Glamorous Chocolate Cakes Master Class

 

Chocolate is the perfect friend for a novice baker, all else fails, chocolate will always save the day! We’ll share with you the secrets of making classic, gorgeous cakes, before dressing them up with a variety of chocolate decorating techniques, from butter icing, piped ganache frosting, chocolate glace to working with tempered chocolate & printed chocolate transfers to perfectly dress and glamour up your chocolate creations. Each participant will take home with them their own gorgeously dressed chocolate cake. 

This workshop is part of our Chocolate Master Class Series, it can be enjoyed on its own or as part of a series of classes. Previous knowledge will not be necessary so it's a perfect introduction to the mechanics of working with chocolate, especially for any for any cake maker that wants to understand more about how chocolate works.

During the workshop you will:

  • Participants will learn how to incorporate the right chocolate product into their cakes to create the right effect every time, from cocoa, cacao, cocoa mass, chocolate & chocolate flavouring.
  • Learn basic frosting and icing recipes using chocolate to create the perfect flavour combination.
  • Learn how to combine chocolate with different ingredients to create different icing effects
  • You will work with tempered chocolates to make some simple, but gorgeous decorations to adorn your cake and make it truly glamourous
  • You will beautifully wrap your cakes to take home and enjoy
  • Go home with recipes and your newly found chocolate knowledge

What do you take away with you?

Each participant will take home approximately 400g of your own chocolate desserts as well as the recipes and technical worksheets to be able to make your own and perfect your skills at home.

Who is it suitable for? 

Perfect for chocolate lovers of all ages and abilities who want to learn more of the secrets to create their own gorgeous chocolates at home. This course is also ideal for chefs and catering students to learn how to work with fine quality chocolate in a range of environments and purposes.
Please note that children are most welcome at this workshop, however we do ask that they are accompanied by a full paying adult participant

Forthcoming Workshop Dates:

Saturday's 11.30am - 2.00pm:
1st December 2018

In 2019 this workshop will take place 9.30am - 12.30pm at our new Chocolate Manufactory and Academy at York Cocoa Works on the following Saturdays:

9th March and 14th September 2019

Book your place:

Reservations for specific dates can be made using the form below. Alternatively purchase a gift voucher that can be used on any dates in our Master Class program. 

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