Cooking Lessons

Sugar Artistry with Stephen Benison

Cost: £150

6.5 Hours

Date: Saturday 4th April 2020 Time: 9:30am – 4pm

You will make a 20 cm Lemon and white chocolate ganache Easter / Celebration cake covered with a layer of sugarpaste. Decorate using handmade flowers using sugar and chocolate modelling paste. Decorate a 15 cm milk chocolate Easter egg with chocolate ribbon and spring flowers.

Skills you will learn:

• Baking, and layering

• Ganache making and masking/ coating of the cake

• Coating and covering cake with white sugarpaste

• Applying food colour and painting techniques

• Moulding spring flowers including daffodils from sugar and chocolate modelling paste

• Stencilling and embossing with gold lustre powder

• Piping with royal icing without tubes

• Making chocolate paste ribbon

• Display and packing of products made

The Cooking School is proud to welcome our very first guest teacher Stephen Benison. Stephen will be teaching a range of baking and creative cake decoration courses. Stephen has a professional career as a chef, Patisserier, cake decoration and sugarcraft specialist and teacher for over thirty years, training over 5,000 students, to gain professional qualifications to establish a career within the catering and hospitality industry.

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