A full day of learning the essential skills of cupcake decorating which will enable you to create hundreds of different themes easily and with confidence; from simple and sophisticated to cute and quirky.
The day focusses on giving you the best techniques, professional tips and insider kitchen secrets so that you finish the day already a skilled cupcake decorator ready to take on a wide variety of projects.
From the most simple piped frosting to the delicate art of dainty decorations and finishing touches that make all the difference. Take a look at our in depth content to find out exactly what you will be able to learn in just one day.
We are experts in this area, providing professional cupcakes for weddings, celebrations and gifts…so come and learn the secrets of a cupcake that looks as beautiful as it tastes.
- Tutorial – How to make pure white vanilla frosting
- Tutorial – how to use colour to best effect and how to colour frosting
- How to colour flower paste
- How to create a selection of decorations from flower paste using cutters including hearts, stars, bunnies, butterflies and flowers
- How to make edible curling ribbons
- Tutorial – How to choose piping bags and nozzles
- How to pipe the perfect swirl
- How to pipe mini rosettes
- How to pipe stars
- How to pipe grass and fur
- Introduction to using sugar paste
- How to use a texture mat
- How to add sparkle to your cupcakes using lustre sprays
- Storage & transportation of your cupcakes and decorations
Annabelle established Confection Perfection (now re-branded as Annabelle Jane Cake School) in 1996 from her kitchen table; bought her first retail premises in 2000 and is now settled in a delightful setting in Bearsted, just outside Maidstone. Annabelle has extensive cake decorating experience and is highly creative and artistic. Annabelle is an accredited tutor for the PME Diplomas in Sugar craft and also designs and delivers a wide range of other highly successful cake baking and decorating classes. Annabelle has a huge vision for our Cake School and ensures that the strong reputation we have earned continues to grow lead by her consistently high standards.
Everything you need is included.
The course price includes everything you need to decorate your cupcakes, the box and cake bag to take it home. We will provide the cupcakes, all the materials, all sugarcraft tools, equipment and refreshments. Course attendees will also receive a full set of course notes and a 10% discount on items purchased in the cake decorating supplies shop on the day of your course.
- What's the skill level?
Any level, beginners and upwards. This is a perfect course for absolute beginners and those wanting to develop their creative skills.
- Are there any age restrictions?
Age 14+ (under 16 must be accompanied by an adult partaking in the course)
- What are the course times?
One day course 10am to 3pm approximately, with 30 minute lunch break
- What do I need to bring?
We provide everything you need. You may like to bring a sandwich or alternatively lunch may be ordered from the coffee shop next door (order when you arrive, it will be delivered at lunch time).
I would definitely recommend you to a friend. Debbie my tutor was very professional and knowledgeable.
— Samantha, 18th June 2014
Can't fault it! Debbie was brilliant....and by the way, the chocolate cake that was brought in was delicious!
— Sam, 18th June 2014
It was a fantastic experience. It would be helpful to have more pictures/ designs to inspire us....otherwise thank you so much!
— Lottie, 18th June 2014
Debbie was very friendly and knowledgeable as a tutor
— Sharon, 18th June 2014
I learnt more than I thought and would recommend it to everyone!
— Jo, 2nd November 2013
As always, a great course and techniques I learnt were brilliant. Thanks
— Carl Dyke, 10th June 2013
— Carly Evans, 7th June 2013