1. Bake several cake varieties appropriate to wedding cakes.
2. Fill and frost several cakes.
3. Develop skill in frosting and decorating cakes.
4. Use several different methods of tiering wedding cakes.
5. Create a final wedding cake project from start to finish.
6. Develop skill in and practice use of the pastry bag.
1. Butter cakes vs. egg foam (sponge & angel food) cakes.
2. Buttercream frosting, royal icing, glazes, including chocolate ganache,
and rolled coverings such as marzipan and fondant.
3. At least 4 different types of fillings, including pastry cream, fresh
fruit, lemon curd, chocolate mousse.
4. Various modern quality decorating techniques, including methods of
using chocolate, fresh fruit, fresh flowers, & simple pastry bag usage.
5. Set up and engineering: exploration of the types of wedding cake
assembling products on the market, including plastic pillars, champagne
glasses, and direct stacking of the tiers.
6. Simple garnishing and table decorations.
7. Meeting with clients, forms and legalities.
8. Transporting and methods of keeping the wedding cake cool and safe
during transport and set up.
9. Pricing - discussion of food and labor costs & other expenses.
10.Exhibition/reception - how to set up and cut wedding cakes.
11.Equipment needs to produce wedding cakes.
1. Bake cakes and make fillings & frostings for demonstration.
2. Practice frosting cakes using styrofoam dummies and provided real cakes
3. Practice decorating cake, using pastry bags and other techniques.
4. Conceptualize and create own wedding cake from start to finish to be
judged and displayed at campus open house. Project will include baking,
filling, frosting, decorating and displaying the cake.
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
0 - 0%
|This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
10 - 20%
|Homework problems, Costing sheet and pricing assignment||
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
50 - 70%
|Class performances, Wedding Cake project||
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
0 - 0%
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
20 - 40%
Recipes and handouts provided by instructor.