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HCM 221 - Cake Decorating

Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Cake Decorating introduces students to advanced decorating techniques. Students refine their skills with a variety of icings including butter cream, royal icing, and fondant.
Prerequisite: HCM 116 , HCM 224 , HCM 347 , HCM 130  
Competencies
  1. Compare a variety of cakes and icings
    1. Identify buttercreams
    2. Select sponge cakes
    3. Prepare cakes and icings
  2. Incorporate icing techniques
    1. Reinforce icing procedures
    2. Show icing results
    3. Show efficiency in icing cakes
  3. Use rolled fondant to cover a cake
    1. Discuss the uses and benefits of rolled fondant
    2. Demonstrate the enrobing process
    3. Show techniques of decorating with fondant
  4. Create flowers and decorations with gum paste and marzipan
    1. Examine gum paste and marzipan as mediums
    2. Produce decorations for cakes
    3. Use an airbrush to color flowers
  5. Construct a wedding cake
    1. Explain the structure of wedding cakes
    2. Discuss the pricing and consulting
    3. Reinforce piping techniques
  6. Create a theme cake
    1. Discuss three dimensional cakes
    2. Show process of sculpting cake
    3. Design a custom cake

Competencies Revised Date: 2019



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