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International Open Academy Creative Cake Pop Decorating International Open Academy
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  • Accredited by: Intl. Council for Online Educational StandardsCPD
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  • Course delivery: This course is delivered in video format

Course details

Get on board with the sweetest trend around Cake Pops! These delicious cake-lollipop hybrids are quickly replacing cupcakes as the favorite dessert for holidays, parties, and special events. Easy to make, decorate and eat, these one-bite treats are the perfect way to dazzle clients and impress guests using your creative flair! They may have started as party favors for children's birthday parties, but now cake pops are center stage at weddings, showers, and even Hollywood parties. And they aren't just yummy their stunning designs make beautiful centerpieces. Cake pops are a perfect way to bring your party or event theme to life.

Why spend hundreds of dollars on a custom cake when you can easily DIY your dessert table? For professional caterers, there's no need to hire a pastry chef when you can surprise clients with a complete cake pop menu to choose from. Give your events a bright 'pop' of color AND flavor with our cake pop baking and decorating course.

What you will learn

If you can bake a simple cake following a step-by-step recipe, you can make a cake pop! In our course, we'll show you how to make cake pops from scratch, and decorate them using a bit of artistic creativity and some materials found in your baking pantry. We'll start off with the easy stuff, and once you've gotten the hang of the basics, you'll learn some pretty fancy cake pop styling!

  • We start with the basics - prepping your workstation, and what tools and ingredients you'll need
  • We'll teach you a variety of cake pop recipes, so you'll have a few yummy flavors to choose from
  • You'll learn how to roll and sculpt your pops with expert precision
  • We'll show you tons of decorating techniques using sprinkles, powders, sugars, and more!
  • You'll learn how to make your own fondant and use it to sculpt ornaments for your cake pops
  • We'll teach you how to paint your cake pops and add cool details
  • And we'll demonstrate how to make themed cake pops for kids, birthdays, weddings, showers, and more!
This course is for any experience level from beginner bakers to expert chefs who want to learn cake pop techniques. It includes video demonstrations and tutorials which you can pause at any time, so you can follow along at your own pace.

By the end, you'll have mastered several cake recipes, as well as numerous decorating techniques, and you'll be making cake pops like a real pro. So what are you waiting for? Get baking and start popping!

Course for?

Are you an aspiring Cake Boss? Do your sweet treats bring all the boys to the yard? Are your decadent desserts the talk of the town? Or perhaps you're not the most confident baker, and you want great instructors to help you to the next level?
No matter your ability, this course will help you make and decorate the most awesome cake pops ever! If you run your own custom bakery or just want to stand out at the next bake sale, we can help you change drab desserts to fab food!

Requirements

International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you're already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

Career path

After completing this course, you could: 

  • Explore a career as a baker
  • Start your own custom bakery
  • Impress friends and family with your amazing baking skills
  • Have even more fun while baking

Updated on 29 January, 2019

About International Open Academy

All IOA courses are created by an international team of professional online educators with years of experience across a variety of industries. You can benefit from a wealth of hands-on knowledge and get the inside track on working within the industries that interest you most.

Our courses are created just for you. All study is completed online. You can learn anywhere, anytime, anyplace. Get comfortable and let us guide you on your way to becoming a professional in your chosen industry.

The courses are structured into clearly defined topics, containing detailed written lessons, graphical representations as well as a wealth of instructional videos.

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