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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 27 September 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 31 May 2015, 3.00pm-5.30pm
Sunday 21 June 2015, 3.00pm-5.30pm
Sunday 19 July 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 17 June 2015, 6.00pm-8.30pm

Royal iced cookies

Learn a variety of royal icing skills - piping, flooding, drop ins, feathering 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 5 people. The cost of the class is £30.

If you'd like to book a place, or reserve someone else a place as a gift, please contact me at kate.emmett72@gmail.com


Sunday 28 June 2015, 3.00pm-5.30pm

Private classes 

We also offer private one-to-one tuition. The charge for this is £250 for a full day and £150 for a half day.

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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