Hospitality and catering

Producing Sponge Cakes and Scones

Duration: approximately 4 hours self-paced

Become competent in preparing, baking and serving sponge cakes for the hospitality and catering industry. Validated by Occupational Awards Ltd.


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What will the course cover?

  • State what ingredients are required for making cakes and scones
  • List what equipment is required for making cakes and scones
  • Describe how to use different equipment correctly
  • Explain how to work safely
  • Identify checks which should be performed on deliveries of ingredients
  • Summarise a basic sponge recipe
  • Describe the stages in making and baking a sponge cake
  • Recognise how to make a sponge cake using a steaming method
  • Summarise a basic scone recipe
  • Describe the stages in making a scone
  • Define common methods of decorating and filling cakes and scones
  • Recognise the correct methods of storing cakes and scones once manufactured
  • Identify methods to make cakes and scones healthier