Cake Poppins - A Spoonful of Sugar...
We run cake decorating classes in Newcastle upon Tyne throughout the year - new dates and classes will be added as soon as possible. All classes are held at 2 Abbotsford Terrace, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 3AD. Sorry, these classes aren't suitable for children.

Any of these classes can be run for a private group with a minimum size of four people (three for the macarons class) - please get in touch to arrange a date that suits you and your party.

If you'd like to book a place on a cake decorating class, please email kate.emmett72@gmail.com. If you'd like to book someone a class as a gift, we offer a voucher that can be used on whichever date suits.

Two tier cake with brush embroidery & sugar flowers  

Learn how to ice a cake professionally! This class covers working with fondant sugar paste to achieve sharp edges on a real cake and a dummy tier. It covers the beautiful technique of brush embroidery to add detail to the sides of the cake. You will also make a sugar peony to finish off the decoration.

All materials will be provided and lunch is included. Class size is up to 2 people. The cost of the class is £125 per person. 

Please note - if you have a voucher for a cake decorating class, it can be used as part payment towards this class.

Sunday 17 May 2015, 10.00am to 5.00pm

Cupcake decorating 

You will learn how to ice cupcakes & make sugarcraft decorations to give them a professional finish. The class will cover buttercream icing, fondant icing, sugar rosebuds and sugar decorations. At the end of the class you will leave with a dozen beautiful cupcakes. Gluten-free cupcakes can be provided on request.  

All materials will be provided. Class size is up to 7 people. The cost of the class is £30 per person. 






Sunday 12 April 2015, 3.00pm-5.30pm
Sunday 10 May 2015, 3.00pm-5.30pm
Sunday 31 May 2015, 3.00pm-5.30pm

Royal iced cookies 

Learn a variety of royal icing skills - piping, flooding, drop ins and brush embroidery - to decorate these fun cookies. At the end of the class you will take home a box of beautiful biscuits that you have decorated yourself. 

All materials will be provided. Class size is up to 6 people. The cost of the class is £30 per person.




Sunday 19 April 2015, 3.00pm-5.30pm

Baking macarons 

Learn how to bake macarons - a gluten-free treat - in a variety of flavours and fillings including lemon, raspberry, chocolate and pistachio. At the end of the day’s course you will take home a box of beautiful macarons that you will have made and decorated yourself.

All materials will be provided. Class size is up to 3 people. The cost of the class is £30 per person.






Wednesday 8 April 2015, 6.00pm-8.30pm
Wednesday 29 April 2015, 6.00pm-8.30pm
Wednesday 20 May 2015, 6.00pm-8.30pm
Wednesday 17 June 2015, 6.00pm-8.30pm

Easter chocolate cupcakes

Learn how to make these cute Easter bunnies, lambs and chicks! The class covers different ways to pipe buttercream to create grass, wool and nests to perfect your decoration. You will take home a dozen chocolate cupcakes as an ideal treat for Easter. Gluten-free cupcakes can be provided on request.  

All materials will be provided. Class size is up to 7 people. The cost of the class is £30 per person. 





Sunday 29 March 2015, 3.00pm-5.30pm
Saturday 4 April 20153.00pm-5.30pm

Easter cookies

Decorate these delicious Easter cookies using a variety of royal icing skills - piping, flooding, feathering and drop ins. At the end of the class you will take home a box of cute bunnies, chicks, lambs and Easter eggs that you have decorated yourself. These cookies keep very well so you can save them for Easter (if you can wait that long...)

All materials will be provided. Class size is up to 5 people. The cost of the class is £30 per person.

Saturday 28 March 20152.00pm-4.30pm

Private classes 

We also offer private one-to-one tuition which can be tailored to cover any aspect of cake decorating that you'd like to learn.

Group Parties, Hen Parties and Sport & Social Clubs

Cake classes are a great way to have fun with friends. There’s plenty of tea, coffee and treats to enjoy and, if you're celebrating something special, you’re very welcome to bring something fizzy too. All materials will be provided and the cost of the class is £30 per person. For large parties of up to 12 people, a cupcake decorating class works best. The cookies and cakepop classes take a maximum of 7 people.

We are based within walking distance of the city centre. Please get in touch if you'd like to arrange a class for your party.








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