Introduction to Cake Baking & Decorating for Beginners


Are you dreaming of starting a successful cake business and becoming the “go-to baker” ? Look no further! Join our exhilarating Cake Business Launchpad course, where we will transform your baking aspirations into reality.

Through dynamic and immersive sessions, we’ll guide you from a novice to a baking virtuoso, equipping you with essential skills and techniques to craft irresistible cakes that will have everyone coming back for more. It’s time to unleash your inner baking guru, roll up your sleeves, and embark on an extraordinary journey into the world of Professional cake baking.

Class dates : 3 weeks  schedule. Tuesdays to Thursdays

    • New dates to be advised

Time: 9.00am – 3.30pm daily.

Venue: Dainty Affairs Bakery Studio, Omole Phase 2


Course Outline:

Module 1: Cake Baking Basics

  • Introduction to cake baking
  • Essential tools and equipment
  • Understanding ingredients and their roles
  • Proper measuring and weighing techniques
  • Where to source ingredients & Ingredients from

Module 2: Basic Cake Recipes

  • Baking the Classic Sponge Cake, Pond Vanilla cake, Double chocolate cake, Red velvet cake
  • Incorporate more complex and unique flavors eg. Cookies & Cream, Strawberry Cake, Coconut cake, English tea cake
  • Understanding different cake bases (butter, sponge, etc.)
  • Achieving the perfect texture and crumb
  • Baking tips for successful cakes

Module 3: Classic Cake Fillings and Frostings

  • Introduction to buttercream frosting
  • Whipped cream fillings and frostings
  • American Buttercream
  • Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Module 4: Introduction to Cake Decoration

  • Simple decorating techniques with frosting
  • Overview of cake decorating tools
  • Buttercream piping basics
  • Working with fondant for simple decorations
  • Introduction to edible cake decorations

Module 6: Basic Cake Design and Assembly

  • Leveling and layering cakes
  • Crumb coating and final frosting
  • Decorating with simple borders and designs
  • Introduction to cake toppers and embellishments

Module 7: Essential Tips and Troubleshooting

  • Common cake baking issues and solutions
  • Storing and transporting cakes
  • Tips for successful cake presentations
  • Q&A session to address individual concerns

Course Duration:

This beginner-level course is designed to be completed in 3 weeks. Weekday Classes  ( 10am – 3pm } Each module will be covered over one or two sessions, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of the topics.


Upon successful completion of the course and passing the final assessment, you will receive a Certificate of Completion for Introduction to Cake Baking for Beginners, acknowledging your newly acquired skills and knowledge.

Join us today and embark on a sweet and exciting journey into the art of Cake Baking.

Enrol now to secure your spot and start creating beautiful and delicious cakes from scratch!