OCC Beginning Cake and Cupcake Decorating Class

Olney Central College is offering a beginning cake and cupcake decorating class.

Instructor Debbie Rauch will teach students how to create decorative borders and flowers as well as share techniques for baking cakes, making icing, covering cake boards and using decorating tools. Specialty character cakes and stacking construction for tiered cakes also will be covered. One evening will be devoted to cupcake decorating.

Rauch has more than 20 years’ experience in cake decorating and frequently hosts workshops for area 4-H members.

The non-credit class will meet from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on the following Tuesdays: Jan. 28, Feb. 4, Feb. 11, Feb. 18 and Feb. 25 at the University of Illinois Extension Office at 306 S. Fair St. in Olney. 

The cost is $30. Students also will be given a supply list and will need to purchase those items on their own.

For more information or to register, contact the OCC Student Services Office at 618-395-7777.