HiRes-invertedPenny’s Cupcakes offers a variety of cupcake and cake classes which are the perfect way to learn technical skills the simple way.

  • Learn how to pipe swirls, hand make decorations, cover cakes and achieve that perfect finish.
  • Suitable for beginner and intermediate cake decorators and you do not have to have any previous cake decorating experience unless otherwise stated.
  • Classes are held in small numbers to ensure you get lots of personal help and guidance.
  • All equipment is provided for use on the day.
  • Light refreshments will be provided.
  • Progress through the classes to achieve a full range of techniques!

We are conveniently located in Sittingbourne, Kent with ample free parking.

Class 1: Swirls!

During this fun class you learn how to achieve different swirls and effects with different icing tips. Students are taken back to buttercream basics, learning how to make and colour butter icing, how to fill and handle an icing bag, and understand how and when to use different consistencies of icing. Swirls taught include a variety of traditional swirls, the rose swirl, a two-tone swirl and grass effects. You will also be shown how to fill your cupcakes with a secret jam or curd middle and how to make your own coloured sugar crystals. Ideal for beginners who have little or no cupcake decorating knowledge.
The class will run from 10am – 2pm. You will take home 12 cupcakes, two of each design.
Cost: £70

Class 2: Sweet and Simple

The perfect start for an enthusiastic hobbyist or someone that enjoys baking and would like to take it to the next level. A variety of affordable tools are used to create these beautiful cupcakes. You will learn how to create sugar-icing flowers, a variety of other icing techniques and how to make your own buttercream icing and coloured sugar crystals. This class is suitable for beginner or intermediate cupcake decorators.
The class will run from 10am – 2pm. You will take home 12 cupcakes, two of each design.
Cost: £80

Class 3: Fun with Flowers

This class is more suited to those who are confident with basic decorating and want to increase their skills. A larger range of tools are used in this class and some outlay may be needed to recreate these on your own. You will learn how to create sugar-icing flowers (including roses) and leaves and a variety of other icing techniques. This is a more technical class and the making of buttercream icing will not be covered.
The class will run from 10am – 2pm. You will take home 12 cupcakes, two of each design.
Cost: £80

Class 4: Private Home Workshops

Have you ever wanted to learn how to bake cupcakes to perfection? Make delicious buttercream icing and simple fondant swirls & flowers? If yes, this is the class for you! Penny’s Cupcakes comes to your home and teaches you my secrets on how to bake a perfect batch of elaborate cupcakes in your own kitchen. I will bring all the necessary equipment and ingredients and walk you through how to make the batter to how to avoid over baking. You will also learn how to make and colour buttercream icing plus several basic icing techniques.
Classes are for one person only unless otherwise agreed with me (additional charges may apply). Available during an agreed weekday or Saturday from 10am – 2.30pm.
Cost: Week Day: £200
Cost: Saturday: £220

Class 5: Decorating Parties

A fun, compact decorating class tailored to your needs with the comfort and ease of being held in your own home, lasting approximately 2 hours.

  • Use a variety of cutters to make fondant decorations
  • Learn how to make a perfect icing swirl
  • Decorate and embellish your cupcakes with edible glitters, sprinkles and your hand made decorations.
  • Adult parties include 6 cupcakes per guest, max 10 adults
  • Children’s parties include 4 cupcakes per guest, max 8 children
  • All cupcakes, icing and equipment are provided for use during the class
  • Due to limited availability book as early as possible

Cost: Children’s Decorating Party: £150
Cost: Adult Decorating Party: £200