3 hour class
Learn how to make cupcakes from the best and gain the confidence to wow your friends and family at home.
In this class
You will learn:
- the perfect technique for light, fluffy icing
- the right way to fill a piping bag (this goes wrong more often than you would think)
- a variety of swirls, using sprinkles to accentuate your piping
- when to sift and what kind of sugar to use
- how to control that shape whether you desire a peak or flat top.
You'll leave the class with the confidence to:
- perfect that fail safe recipe with correct weighing and measuring
- adapt the recipe for a variety of flavours
- deal with that dreaded curdled mixture (scream face emoji)
- ensure equal size cupcakes and perfect the lightest, fluffiest icing in the land
You'll come away with plenty of rich knowledge gleaned from the Cookie Girl's years of baking and teaching, may include some of her greatest secrets. (if you're lucky). You'll learn to master either the classic vanilla English cupcake or the red velvet American delight, whilst making a delicious cream cheese frosting to top your cakes.
Cookie Girl will guide you with step-by-step techniques, explained clearly and concisely to avoid the dreaded curdled mixture, ensure that your cupcakes are equal in size and most importantly, guarantee you have a fab time!
We ensure quality. If your class doesn't reach your expectations, we'll give your money back.
About your host, Cookie Girl
The original cake, cookie & cupcake baking and decorating classes in London.
Cookie Girl gives you the chance to learn from a celebrity baker in Willesden in North West London. Head tutor and best selling author Xanthe Milton teaches you the secrets to ensure that your cakes and cookies are always the perfect delight.
Xanthe, a.k.a ‘Cookie Girl’, began baking life by selling cookies door to door around Notting Hill and Portobello Market in 2003. Quickly, a loyal following grew around Cookie Girl and her blog ‘The Cookie Chronicles’ which was picked up by Grove Magazine as a regular column for 5 years.
Cookie Girl has written a best selling book with Random House, stocked products in Selfridges, had 5 pages of recipes featured in the independent, featured a full page in Grazia, had over 4 million youtube views and done live demos at the Good Food Show, Cake International and other food shows.
At Cookie Girl you will be guided through how to pipe the perfect swirls, roses, ruffles and peaks when trying to create the best cupcakes you can to wow your friends. Lots of classes, from beginners to experts are on offer, and the Cookie Girl also arranges lots of private / bespoke classes for corporate, hen and stag celebrations. All classes are under 10 people so you can be sure to get lots of hands on help.
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.