Baking is enjoying a resurgence and during this hands on course, you will learn the necessary skills to make and decorate your own beautiful cupcakes from scratch.
The course will cover all aspects of cupcake making including different flavour options, baking, icing and decorating techniques.
At the end of the day, you will have a delicious range of beautifully decorated cupcakes to take home and wow your family and friends.
To ease any "cake guilt" you may be harbouring all the proceeds from our Cupcakes courses this year are going toward our chosen charity CoppaFeel!
Welcome: Meet your tutor Christine Hawker, see for yourself the Philleigh Way farmhouse cookery school and garden. Enjoy a morning tea or coffee.
Christine will talk you through some of the different flavours of cupcake that can be created including chocolate chip, vanilla and white chocolate chip, lemon and poppy seed and red velvet. Christine will then demonstrate how to make the perfect cupcake
Practical Session One
You will then get hands-on baking your own batch of cupcakes
Icing and decorations – whilst your cupcakes are cooling, Christine will show you how to make cream cheese frosting which is traditionally used for cupcake decorating. Christine will also demonstrate a variety of decorations that can be used to decorate your cupcakes including sugar flowers and run out chocolate shapes
Practical Session Two
Students then prepare their own range of decorations
BREAK – Enjoy a mid-morning tea or coffee and a delicious cupcake made by your tutor Christine
Decorating your cupcakes. Christine will demonstrate how to decorate your cupcakes to give an impressive display using piping and the decorations made earlier.
Practical Session Three
Students decorate their own cupcakes using their frosting and decorations whilst enjoying a tea or coffee and delicious cupcake made by Christine
Close: Have a chat with fellow course attendees and members of the Philleigh Way team. This is a guide to the days activities and is by no means set in stone and will vary depending on the season as well as the group's interest.
Location: The cookery courses are run from Philleigh Way Cookery School, Cornwall. Full address details of Philleigh Way will be provided once you have booked.
Wine/drink: We are a licensed venue. We have a wide selection of the fine local wines and brews.
Age: We would advise that this course is only really suitable for 12 years of age and upwards. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.