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Classes

We run sugar craft classes at our shop in Midleton, there is something for everyone from complete beginner to someone looking to improve their skills.

Emma is passionate about sharing her love of cake decorating and knowledge with you.

She wants anyone that takes one of the classes to have a relaxed, enjoyable and most important fun day decorating.

The look of excitement and proud feeling that everyone has at the end of class when they see what they have achieved is her goal.

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Dates of Upcoming Classes

Adult Classes

 

Date: Tuesday 5th November / Class: Christmas Topper Penguin Design (Class Three) / Times: 6.30 – 9.30 pm / Price: €40

Date: Friday 15th November  / Class: Simple Celebration Cake (Class Two) / Times: 10am – 3.30pm / Price: €100

Date: Sunday 1st December / Class: Simple Celebration Cake (Class Two) / Times: 11am – 4.30pm / Price: €100

Date: Monday 11nd November  / Class: Christmas Faces Cupcakes (Class Five) / Times: 6.30 – 9 pm / Price: €35

Date: Monday 18th November  / Class: Christmas Bauble Cupcakes  (Class Five) / Times: 6.30 – 9pm / Price: €35 -Fully Booked

Date: Tuesday 19th November / Class: Christmas Bauble Cupcakes (Class Five) / Times: 6.30 – 9pm / Price: €35

Date: Saturday 16th November  / Class: Cupcake Christmas Wreath  / Times: 10am – 1pm / Price: €50 -Fully Booked

       Date: Saturday 7th December  / Class: Cupcake Christmas Wreath / Times: 11am – 2pm / Price: €50

Kids Classes 

Cupcake Class

Date: Wednesday 30th October  / Times: 10am – 11.30am / Price: €25

Date: Saturday 30th November  / Times: 10am – 11.30am / Price: €25

Cookie Class

Date: Thursday 31st October  / Times: 10am – 11.30am / Price: €25

Halloween Cheesecake Class

Date: Friday 1st November / Times: 10am – 11.30am / Price: €25

Class description:

Please note pictures are for illustrative purposes only.

In this class you will learn to layer and decorate a 6inch real cake. From layering, filling, crumb coating and a sharp edge finish to learning how to add edible details to your cake.

In this class you will learn:

  • Learn about American Buttercream and Swiss Meringue Buttercream

  • How to make both American and Swiss meringue buttercream from scratch (please note this is a Demo)

  • How to layer a 6inch vanilla cake with buttercream

  • How to prepare a cake to decorate

  • How to create smooth, straight sharp edges

  • How to create chocolate drips

  • How to make edible chocolate decorations

  • Learn how to use piping nozzles to create a decorative boarder on your cake

  • All tools and equipment needed for this class will be provided

A handout with class notes will be provided at the start of the class, but please bring a notebook and pen with you. We encourage you to ask as many questions as possible during the class.

We will provide you with a box to take home your cake in.

Skill level: this class is perfect for absolute beginners or those looking to improve their skills.

Lunch: tea/coffee will be available on arrival and throughout the class. A light lunch will be provided for full day courses. Please let us know of any dietary requirements.

Tools & Ingredients: All tools and ingredients needed for the class are provided by Gingerbread House. Tools remain the property of Gingerbread House and must be returned at the end of class.

You will go home with:

  • A one tier cake that you will have decorated yourself

  • New skills in cutting, layering, crumb coating and decorating a cake

  • How to make edible decorations

  • Confidence to make both American and swiss meringue buttercream

  • New skills in cake decorating

  • An understand of cake decorating equipment and tools

  • An understand of cake flavours, layering and structure

  • Skills to replicate the cake design in whole or elements on future cakes

Additional Information: students must be at least 16 years old to attend this class (other options available for younger age groups coming soon). Small class groups a maximum of 10 people will attend each class. Times can vary sometimes a little earlier/later, this will not affect the contents of the class, classes run at a pace which suits all attendees. We encourage you to work at your own pace.

Booking Conditions:

Please ensure that the class date booked is suitable there will be no refunds for classes as tickets are non-refundable but are transferrable to another person if you are unable to attend the class.

Cancellation policy: Gingerbread House reserves all rights to cancel or change the class. In an unlikely event of a cancellation, Gingerbread House will provide attendees with as much notice as possible and a full refund of class price only.

Contact us for further information:

Our shop hours are from 9am – 5.30pm Monday to Saturday.

Please use the contact form on our contact us page of the website, I will try and respond within 24hours (respond times will vary from time to time).

Workshop Description:

Please note pictures are for illustrative purposes only.

In this class you will learn to layer and decorate a 6inch real cake. From layer, filling, crumb coating and covering with fondant. You will learn how to use sweet sticks edible art paint to add colour and how to make a basic fondant bear using modelling paste.

In this class you will learn:

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  • Learn to make basic vanilla buttercream, how to add flavourings (please note this is a Demo)

  • How to make chocolate ganache (demo)

  • Layer your cake with buttercream and ganache

  • How to cover a cake with sugar paste(fondant) to create smooth, straight sharp edges

  • How to use modelling paste to create a figurine

  • Learn how to make simple sugar flowers

  • How to add basic royal icing to add piped elements to your cake

  • How to use sweet sticks edible art paint

A handout with class notes will be provided at the start of the class, but please bring a notebook and pen with you. We encourage you to ask as many questions as possible during the class. We will provide you with a box to take home your cake in.

Skill level: this class is perfect for absolute beginners or those looking to improve their skills.

Food & Drink: tea/coffee will be available on arrival and throughout the class. A light lunch will be provided for full day cakes. Please let us know of any dietary requirements.

Tools & Ingredients: All tools and ingredients needed for the class are provided by Gingerbread House. Tools remain the property of Gingerbread House and must be returned at the end of class.

You will go home with:

  • A one tier cake that you will have decorated yourself

  • New skills in cutting, layering, crumb coating and decorating a cake

  • How to make edible decorations

  • Confidence to make buttercream and chocolate ganache

  • New skills in cake decorating

  • An understand of cake decorating equipment and tools

  • An understand of cake flavours, layering and structure

  • Skills to replicate the cake design in whole or elements on future cakes

Additional Information: students must be at least 16 years old to attend this class (other options available for younger age groups coming soon). Small class groups, a maximum of 10 people attend each class. Class times can vary sometimes a little earlier/later. This will not affect the contents of the class, classes run at a pace which suits all attendees. We encourage you to work at your own pace.

Booking Conditions:

Please ensure that the class date booked is suitable there will be no refunds for classes as tickets are non-refundable but are transferrable to another person if you are unable to attend the class.

Cancellation policy: Gingerbread House reserves all rights to cancel or change the class. In an unlikely event of a cancellation, Gingerbread House will provide attendees with as much notice as possible and a full refund of class price only.

Please contact us if you have any questions regarding any classes.

Our office hours are 9 -5.30pm on weekdays.

Please use the contact form on our contact us page of the website, I will try and respond within 24hours (respond times will vary from time to time).

Workshop Description:

Please note pictures are for illustrative purposes only.

In this class you will decorate a winter scene complete with penguins, polar bear and trees ideal to top your Christmas cake. This class is ideal as a follow on class from Simple Celebration Cake or for anyone who has confidence in cake decorating and would like to upskill.

In this class you will learn:

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  • Cover a board with sugar paste(fondant) to create a ‘winter wonderland’

  • How to use modelling paste to create a figurines and trees

  • How to add basic royal icing to add piped elements to your cake

  • Use sweet sticks edible art paint

  • How to use lustre dusts to create depth

A handout with class notes will be provided at the start of the class, but please bring a notebook and pen with you. We encourage you to ask as many questions as possible during the class. We will provide you with a box to take home your cake in.

Skill level: this class is perfect for absolute beginners or those looking to improve their skills.

Food & Drink: tea/coffee will be available on arrival and throughout the class.

Tools & Ingredients: All tools and ingredients needed for the class are provided by Gingerbread House. Tools remain the property of Gingerbread House and must be returned at the end of class.

You will go home with:

christmas topper

  • A complete cake topper that can be placed on top of your Christmas cake

  • How to make edible decorations

  • New skills in cake decorating

  • An understand of cake decorating equipment and tools

  • Skills to replicate the cake design in whole or elements on future cakes

Additional Information: students must be at least 16 years old to attend this class (other options available for younger age groups coming soon). Small class groups, a maximum of 10 people attend each class. Class times can vary sometimes a little earlier/later. This will not affect the contents of the class, classes run at a pace which suits all attendees. We encourage you to work at your own pace.

Booking Conditions:

Please ensure that the class date booked is suitable there will be no refunds for classes as tickets are non-refundable but are transferrable to another person if you are unable to attend the class.

Cancellation policy: Gingerbread House reserves all rights to cancel or change the class. In an unlikely event of a cancellation, Gingerbread House will provide attendees with as much notice as possible and a full refund of class price only.

Please contact us if you have any questions regarding any classes.

Our office hours are 9 -5.30pm on weekdays.

Please use the contact form on our contact us page of the website, I will try and respond within 24hours (respond times will vary from time to time).

In this class you will learn:

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  • How to make buttercream icing (please note this is a demo)

  • How to pipe buttercream roses

  • How to create flat tops for your cupcakes

  • You will learn how to create a wide range of edible sugar flowers to decorate your cupcakes

  • How to colour fondant, learn the difference between fondant and modelling paste

  • How to use lustre dusts

  • How to create texture on fondant

  • How to use royal icing to add details to your designs

  • All tools and equipment needed for this class will be provided

  • Perfect class for a beginner who wants to learn the basics

A handout with class notes will be provided at the start of the class, but please bring a notebook and pen with you. We encourage you to ask as many questions as possible during the class.

We will provide you with a box to take home your cupcakes in.

Skill level: this class is perfect for absolute beginners or those looking to improve their skills.

Lunch: tea/coffee will be available on arrival and throughout the class.

Tools & Ingredients: All tools and ingredients needed for the class are provided by Gingerbread House. Tools remain the property of Gingerbread House and must be returned at the end of class.

You will go home with:

adult suger craft classes 2

  • Cupcakes that you will have decorated yourself

  • New skills using fondant, lustre dusts, embossing mats

  • How to make edible decorations

  • Confidence using fondant to decorate your cakes

  • New skills in cake decorating

  • An understand of cake decorating equipment and tools

  • Skills to replicate design in whole or elements on future cookies and cakes

Additional Information: students must be at least 16 years old to attend this class (other options available for younger age groups). Small class groups a maximum of 10 people will attend each class. Times can vary sometimes a little earlier/later, this will not affect the contents of the class, classes run at a pace which suits all attendees. We encourage you to work at your own pace.

Booking Conditions:

Please ensure that the class date booked is suitable there will be no refunds for classes as tickets are non-refundable but are transferrable to another person if you are unable to attend the class.

Cancellation policy: Gingerbread House reserves all rights to cancel or change the class. In an unlikely event of a cancellation, Gingerbread House will provide attendees with as much notice as possible and a full refund of class price only.

Contact us for further information:

Our shop hours are from 9am – 5.30pm Monday to Saturday.

Please use the contact form on our contact us page of the website, I will try and respond within 24hours (respond times will vary from time to time).

In this class you will learn:

christmas cupcake class

  • How to make buttercream icing (please note this is a demo)

  • How to create flat tops for your cupcakes

  • You will learn how to create a wide range of edible decorations for your cupcakes

  • How to colour fondant, learn the difference between fondant and modelling paste

  • How to use lustre dusts

  • How to create texture on fondant

  • How to use royal icing to add details to your designs

  • All tools and equipment needed for this class will be provided

  • Perfect class for a beginner who wants to learn the basics

A handout with class notes will be provided at the start of the class, but please bring a notebook and pen with you. We encourage you to ask as many questions as possible during the class.

We will provide you with a box to take home your cupcakes in.

Skill level: this class is perfect for absolute beginners or those looking to improve their skills.

Lunch: tea/coffee will be available on arrival and throughout the class.

Tools & Ingredients: All tools and ingredients needed for the class are provided by Gingerbread House. Tools remain the property of Gingerbread House and must be returned at the end of class.

You will go home with:

christmas cupcake class

  • Cupcakes that you will have decorated yourself

  • New skills using fondant, lustre dusts, embossing mats

  • How to make edible decorations

  • Confidence using fondant to decorate your cakes

  • New skills in cake decorating

  • An understand of cake decorating equipment and tools

  • Skills to replicate design in whole or elements on future cookies and cakes

Additional Information: students must be at least 16 years old to attend this class (other options available for younger age groups). Small class groups a maximum of 10 people will attend each class. Times can vary sometimes a little earlier/later, this will not affect the contents of the class, classes run at a pace which suits all attendees. We encourage you to work at your own pace.

Booking Conditions:

Please ensure that the class date booked is suitable there will be no refunds for classes as tickets are non-refundable but are transferrable to another person if you are unable to attend the class.

Cancellation policy: Gingerbread House reserves all rights to cancel or change the class. In an unlikely event of a cancellation, Gingerbread House will provide attendees with as much notice as possible and a full refund of class price only.

Contact us for further information:

Our shop hours are from 9am – 5.30pm Monday to Saturday.

Please use the contact form on our contact us page of the website, I will try and respond within 24hours (respond times will vary from time to time).

Kids Classes

  • Kids classes are run through out the year and themed according to the time of year.

  • All classes are perfect for a beginner who wants to learn the basics.

A handout with class notes will be provided at the end of the class.

We will provide kids with a box to take home their creations in.

Skill level: this class is perfect for absolute beginners or those looking to improve their skill.

Tools & Ingredients: All tools and ingredients needed for the class are provided by Gingerbread House. Tools remain the property of Gingerbread House and must be returned at the end of class.

You will go home with:

  • Cupcakes or cookies that you will have decorated yourself

  • New skills using fondant, lustre dusts, embossing mats

  • How to make edible animals

  • Confidence using fondant to decorate your cakes

  • New skills in cake decorating

  • Skills to replicate design in whole or elements on future cookies and cakes

Additional Information: Small class groups a maximum of 8 people will attend each class. Times can vary sometimes a little earlier/later, this will not affect the contents of the class, classes run at a pace which suits all attendees. We encourage you to work at your own pace.

Booking Conditions:

Please ensure that the class date booked is suitable there will be no refunds for classes as tickets are non-refundable but are transferrable to another person if you are unable to attend the class.

Cancellation policy: Gingerbread House reserves all rights to cancel or change the class. In an unlikely event of a cancellation, Gingerbread House will provide attendees with as much notice as possible and a full refund of class price only.

Contact us for further information:

Our shop hours are from 9am – 5.30pm Monday to Saturday.

Please use the contact form on our contact us page of the website, I will try and respond within 24hours (respond times will vary from time to time).

In this class you will learn:

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  • How to prepare sugar cookies

  • You will learn how to design a wide range of painting techniques onto fondant using both Sweet Sticks edible art paint and lustre dusts.

  • How to create texture on fondant

  • How to use royal icing to add details to your designs

  • All tools and equipment needed for this class will be provided

cookie suger craft classes 2A handout with class notes will be provided at the start of the class, but please bring a notebook and pen with you. We encourage you to ask as many questions as possible during the class.

We will provide you with a box to take home your cookies in.

Skill level: this class is perfect for absolute beginners or those looking to improve their skills.

Lunch: tea/coffee will be available on arrival and throughout the class.

Tools & Ingredients: All tools and ingredients needed for the class are provided by Gingerbread House. Tools remain the property of Gingerbread House and must be returned at the end of class.

You will go home with:

cookie suger craft classes 3

  • 12 sugar cookies that you will have decorated yourself

  • New skills using fondant, edible paint and lustre dusts

  • How to make edible decorations

  • Confidence to paint on fondant

  • New skills in cake decorating

  • An understand of cake decorating equipment and tools

  • Skills to replicate design in whole or elements on future cookies and cakes

Additional Information: students must be at least 16 years old to attend this class (other options available for younger age groups). Small class groups a maximum of 10 people will attend each class. Times can vary sometimes a little earlier/later, this will not affect the contents of the class, classes run at a pace which suits all attendees. We encourage you to work at your own pace.

Booking Conditions:

cookie suger craft classes 4Please ensure that the class date booked is suitable there will be no refunds for classes as tickets are non-refundable but are transferrable to another person if you are unable to attend the class.

Cancellation policy: Gingerbread House reserves all rights to cancel or change the class. In an unlikely event of a cancellation, Gingerbread House will provide attendees with as much notice as possible and a full refund of class price only.

Contact us for further information:

Our shop hours are from 9am – 5.30pm Monday to Saturday.

Please use the contact form on our contact us page of the website, I will try and respond within 24hours (respond times will vary from time to time).