Our best recipe yet – you will not believe the results!  A truly specialist and excellent value Chocolate course that offers more bang for your buck and will leave your friends and family begging for more! Or the recipe at least… **note we are unable to run peak summer dates owing to stability of icings for this class!**

Expand your cake portfolio with our best chocolate cupcake recipe, exquisite decorations & a range of delectable icings made using everybody’s favourite ingredient…

Why do my chocolate cupcakes sink? Why do they turn out dry? Why do my cupcake cases always peel away?? If you’ve cried those questions out loud in a moment of baking frustration then this is the course for you!

During this course you will bake a dozen of your own gorgeously dark coloured and rich flavoured cupcakes using our favourite chocolate cupcake recipe, create loads of chocolate decorations using a range of professional techniques and pop them atop some seriously delicious icings.

Learn how to achieve successful baking and icing results with this notoriously tricky yet painfully delicious ingredient…

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.


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Course Content

  • Baking a dozen of your own deliciously moist chocolate cupcakes
  • Perfect cupcakes EVERY time – Tips & Tricks
  • How to make Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
  • How to make rich Chocolate Ganache
  • Piping perfect swirls on top of your cupcakes in a variety of ways
  • Piping a variety of floral effects
  • Creating two tone chocolate icing
  • Chocolate modelling icing introduction
  • Modelling an array of different chocolate decorations
  • Printing pretty and colourful patterns onto real handmade chocolates
  • How to make beautiful chocolate handmade roses
  • Chocolate tempering tutorial and demonstration
  • Troubleshoot your cupcake problems with experienced bakers plus handy hints along the way…..

Skill Level
This course is suitable for all levels from attentive beginners.

Course Location
This course is held at our professional bakery and cake decorating shop in Chelmsford in Essex. Parking is available 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
The Chocolate Lovers Cupcake Course costs £110.

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 dozen 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.

**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:

Chocolate Cupcake Course course dates

Available Dates

Chocolate Cupcakes Course

Price: £110.00

Date: Saturday 17th April, 2021

Available Spaces: 3

Chocolate Cupcakes Course

Price: £110.00

Date: Sunday 23rd May, 2021

Available Spaces: 4

Chocolate Cupcake Course

Price: £110.00

Date: Thursday 24th June, 2021

Available Spaces: 3

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