Plastic Icing – Covering a cake

Plastic
Icing   2013

Course content:

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Covering soft cakes with plastic icing

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Making royal icing.

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Basic piping.

Requirements:

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Note book and pen

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Apron

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Tea towel

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Dish wipes (to keep hands and surface area clean)

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Non-serrated table knife and/or small metal spatula (available for purchase at Kadies)

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Cling wrap

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1 round or square soft cake on a cake board:

This can be 2 cakes sandwiched together or one cake but it must be at least 8cm high. The board must be at least 3 inches larger than the cake.

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Plastic icing (enough to cover cake)

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Cake smoothers (available for purchase at Kadies)

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Rolling pin (bring if you have, otherwise one will be available to use in class)

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Hat pin or pin with beaded head

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Medium glass bowl or beer mug (500ml to 1litre capacity)

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500gms sifted icing sugar.

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1 egg white.

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2 disposable icing bags. (available for purchase at Kadies)

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No 2 and No 18 icing nozzles.

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A teaspoon and dessert spoon

Supplied by kadies

Butter icing

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