Cakes & Bakes - Lemon Drizzle, Gateaux, Genoise

sat10jun10:00 AMsat3:00 PMClass OverCompletedCakes & Bakes - Lemon Drizzle, Gateaux, Genoise£130 Learn, Create, Bake10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Didsbury, M20 5WZ

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Class Description

If you have ever oohed and aahed over professionally baked cakes and wondered just how and why they tick all the right boxes of appearance and taste, then this is the class for you.

Former tutor of Slattery School of Excellence, Victoria has joined the team at Food Sorcery to delivery a range of baking classes. The perfect pastry for pies, patisserie passion, tempering chocolate or cake decorating, let Victoria inspire you.

You will learn

  • The details that matter when making cakes professionally
  • How to bake three different kinds of cake
  • The secret art of cake flavouring and perfect buttercream making
  • Slicing and layering large cakes
  • Piping cream as a filling to give structure to a layered cake.

You Will make and Take Home

  • Lemon Drizzle – Moist & tangy cake dotted with lemon zest and drizzled with a tart-and-sweet lemony glaze
  • Black Forex Gateaux – Several layers of chocolate cake, with cherry and kirsch filling
  • Genoise Sponge – A classic sponge cake enriched with butter and egg yolk

What’s Included:

  • Tea/Coffee or soft drinks on arrival, all ingredients you need. You will sit down to a light lunch during the class and will take away your creations.
  • Bring your own containers to transport your creations home, we have simple ones if you forget.
  • Copies of the recipes will also be emailed to you after the class.
  • The added bonus is the washing up is all done for you!

Skill Level – All Abilities



image of Alex Worrall chef at Food Sorcery cookery school, head chef of Victors in Hale, Astralasia, and opened the Refuge in Manchester. Lately a chef consultant and executive chef at the Flava People, a food and seasonings company based in Manchester.

Alex is an amazing chef having been head chef at Australasia, opened the Refuge in Manchester and is currently executive chef at the Flava People as well as a guest chef at Food Sorcery. Alex has taught cookery and baking classes at cookery schools in the North West and loves to pass on his knowledge.