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Get on board with the sweetest trend around – Cake Pops! These delicious cake-lollipop hybrids are quickly replacing cupcakes as the favorite dessert for holidays, parties, and special events. Easy to make, decorate, and eat, these one-bite treats are the perfect way to dazzle clients and impress guests using your creative flair!

They may have started as party favors for children’s birthday parties, but now cake pops are center stage at weddings, showers, and even Hollywood parties. And they aren’t just yummy – their stunning designs make beautiful centerpieces. Cake pops are a perfect way to bring your party or event theme to life.

Why spend hundreds of dollars on a custom cake when you can easily DIY your dessert table? For professional caterers, there’s no need to hire a pastry chef when you can surprise clients with a complete cake pop menu to choose from. Give your events a bright ‘pop’ of color AND flavor with our cake pop baking and decorating course.

    Requirements

    International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

    Lessons

    Module 1: Preparing For DIY Cake Pops

    • Before You Bake
    • Getting Started/Mise en Place
    • Tools and Supplies
    • Overview of Ingredients
    • Decorating Accessories & Extras
    • Techniques
    • Choosing a Theme
    • Safety Tips

    Module 2: Ready Set Bake!

    • Baking Methods
    • Classic Yellow Cake for Any Occasion
    • Ultimate Chocolate Lover’s Cake
    • Tart and Fresh Lemon Spongecake
    • Buttercream Recipes
    • Surprise Cake Pop Center
    • Mixing and Matching
    • Scaling Recipes for Batches
    • Baking Time Chart

    Module 3: Putting It All Together

    • Assembly with a Cake Pop Pan
    • Making Cake Mixture for Hand-Rolled Pops
    • Molding and Shaping
    • Settling and Chilling
    • Prepping the Candy Melts
    • Inserting the Lollipop Stick
    • Adjusting the Candy Coating

    Module 4: Adding The Bells And Whistles

    • Glazing
    • Upside Down or Right Side Up?
    • When to Use Dye For Coloring
    • Decorating Methods
    • Creating Animal Cake Pops

    Module 5: Presentation And Storage

    • Packaging your Pops
    • Presentation
    • Storage
    • Course re-cap

    Career

    Who is this course for?

    Are you an aspiring Cake Boss? Do your sweet treats bring all the boys to the yard? Are your decadent desserts the talk of the town? Or perhaps you're not the most confident baker, and you want great instructors to help you to the next level?

    No matter your ability, this course will help you make and decorate the most awesome cake pops ever! If you run your own custom bakery or just want to stand out at the next bake sale, we can help you change drab desserts to fab food! 

    Career path

    • Explore a career as a baker
    • Start your own custom bakery
    • Impress friends and family with your amazing baking skills
    • Have even more fun while baking

    Certification

    You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

    Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

    All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

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    About

    Get on board with the sweetest trend around – Cake Pops! These delicious cake-lollipop hybrids are quickly replacing cupcakes as the favorite dessert for holidays, parties, and special events. Easy to make, decorate, and eat, these one-bite treats are the perfect way to dazzle clients and impress guests using your creative flair!

    They may have started as party favors for children’s birthday parties, but now cake pops are center stage at weddings, showers, and even Hollywood parties. And they aren’t just yummy – their stunning designs make beautiful centerpieces. Cake pops are a perfect way to bring your party or event theme to life.

    Why spend hundreds of dollars on a custom cake when you can easily DIY your dessert table? For professional caterers, there’s no need to hire a pastry chef when you can surprise clients with a complete cake pop menu to choose from. Give your events a bright ‘pop’ of color AND flavor with our cake pop baking and decorating course.

      Requirements

      International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

      Lessons

      Module 1: Preparing For DIY Cake Pops

      • Before You Bake
      • Getting Started/Mise en Place
      • Tools and Supplies
      • Overview of Ingredients
      • Decorating Accessories & Extras
      • Techniques
      • Choosing a Theme
      • Safety Tips

      Module 2: Ready Set Bake!

      • Baking Methods
      • Classic Yellow Cake for Any Occasion
      • Ultimate Chocolate Lover’s Cake
      • Tart and Fresh Lemon Spongecake
      • Buttercream Recipes
      • Surprise Cake Pop Center
      • Mixing and Matching
      • Scaling Recipes for Batches
      • Baking Time Chart

      Module 3: Putting It All Together

      • Assembly with a Cake Pop Pan
      • Making Cake Mixture for Hand-Rolled Pops
      • Molding and Shaping
      • Settling and Chilling
      • Prepping the Candy Melts
      • Inserting the Lollipop Stick
      • Adjusting the Candy Coating

      Module 4: Adding The Bells And Whistles

      • Glazing
      • Upside Down or Right Side Up?
      • When to Use Dye For Coloring
      • Decorating Methods
      • Creating Animal Cake Pops

      Module 5: Presentation And Storage

      • Packaging your Pops
      • Presentation
      • Storage
      • Course re-cap

      Career

      Who is this course for?

      Are you an aspiring Cake Boss? Do your sweet treats bring all the boys to the yard? Are your decadent desserts the talk of the town? Or perhaps you're not the most confident baker, and you want great instructors to help you to the next level?

      No matter your ability, this course will help you make and decorate the most awesome cake pops ever! If you run your own custom bakery or just want to stand out at the next bake sale, we can help you change drab desserts to fab food! 

      Career path

      • Explore a career as a baker
      • Start your own custom bakery
      • Impress friends and family with your amazing baking skills
      • Have even more fun while baking

      Certification

      You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

      Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

      All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

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      6794 Students

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      Guarantee

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      Accredited