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2018 Class Schedule
BEGINNINGCAKEDECORATING ($40+Materials) Age 14+ January 8, 15, 22, & 29 (Mon. 7-9pm) February 6, 13, 20, & 27 (Tues. 7-9pm) April 4, 11, 18, & 25 (Wed. 7-9pm) June 4, 11, 18, & 25 (Mon. 7-9pm) August 6, 13, 20, & 27 (Mon. 7-9pm) September 4, 11, 18, & 25 (Tues. 7-9pm) November 6, 13, 20, & 27 (Tues. 7-9pm) CLASS PACKET + SUPPLIES: Download below at the end of class schedule
NEW DIP N' SIP Adult Classes ($25 +Materials) Age 21+ ***Must be 21+ to participate; students bring own alcoholic beverages*** January 30 (Tues. 7-9pm): COOKIE ART February 12 (Mon. 7-9pm): CHOCOLATE & TRUFFLES March 6 (Tues. 7-9pm): CUPCAKES April 16 (Mon. 7-9pm): CAKE POPS May 9 (Wed. 7-9pm): COOKIE ART June 12 (Tues. 7-9pm): CARAMEL APPLES July 17 (Tues. 7-9pm): CUPCAKES August 1 (Wed. 7-9pm): CAKE POPS September 6 (Thurs. 7-9pm): COOKIE ART October 15 (Mon. 7-9pm): CARAMEL APPLES November 7 (Wed. 7-9pm): CHOCOLATE & TRUFFLES December 12 (Wed. 7-9pm): COOKIE ART SUPPLIES: One dozen cupcakes + 2lbs buttercream frosting needed for Cupcake Fun class ONLY.
CUPCAKE FUN ($25+Materials) Age 12+ January 10 (Wed. 7-9pm) February 5 (Mon. 7-9pm) April 9 (Mon. 7-9pm) June 6 (Wed. 7-9pm) August 7 (Tues. 7-9pm) September 5 (Wed. 7-9pm) October 9 (Tues. 7-9pm) December 3 (Mon. 7-9pm) SUPPLIES: One dozen cupcakes + 2lbs buttercream frosting
COOKIEART ($25) Age 8+ February 7 (Wed. 7-9pm) April 10 (Tues. 7-9pm) June 5 (Tues. 7-9pm) August 8 (Wed. 7-9pm) October 8 (Mon. 7-9pm) December 4 (Tues. 7-9pm)
FONDANT:BEGINNER ($25+Materials) Age 14+ January 17 (Wed. 7-9pm) February 26 (Mon. 7-9pm) April 17 (Tues. 7-9pm) June 13 (Wed. 7-9pm) August 15 (Wed. 7-9pm) September 17 (Mon. 7-9pm) October 16 (Tues. 7-9pm) SUPPLIES: Download below at end of class schedule
CAKEPOPS($25) Age 8+ January 9 (Tues. 7-9pm) March 7 (Wed. 7-9pm) May 8 (Tues. 7-9pm) July 11 (Wed. 7-9pm) September 10 (Mon. 7-9pm) November 5 (Mon. 7-9pm) December 5 (Wed. 7-9pm)
CHOCOLATE & TRUFFLES ($25) Age 14+ May 7 (Mon. 7-9pm) July 23 (Mon. 7-9pm) October 23 (Tues. 7-9pm) December 10 (Mon. 7-9pm)
CARAMEL APPLES ($25) Age 14+ January 16 (Tues. 7-9pm) March 12 (Mon. 7-9pm) May 15 (Tues. 7-9pm) July 16 (Mon. 7-9pm) August 21 (Tues. 7-9pm) September 12 (Wed. 7-9pm) November 14 (Wed. 7-9pm) December 11 (Tues. 7-9pm)
AIRBRUSH ($25) Age 14+ January 31 (Wed. 7-9pm) March 13 (Tues. 7-9pm) May 14 (Mon. 7-9pm) July 18 (Wed. 7-9pm) August 14 (Tues. 7-9pm) September 13 (Thurs. 7-9pm) November 12 (Mon. 7-9pm)
NEW - UNICORN CAKE ($35+Materials) Age 14+ March 26 (Mon. 7-9pm) May 16 (Wed. 7-9pm) July 24 (Tues. 7-9pm) October 10 (Wed. 7-9pm) SUPPLIES: One 8" round double-layer (8"x 4" tall) cake stacked and crumb-coated
WEDDING CAKE 101($10) Age 12+ (Essential Stacking, Pillaring, & Delivering Multi-Tiered Cakes) February 21 (Wed. 7-9pm) April 23 (Mon. 7-9pm) June 19 (Tues. 7-9pm) September 19 (Wed. 7-9pm)
WAFER PAPERFLOWERS ($25) Age 14+ January 24 (Wed. 7-9pm) March 14 (Wed. 7-9pm) May 22 (Tues. 7-9pm) July 9 (Mon. 7-9pm) September 26 (Wed. 7-9pm)
GUMPASTEFLOWERS ($25) Age 14+ February 28 (Wed. 7-9pm) April 30 (Mon. 7-9pm) June 26 (Tues. 7-9pm) August 29 (Wed. 7-9pm) October 24 (Wed. 7-9pm)
Russian Tips Cupcake Bouquet ($25+Materials) 14+ February 19 (Mon. 7-9pm) April 24 (Tues. 7-9pm) June 20 (Wed. 7-9pm) August 22 (Wed. 7-9pm) October 22 (Mon. 7-9pm) SUPPLIES: One set of 12 Russian tips + one dozen unfrosted cupcakes. Receive 25% off your set of tips when you register for the class!
NEW - FONDANT RUFFLES & DRAPES ($25+Materials) Age 14+ March 21 (Wed. 7-9pm) May 21 (Mon. 7-9pm) August 28 (Tues. 7-9pm) October 17 (Wed. 7-9pm) SUPPLIES: One 8" round double-layer (8"x 4" tall) cake stacked and covered in fondant
LACE MAKING($25+Materials) Age 14+ January 23 (Tues. 7-9pm) March 19 (Mon. 7-9pm) May 23 (Wed. 7-9pm) July 10 (Tues. 7-9pm) September 24 (Mon. 7-9pm) SUPPLIES: Either one cake OR one quarter sheet sized board covered in fondant
FONDANT FIGURES ($25+Materials) Age 14+ March 20 (Tues. 7-9pm)
KID'S GINGERBREAD HOUSE ($20/house)Age 3+ December 19 (Wed. 7-9pm)
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Refund ONLY with cancellation a min. of 48 hrs. prior to class. Class sub. to change or cancellation. Min. class size required. No cash on premises at night. Purchases during class must be with check or credit only. * - Indicates prerequisites.
Any questions or just want to sign up, call us at (951) 695-0665.
Below is the class packet download for our four-week Beginning Cake Decorating series. The packet is contained in an Excel document with tabs at the bottom that will allow you to go through the four pages. Please read over the packet carefully. Each page will detail the four nights of the class including pre-class instructions (generally just baking your cake) as well as the full supply list on the final page. You are not obligated to buy any of your supplies brand new or even from us if you prefer, though we do carry everything in shop that you'll need. Let us know if you have any questions!
This four week series takes you through all the basics. In class 1 you will learn how to level the cake, splitting and filling the cake, crumb coating, applying and smoothing buttercream, shell borders and small flowers. In class 2, you can choose either a car cake or a fish bowl cake, made from the pans you already have at home. Decorate them using a star tip technique. Class 3 is dedicated to learning buttercream roses and also features techniques like over piping, hot knifing shapes, and leaves. Class 4 is the jungle cake. You will learn how to pipe a variety of animals including monkeys, alligators, lions and more. Finish off the cake with bushes, palm trees and writing. Beginning cake decorating will leave you feeling creative and confident, ready to tackle the world of cake decorating.
Make your cupcakes look professional and have lots of fun! This quick two hour class teaches you some fun designs you can share. Just bring 12 undecorated cupcakes and 2 lbs. of buttercream frosting and we'll supply all the rest. Leave with 12 different designs. While in each class we do a few of the most popular designs, the rest change with the seasons and holidays.
Photo by Lovely Carandang
Do your cookies cut out perfect but then blob when baked? Do you spend too much time trying to smooth the icing? Stop stressing and take our cookie art class. We show you all the tricks! From getting your cookies to stay the perfect shape to getting that royal icing glossy and smooth. Each student gets 5-6 cookies to decorate, and we take you step-by-step through the whole process. We'll even give you our recipe!
You've seen it on all of the baking shows. Now it's your chance to try it for yourself. This simple two hour class will show you all the basics to fondant to help you feel confident and equipped to challenge any cake. Learn the differences between types and brands of fondant. Learn how to color the fondant and tricks for covering your cake. Then finish off your cake by learning a variety of decorations and borders.
Picture by Lovely Carandang
It's the newest craze! Everyone loves cake pops. They are fun to eat and even more fun to make! Master these tasty treats in only two hours. How to mix them so they aren't too sweet. How to keep them perfectly round. How to make different designs that are easy and delicious. That's right Mickey Mouse we're talking about you. Charm your neighbors and delight your friends with these amazing little sweets!
Truffles & Filled Candies
Who doesn't love a box of chocolates? Who's tired of paying the hefty price tag? Learn a variety of filled candies from peanut butter to turtle, from toffee to coconut. Leave class with an entire box of chocolates as professional looking as the stores and ready to devour. Don't worry, we won't tell anyone how many were supposed to be in the box.
Forget those expensive caramel apples at the mall! Learn how to make your own professional looking and delicious tasting caramel apples. In this class you will make 3 caramel apples. The first is best-selling apple pie apple. We give you our secrets to making this apple taste just like the real thing. Second, is the tuxedo apple. These are great for weddings, Valentine's day and more. Decorate the third apple with toppings of your choice. Choose from coconut, peanuts, toffee, oreos, sprinkles, chocolate chips and more. Want to rival Disneyland? Learn how to decorate them like your favorite Disney characters or dress them up for the holidays.
Gum Paste Flowers
This class is offered two different ways, as a demo and as a hands on class. The demonstration class is a 2 hour class featuring two different gum paste flowers. The hands on class is a 2 night class taking you through a variety of flowers including roses. We do take requests for the class if there is a particular flower you would like to learn. Please notify us when you register so we have time to prepare for the class.
Photo by Lovely Carandang
Don't have an airbrush gun? Always wanted to play with one? Take our class! We supply the guns, colors, and stencils. All you need to bring is a roll of unprinted paper towels to practice. (You are welcome to bring a cake or cookies to practice on but it is not required.) Learn the airbrush maintenance and cleaning to keep your airbrush gun working for years to come. See how to layer the colors for different effects. Just be sure not to wear your nicest clothes, or bring an apron, in case the color gets a little away from you.
Wedding Cake 101
No more cake disasters! Wedding cake 101 is a demonstration class focusing on the process of stacking and pillaring cakes. Learn the difference between the various support methods. We discuss transportation and how to make sure your cake arrives safely. See how to make repairs and how to finish with final touches on site.
Fondant Figures Demo
In this class you will learn all the basics to making different fondant figures. We show how to prepare the fondant, the use of armatures, and tricks for shaping the fondant. You will receive a handout on proportions for the body and head. We demo one animal and one person.