Cake Decorating Class: Raspberry Barrel Cake

Enhance you cake decorating skills in Sydney

Australian Patisserie Academy

Australian Patisserie Academy


4 hours Class size 1 to 5     label $290

Build on your foundational skills in cake decorating by learning how to make this popular barrel cake in our fun and creative class in Sydney.

Learn all there is to know about creating and setting up a luscious raspberry barrel cake using fondant buttercream with the experts from the Australian Patisserie Academy.

What you will learn:

  • How to layer a tall barrel cake with fondant buttercream.
  • How to fill the gap between the cakes to ensure a seamless finish.
  • How to stack a tall barrel cake securely.
  • How to cover the cake with buttercream and achieve a perfect, even and seamless finish.
  • How to make fondant buttercream.
  • How to make a dark chocolate drip.
  • How to create an isomalt bowl.
  • How to decorate your cake with finesse.

This is a hands-on course in which all students work on their own cake, all materials are included in the cost of the workshop.

This class has been designed in such a way that you will be able to replicate these products at home or in a professional environment. Plus, you'll leave the class with your delicious bagel and pretzels to take home!

Please note: You will receive a confirmation email seven days before your class starts with all the information you will need for the day.

Knowledge required
What you'll get
  • All materials are included in the cost of the class.
  • Your delicious cake to take home.
  • A detailed, step-by-step manual is provided to continue making at home!
What to bring
Information regarding clothing:
  • The Australian Patisserie Academy is a professional training facility. Appropriate clothing must be worn at all times including long pants, a cotton shirt with sleeves and fully closed in flat, non-slip shoes. You will be given an Australian Patisserie hat and apron to use on the day but if you have a full chef’s uniform, please feel free to wear it.
  • Proper attire including long pants, cotton shirts with sleeves and appropriate footwear are essential entry requirements to attend classes. These are important necessities to prevent injury in case of spillage.
  • Long pants: this means pants that cover your entire leg. Shorts or three-quarter pants are not permitted.
  • Cotton shirts with sleeves: this means shirts that cover the top part of your arm as well as your entire torso. Singlets, crop tops, halter neck or sleeveless tops are not permitted.
  • Fully closed in, flat, non-slip shoes: this means flat shoes that cover your foot in its entirety with a rubber sole. Ballerina shoes, shoes with a heel or open shoes of any kind are not permitted.
  • No jewellery is to be worn during the class. Long hair must be tied back neatly. Students without appropriate attire may not be submitted to classes and thus forfeit their enrolment.

250 Blaxland Road, Ryde NSW

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Australian Patisserie Academy
Australian Patisserie Academy


The Australian Patisserie Academy joins TAFE NSW as a specialist centre at the hospitality hub of Ryde Campus, which also features the Sydney Wine Academy and the Sydney Coffee Academy.

Our programs provide culinary professionals and food enthusiasts the opportunity to further your patisserie training, giving you the confidence and expertise to shine in the kitchen.

The Academy offers specialised courses in chocolate, patisserie, sugar, bread, cake design and decoration.

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