experience to provide you with cake making techniques specific to wedding and celebration cakes and which have been successfully implemented in a professional environment.

Coupling the creative elements of the course with key business skills helps develop an entrepreneurial approach in participants.

This course is no longer running at Le Cordon Bleu London, however the content from this course is included in our more comprehensive Cake Decorating course.

Course Details

  • Course Content
    • Make and bake fruit cakes for wedding cake project • Business lecture • Prepare gum paste and start centres for flowers • Couture Cupcakes • Gum paste flower preparation • Fruit cake preparation and covering with marzipan and rolled fondant • Continue gum paste • Flower assembly into bouquet • Decorative design and finishes applied to wedding cake
  • Who is the programme for?

    We welcome students from a variety of different educational and occupational backgrounds. No prior culinary experience is required.

    This programme is suitable if:

    • You are a professional chef or entrepreneur and wish to master one of the most fundamental pâtisserie techniques to set up your own wedding cake decorating business
    • You are a passionate pastry amateur and you want to learn the right techniques
    • You wish to enhance your pâtisserie skills
  • Course Dates and Apply
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