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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.

The perfect activity for groups, team building days and birthdays, our cupcake course can be tailored to suit the time of year with themes covered including Christmas, Easter and Valentines Day.

Our cupcake courses are organised by prior arrangement with a minimum group size of six. The cost is £60 per person although discounts may apply for larger groups. We advise that you get in touch by telephone on 01872 580893 if you are interested in arranging a course.

The courses are undertaken here at Court Farm and are run by tutor Christine Hawker, click here for more information about Christine.

Example Course – Duration 09:30am-13:30pm

Welcome: Meet your tutor Christine Hawker, see for yourself the Philleigh Way farmhouse cookery school and garden. Enjoy a morning tea or coffee.

Demo One

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

Demo Two

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

Demo Three

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:  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.

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.

Accomodation: If you need local accommodation please click here.