Cupcake Decorating Course - Sydney Short Courses

Cupcake Decorating Course

What you'll learn

Learn how to create edible mini works of art with our cake baking & decorating courses in Sydney!

Find out the secrets behind sculpting fondant and decorative piping in this hand-on cupcake decorating course. In this cupcake decorating course, you will explore simple decorating techniques to make beautiful cupcakes that are easy to do at home. You will also find out some creative tips for how to achieve a professional finish using low-cost tools and equipment that are easy to find in most kitchens. By the end of this course, you will have four decorated cupcakes to take home. 

Please note: We are not able to provide substitute ingredients for people with allergies.

Learning outcomes

Following this cupcake decorating course, you should be able to:

  • Cut and sculpt fondant flowers and foliage
  • Create a fondant rose
  • Create a basic piped buttercream swirl 
  • Finish a smooth fondant cupcake top
  • Make fondant grass, chocolate "soil" and other edible effects

Course content

What will be covered in this cupcake decorating course?

  • Introduction to rolled fondant and buttercream frosting
  • Creating sculpted fondant flowers, leaves and other simple cake toppers
  • Basic swirl piping
  • How to create various character-themed and traditional cupcake decorations
  • Finishing and presenting 4 cupcakes to take home.

Intended audience

Who is this cupcake decorating course for?

This course is for beginners, and more experienced cooks who want to learn cake decorating skills.

Course venue 

Rozelle Campus

2A Gordon Street, Rozelle NSW 2039 (corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd on the grounds of St. Joseph's Church)

Course materials

What we provide

  • Ingredients
  • "Naked" cakes
  • Tools
  • Take home cake box

What to bring to class

  • An apron
  • Closed-in shoes to wear
  • If you have long hair, tie it back

Additional information

Please note the following:

Accessibility: Please note there is no level access to the room for this class. Access is via approx. 20 steps.

Course testimonials

Course tutors

Amber Subaki is an artist, illustrator and cake decorator. With over 10 years of experience working in the disability sector, including 5 years teaching art, Amber has a nurturing and inclusive...

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Cupcake Decorating Course

<p>Learn how to create edible mini works of art with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/lifestyle/cake-baking-decorating">cake baking &amp; decorating courses</a> in Sydney

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$149 $127 Limited inc GST / $0 / $119.20 / $134.09 / $134.10
Includes 4 full-size cupcakes and carry box. All classes have limited spaces.
Cupcake Decorating Course

<p>Learn how to create edible mini works of art with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/lifestyle/cake-baking-decorating">cake baking &amp; decorating courses</a> in Sydney

...
$149 $127 Limited inc GST / $0 / $119.20 / $134.09 / $134.10
Includes 4 full-size cupcakes and carry box. All classes have limited spaces.

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