The Cake Tutor – Make A Gingerbread Wreath
Time & Location
About the Event
A hands on four hour class with the students baking a gingerbread wreath and decorative shapes. Followed by decorating the items with hand piped royal icing features. Step by step demonstrations at each stage from our experienced baker Sally Davis. Students will take home the finished wreath that they create during this workshop together with recipes. All materials and ingredients are included in the cost of the course together with a board and box to transport your wreath home. Due to time restraints on this course we will provide you with some pre baked gingerbread elements that will enhance your final product. This also gives you more time to practice the art of decorative piping.
Skills Acquired During This Workshop.
- Baking Christmas gingerbread.
- Royal icing piping onto various ginger bread shapes.
- Making decorative sugar and marzipan decorations such as holly, ivy, candy canes.
- Assembly of your wreath and the finishing touches of material ribbon and tie.
A Bit About Sally
My name is Sally Davis. For as long as I can remember I have loved to bake and decorate cakes so when I left school I decided to study patisserie and cake decorating at bakery college for three years. After finishing college I set up and ran a successful bakery and tea rooms with my family in Woodstock. Some years later I decided to branch out and set up The Cake Shop in the Covered Market Oxford with a view to concentrate on cake decorating. The business went from strength to strength and soon I opened a second branch in Banbury and moved to larger premises in Oxford. I am proud of my achievements at The Cake Shop and over the years made cakes for thousands of people with many of them coming back year after year. We even had a visit from HRH The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall. I am an accomplished baker and love to pass on my knowledge to students of all ages and abilities.
I have held many cake decorating workshops and evening classes over the years to teach both sugar craft skills and baking. I strongly believe that it is possible to coach all students and to give them the knowledge and tools to create great looking cakes and improve their artistic ability and confidence in cake decorating and baking.
In 2020 I sold The Cake Shop with the aim to concentrate on passing my skills and knowledge to anyone who loves to bake and create sugar works of art.