Bake and Decorate Biscuits: Summer Fun

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Iced biscuits make perfect gifts, afternoon tea treats or wedding favours. On this one-day course, you’ll make and bake biscuits perfect for coating and decorating with royal icing. You will learn a range of royal icing decorating techniques to create your own unique biscuits.

Course tutor: Tessa Whitehouse

Course date and times:
  • Saturday 8th August: 9:30am to 4:30pm

Join royal icing expert and Salon Culinaire gold medal winner, Tessa Whitehouse, to bake and decorate range of elegant and impressive biscuits in just one day. You will learn how to bake the perfect vanilla biscuit using Tessa’s tried and tested recipe to ensure flat tops, little spread and a satisfying snap. Tessa will suggest other flavour options and how to adapt the basic recipe before explaining how to make and colour royal icing. Learn how to make two consistencies of icing and discover how to decorate biscuits using the American method of ’20 second icing’ and then embellish your creations with simple pressure piping. Three key decorative techniques will be covered: how to create wet-in-wet patterns, how to build up a sectioned design with run-out icing and simple pressure piping. Students will leave with a range of individual and impressive biscuits, a Squires Kitchen certificate and the confidence to create perfect biscuits for any occasion.

Course Details

Places available
1 day course
9:30am to 4:30pm
Suitable for beginners
Type: Fun

Places required:

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All dates for this course
Date Tutor Availability
Tuesday 4th Feb 2020 Tessa Whitehouse Places remaining
Saturday 8th Aug 2020 Tessa Whitehouse Places remaining