Beginner's Cupcake Making & Decorating

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Jemma Wilson

Founder & Head Baker at Crumbs & Doilies

Lessons

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Introduction To Equipment

Learn and understand the key tools and equipment required to make beautiful looking and delicious tasting cupcakes

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How To Make The Cupcake Sponge

Learn how to prepare, flavor and bake perfectly moist vanilla cupcakes. Get to know the key ingredients required and understand how to work with them to produce the perfect cupcake base for further decoration

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Flavored Cupcakes

Learn the key techniques required to produce tasty flavoured cupcakes. Understand effective ways to use flavoring ingredients and how to incorporate them into your cupcake mixture effectively. Watch step by step as we make lemon flavored cupcakes

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Introduction To Icing Techniques

Learn about all the key icing techniques used in this course, including buttercream, sugar paste, royal icing, modelling paste and florist paste. Understand the differences between the types of icing and when to use each one to create your desired look

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Perfect Buttercream Piping

Make delicious buttercream and then learn all the key ways to use it to decorate your cakes, including hand icing, whipped piping and rose piped designs

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Decorating With Sugar Paste

Learn all about using sugar paste to decorate your cupcakes. Learn how to do simple sugar paste icing for your cupcakes and more intricate embossed sugar paste designs

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Decorative Piping

Learn how to make royal icing from scratch and the ways you can use it to pipe intricate designs on your cupcakes. Learn various piping techniques including lettering, stencilling and free hand styles

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Vintage Cupcakes

Learn to use combinations of all the icing techniques to create stunning vintage style cupcakes. Learn to make bows, hearts, roses and butterflies and apply these to cupcakes for a stunning end result

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Floral Cupcakes

Learn to use florist paste to create delicate sugar flowers including lillies, layered flowers, 5 petal flowers, rolled roses and giant flowers, and then apply these on to cupcakes to create beautiful floral creations

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Chocolate Cupcakes

Learn how to bake and decorate chocolate mudcake cupcakes. Make chocolate buttercream icing and use this to decorate exciting chocolate cupcakes with sprinkles, treats and sweets

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Celebration Cupcakes

Learn how to think about colours and themes for your celebration cupcakes and then learn to make fun and colourful cupcakes using stars, glitter, sprinkles and decorative piping

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Presenting Your Cupcakes

Learn various ideas for finishing and displaying your cupcakes including decorative wrappers, flags, stands, cones, doilies, cupcake bouquets and more