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. We also offer private one-to-one tuition; the cost is £150 for a half day and £250 for a full day.

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 class 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.


Saturday 5 March 2016, 10.00am to 5.00pm (Mother's Day weekend)

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**NEW!** Celebration cupcakes class

Learn how to create these elegant domed cupcakes, perfect for a special celebration. The class will cover embossing, sugar flowers and bows, and royal icing details. At the end of the class you will leave with a half a dozen beautiful cupcakes. Gluten-free cupcakes can be provided on request.

All materials will be provided. Class size is up to 4 people. The cost of the class is £40 per person. 


Sunday 17 April 2016, 2.00pm-4.30pm

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Cupcake decorating class - beginners

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 28 February 2016, 2.00pm-4.30pm
Sunday 10 April 2016, 2.00pm-4.30pm

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Macarons baking classes

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 £35 per person.



Sunday 14 February 2016, 2.00pm-5.00pm
Wednesday 9 March 2016, 6.00pm-9.00pm
Sunday 13 March 2016, 2.00pm-5.00pm
Wednesday 6 April 2016, 6.00pm-9.00pm
Wednesday 20 April 2016, 6.00pm-9.00pm

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Easter 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.




Saturday 19 March 2016, 2.00pm-4.30pm
Sunday 20 March 2016, 2.00pm-4.30pm
Friday 25 March 2016, 2.00pm-4.30pm (Good Friday)

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Easter cakepops

Learn how to make these perfect chocolate treats for Easter! You will shape, dip and decorate the cakepops with edible paint, sprinkles and sugar decorations, making a dozen to enjoy at home.

All materials will be provided. Class size is up to 4 people. The cost of the class is £30 per person.




Wednesday 23 March 2016, 6.00pm-8.30pm

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