Creative Cup Cakes & Cake Pops

A deliciously creative introduction to making cup cakes and cake pops!


Why take this course?

This short course will show you how to make and decorate delicious cupcakes and cake pops, perfect for parties and events.

What you will experience

You will learn how to bake perfect cupcakes every time, and how to enhance and embellish your creations with beautiful decorations! You will also learn how to make cake pops - a delicious truffle-like cake dipped in pure melted chocolate, and the latest trend in baking and cake decoration. Course content will focus on:

  • Basic tools and equipment
  • Cupcake and decoration recipes
  • Covering and decorating techniques
  • Cupcakes for special occasions
  • Piping and sugar paste work
students decorating cakes

Key facts

Mode of study
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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

What you will need

Students are required to bring an apron to class each week. You may also have to bring some ingredients, but specific requirements will be made known at the course induction.

What you need to know

Additional costs

The cost of core ingredients are included in the course fee.

Anything else?

Please note, this course is not eligible for fee waiver.

Next steps



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