Family Cupcake and Movie Afternoon


Back to the reason for the post. I will be hosting a Family Cupcake and Movie Afternoon at Serendipity Cafe on December 1st from one to four in the afternoon. I use the term family loosely. Any two people can be a family. So if you and a friend would like to come, you are more than welcome. Children are welcome to participate.

The details

  • November 30th, 1-4pm
  • At the Serendipity Cafe, Chigasaki (map link)
  • 3000 yen per family/group (children are welcome to participate)

What we will be doing

  • baking two kinds of cupcakes, vanilla and chocolate
  • making buttercream
  • playing around with decorating six cupcakes per family/group with a Christmas theme (see the pic above for ideas)
  • eating said cupcakes
  • watching “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas” animated version (the newer Jim Carrey version does not exist as far as I’m concerned)

What you should bring

  • an apron (if you use them, I never do)
  • a container to take home leftover cupcakes
  • a sense of adventure


  • This is not a decorating class, but a relaxed family (or non-family) event. We will be doing some simple decorating but techniques will not really be taught.
  • If you lead a gluten free lifestyle you are welcome to bring a gluten free flour mix along to try to make a gluten free version of the cupcakes. Please note that we will be using wheat flour at the event so if you have a gluten allergy, you probably would not want to attend.
  • We will be using eggs, soy or rice milk and flour. There will be an option to use food coloring in the icing.

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