A couple of years ago my journey in sugar took a sharp turn into the next level up. I enrolled in a course being run by Sydney’s Planet Cake – being run in Melbourne by the amazing Fran McGregor and Handi Mulyana. I’d always dreamed of doing this course and when it was being held in Melbourne I literally squealed with delight and enrolled straight away.
I was fortunate enough to attend a couple of Planet Cake courses held in Melbourne – their Mad Hatter cakes are simply amazing and I’ve been dying to go to this class for ages. Thankfully PC are now holding classes all over Australia which makes them more accessible to us lucky Aussies!
The incredibly talented staff from PC imparted their knowledge, skill and humour and after 2 days our Mad Hatters were complete!
I still can’t believe I’ve made this cake..! It’s structure and various decorating techniques are quite complex and its not util you see how this is done that you can truly appreciate the skill required to complete one of these cakes to this standard of finish – the finish that is synonymous with Planet Cake! There was carving, ganaching, applying stripes and making bows.
I had a ball and met several fellow cake maniacs, which was great too! Everyone did an amazing job and as you can see by these pictures, the talent is truly alive and well in Melbourne!!