2019-2020 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jan 20, 2022  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CUL-160 Cake Decorating

Credits: 3
Contact Hours: Lec 1 Lab 4 Practicum 0
Tier Rate: Tier II
Cake decorating is one of the sugar arts that uses icing or frosting and other edible decorative elements to make cakes and showpieces. Decorated cakes are often a focal point of special celebrations including: birthdays, graduations, bridal showers, weddings and anniversary. This course will cover skills needed to produce decorated cakes for use in commercial operations as decorative centerpieces and for retail sales. Topics covered will include: various frosting and their application, use of borders and flowers as decorative elements, construction of multi-tiered cakes and pricing strategies based on product cost. Please note: Students participating in lab courses should be prepared to stand for long periods of time on a hard surface and must be able to lift and carry up to 30 pounds. Prerequisite(s): HSM 115   or concurrent enrollment and grade of "C" or better in CUL 121 .