Jeanette's Cakes

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Perfect Pies

Description   One of the most common issues with pies are a chewy dough that shrinks away from the sides and soggy bottoms. In this class students will learn how to make a quick style flaky pie dough that is perfectly crispy and does not shrink away from the sides. Learn to make pastry that can be used for a multitude of sweet and savoury pies.  How to make the ideal fillings for pies and tarts. Students will leave with a perfect pie of their very own. Best of all you will learn how to make the best pie that money can buy. Hands-on. Each participant will take home a pie of their own. You will receive course notes and recipes that will ensure future success.     Dates: 6 Nov 2021  Time: 18:00 – 21:30 18 Dec 2021 Time: 1:00 – 16:30 Age: 14+  


Mastering Buttercreams and Fillings

Description   To make cakes it is essential to learn how to make delicious fillings to go in between your cakes layers. Fillings and creams can not just taste good, they must also be of the correct consistency to make cakes that are structurally sound. In this class we will teach you how to make an American style buttercream that is light and fluffy, Italian Meringue butter-cream that is silky smooth and oh so delicious, Fruit curds and Chocolate Ganache. We share a lot of tips and tricks with you in this class. Demonstration only. Course notes and recipes are provided for future reference Time: 17:30 – 21:00 Dates: 27 October 2021 24 November 2021 Age: 14+


Introduction to Piping

Description   Students learn how to use one of the oldest and most traditional methods of decorating cakes—royal icing. The course covers: – Making royal icing  and buttercream – Storing royal icing and products – Piping tips and their uses – Royal icing consistencies and their uses – Colouring royal icing and buttercream The skills learnt in this class: Making Piping bags 5 Different piped borders and scrolls, writing on cakes  Time: 17:30 – 21:30 Dates: 2 November 2021 Age: 14+