Cupcake masterclasses in our unique style at cakesbyjames HQ. Come along and learn how to make and flavour Italian buttercream, write in melted chocolate and create delicate sugar blossoms. Students get to take away their cupcake creations (1 dozen per person) along with recipes for buttercream, yellow cake and chocolate cake. Maximum 8 people per class.
Typical class (duration 2 hours)
Brief introduction explaining the content of the masterclass, open for questions.
How to make buttercream
For the first technique, James will show you how to make italian buttercream.
How to colour/flavour buttercream
At this stage, we learn how to flavour the buttercream with various flavours and also colour the buttercream.
How to write in chocolate
Here we learn how to make small piping bags out of greaseproof paper, how to melt chocolate and how to write in chocolate.
How to make sugar blossoms
At this stage, we learn how to make various sugar flowers with a variety of tools.
Now it is time to decorate the cupcakes using all the techniques that have been taught.
Students get to take away their cupcake creations along with recipes for buttercream, yellow cake and chocolate cake.
When & Where
Based in Belfast, cakesbyjames are experts in high-quality baking and cake design. We specialise in wedding cakes, birthday cakes, occasion cakes and cupcakes.