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Glamourous Chocolate Cakes

Workshop/Course

York Cocoa House, 3 Blake Street, York, YO1 8QJ

Tel: 01904 675787

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About us

Chocolate is the perfect friend for a novice baker, all else fails, chocolate will always save the day! We’ll share with you the secrets of making classic, gorgeous cakes, before dressing them up with a variety of chocolate decorating techniques, from butter icing, piped ganache frosting, chocolate glace to working with tempered chocolate & printed chocolate transfers to perfectly dress and glamour up your chocolate creations. Each participant will take home with them their own gorgeously dressed chocolate cake.

This workshop is part of our Chocolate Master Class Series, it can be enjoyed on its own or as part of a series of classes. Previous knowledge will not be necessary so it's a perfect introduction to the mechanics of working with chocolate, especially for any for any cake maker that wants to understand more about how chocolate works.

During the workshop you will:
Participants will learn how to incorporate the right chocolate product into their cakes to create the right effect every time, from cocoa, cacao, cocoa mass, chocolate & chocolate flavouring.
Learn basic frosting and icing recipes using chocolate to create the perfect flavour combination.
Learn how to combine chocolate with different ingredients to create different icing effects
You will work with tempered chocolates to make some simple, but gorgeous decorations to adorn your cake and make it truly glamourous
You will beautifully wrap your cakes to take home and enjoy
Go home with recipes and your newly found chocolate knowledge
Join us on the following forthcoming dates:
Saturday 3rd December 2016 for a special Chocolate Christmas Cake workshop

Saturday 22nd April 2017, Thursday 14th September 2017 & Saturday 2nd December 2017 for a special Chocolate Christmas Cake workshop

Receive as an E-Voucher from - from £52 per adult or £28 per child
Receive as a posted gift card - from £52 per adult or £28 per child (postage charges applicable)
Receive wrapped up in a gift box of 4 hand made chocolates - an additional £4.00

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Guide Prices

Adult 52.00 Children (Under 16) 28.00

Facilities

Children

  • Children welcome

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Located on Blake Street, in the city centre, opposite the Visit York Information Centre.

The nearest railway station is York, which is 1 mile away.

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