Novelty 103

Novelty 103 – World Globe

In this workshop you will be decorating a ball shaped cake as the world globe, in this workshop we will be teaching you some of the most important and impressive techniques for a novelty cake maker! This is the third workshop in our Novelty program and you will learn the techniques required to structure, sculpt, smooth and cover a ball shaped cake with a focus on working with ganache and fondant. The globe will be made entirely from cake; you will learn how to structure your cake by making and using a centre pole and internal board to stop your cake from sliding off the board! You will learn how to cover a ball shape, cover seams, ice your board and employ six different cake decorating techniques including air brushing, making and using a world template, glazing, painting, piping and royal icing texturing. On completing this workshop you will be able to create whatever ball shaped cake you wish, this is a very important skill for every cake decorator as the ball shaped cake could be adapted to create a tea pot, sports ball, fruits, vegetables or any cake that is required to be a ball shape. Planet Cake’s goal is to teach students skills that they can replicate at home with the same results.

Prerequisites: Novelty 101 or 102

Learning Outcomes:

• Introduction to materials and equipment
• Centre Pole
• Ball Internal Structure
• Sculpting a ball shaped cake with ganache
• Colour icing
• Cover a ball cake with fondant icing
• Ice a board
• Painting
• Airbrushing
• Textured Royal Icing
• Piping
• Glazing
• Making and Using Templates

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