Learn to Make – Baking and Icing Easy Cupcakes (online)

Learn to Make – Baking and Icing Easy Cupcakes (online)

Venue:
Duration: 3 hours
Start Date: Tuesday 23 February OR Tuesday 23 March 2021
Day and time: Tuesday, 6-9pm
Course fees: FREE
Enrolment information: For information on how to apply, please call The Endeavour Centre on 01482 615 349

Course Aims

During this three-hour workshop you will create two types of delicious American-style cupcakes. While they bake we will learn how to adapt the basic recipe, substituting ingredients to produce many different flavours and cater for different dietary requirements. Your family and friends will love them!

Entry Requirements

To have an awareness of basic baking skills and techniques as well as basic IT skills allowing you to access and use Google Classroom and attend the class online.

How to apply

For information on how to apply, please call The Endeavour Centre on 01482 615 349

Course Content

Baking is a fun, therapeutic pastime and recognised as being good for your mental health. Baking as a family is a great way of embedding maths and English practically as a home-schooling project too. This course will teach you the basic skills to pass on after you have completed the course. Baking is a useful life skill to gain during a government lockdown!

You will learn how you can bake these simple delicious treats and cater for individual dietary needs by substituting ingredients. We will all make vanilla cupcakes and either make lemon or chocolate as our second batch – it’s up to you!

To complete this workshop you will need:

  • 250g plain flour (or Dove Farm Gluten Free Flour if Coeliac)
  • 280g caster sugar
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • a pinch of salt
  • 80g unsalted butter, at room temperature (or Flora Vegan Block if dairy free)
  • 240ml whole milk (or free from milk of your choice if vegan)
  • 2 eggs (or 100g Vanilla Soya live yoghurt if vegan)
  • 2tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 lemon or 80g coco power

And to make frosting you will need:

  • 600g icing sugar, sifted
  • 200g unsalted butter, at room temperature (or Flora Vegan Block if dairy free)
  • 50ml whole milk (or free from milk of your choice if vegan)
  • a couple of drops of vanilla extract
  • 1 lemon or 100g melted dark chocolate

To decorate – hundreds and thousands or other edible sprinkles

A 12-hole muffin tray, lined with paper cases

You will also need access to an oven, baking bowl, water for washing up, 2 muffin trays (12 wells to a tray) and muffin cases to participate in this course. Piping bag and wide cupcake piping nozzle is optional.

You will be supported though Google Classroom-based practical teaching as well as being able to use Google Classroom to access your coursework at any time.

Assessment Method

This course is assessed through RARPA and is non-accredited.

RARPA stands for Recognising and Recording Progress and Achievement which is the process of assessment for non-accredited learning. It is a means of validating the outcomes of programmes which do not result in qualifications. RARPA is a five stage process which measures and records learners’ progress, achievements and attendance.

You will receive guidance and support identifying and setting targets along your learning journey and can expect on-going tutor support and feedback to help you to achieve your aims.

Where can it lead?

Once you have built up your confidence and skills the world of progression opens up to you. You can progress on to further craft, art, and pottery classes through our organisation.

Learning new skills can enhance your C.V. as these give you interesting talking points, showing diverse activities and an interest in your progression.

As a Hull Training and Adult Education learner you have access to our Careers Advice Service. Our advisers are on hand to guide you through options and support you to achieve your full potential.  Ask your tutor to refer you, if required.