Cupcake decorating – the Hours of Fun workshop in Croxteth

Hours of Fun have been out and about with the craft table visiting the community centres in the Croxteth area.

We headed to the Rhys Jones centre and got the children to make 2 cupcakes, one decorated with rolled out fondant cut to shapes using cutters, the other decorated with frosting as they learnt how to do an ice cream swirl.  Along with sprinkles, edible silver and gold balls and coloured icing they created some master pieces and all really enjoyed themselves.

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We also took the cupcake decorating kit to the GEMS centre in Croxteth.  We had a smaller group for this session and they were slightly older so they were given the challenge of making a flower, a teddy bear and using a piping bag.  We had a mixture of results!  They made 4 cupcakes in total, so for the last one I let them decorate the cupcake using anything from the table and combining any of the techniques they have learnt.

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Our final stop was at the Stonedale bus.  The kids got busy (along with some keen adults) decorating the cupcakes on the top deck of the bus.  They used lots of sprinkles and frosting and created some amazing cupcakes, with lots of taste testing along the way!

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3 thoughts on “Cupcake decorating – the Hours of Fun workshop in Croxteth

  1. Rachel I cant thank you enough for Your workshops at Rhys Jones center the children loved all of them and can say the same goes for Stonedale both groups r holding McMillian coffee events and the children are using the skills You shared with them such a brilliant and positive work shop for both groups if i had to give a negative comment all i can say is im not Happy I wanted to join im and im Jealous i missed learning this great new skill lol
    Thanks again and Door always open even if You just want a nice cup of tea x

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