Sugar floristry not your thing? These adorable animal themed cupcakes are a great starting point for those wishing to venture into the art of hand-modelling from scratch. We will show you all the best products as well as tips & tricks to make modelling easy.

On this baking and decorating course you will bake your own cupcakes, and throughout the day will be shown how to create your own cute but classy animal cupcake designs, that will be loved by children and adults alike! You will also carry forward with you the confidence to model other animals & characters in future and with ease.

Your cupcakes will be finished off with an abundance of both buttercream swirls (3 different ways to pipe it) and rolled fondant icing techniques.

Our cake courses are held at our lovely bakery and cake decorating shop in central Chelmsford, Essex.  Did you know we do over 15 different courses for all types of cakes? And that you can get a 20% discount after you’ve booked one?! For details on this fantastic offer, and to check out all of our courses, click here. Terms and conditions apply.

Course Content

  • Baking tutorial – perfect cupcakes every time
  • Introduction to modelling tools & techniques
  • Introduction to different modeling icings
  • Mixing coloured icing to avoid stickiness
  • How to model various animal characters from lions to ladybugs!
  • Adding finer details to your models
  • Making & shaping tropical flowers
  • Forming flower centres
  • Making branches and jungle leaves
  • Icing tutorial – how to get buttercream frosting super smooth!
  • How to make different flavoured icings
  • How to colour icing
  • Icing cupcakes with a traditional swirl
  • Icing cupcakes with a round swirl
  • Icing cupcakes with a flower effect swirl
  • Icing cupcakes with rolled fondant icing

Skill Level
Beginners & upwards

Course Location
This course is held at our professional bakery and cake decorating shop in Chelmsford in Essex. Car parking is available very nearby if you are driving, otherwise Chelmsford is just a 30 minute train ride from London Liverpool Street station if you decide to travel by train, and our shop is just a few minutes walk from the station.

Course Times
Weekdays 10am to 3:00pm (with lunch break)
Saturdays 11:00am to 4:00pm (with lunch break)
Sundays 12:30pm to 5:00pm (no lunch break)

Course Prices
This course costs £95

What’s Included?
The course price includes all baking ingredients, materials, recipe and icing handouts to take home, all sugarcraft tools, equipment, refreshments and of course your  beautifully baked and decorated cupcakes all boxed up to take home.

Exclusive TGCC Discounts for you!
Course attendees will receive a 10% discount on any items purchased in cake decorating shop Creative Baking Supplies on the day of your course – with no minimum spend! PLUS, if you book one course with us, you will be entitled to 20% off other courses in the future. For more information on how to get this fantastic discount or to book just give the shop a call on 01245 283986. Terms and conditions apply.

GLUTEN FREE option available on this course!
If you are wheat / gluten intolerant fear not – with us you can enjoy making AND eating your cakes! Whilst the rest of the group make their own regular cupcakes, you will have your very own set of equipment and special ingredients for a surprisingly delicious Gluten Free version. Book your course as normal following the links below then email us in advance to let us know you require a gluten free course so we can make sure we have everything you need.

**PLEASE NOTE!** Our online booking & payments system is via PayPal but you do not need a PayPal account to pay! PayPal is also a secure payments system for any credit or debit cards. If you have problems with the booking system, please call the shop to book your course on 01245 283986. Click on a date below to book your course:

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