Hands-on Classes

Are you looking for a new hobby? Do you want to learn new skills or improve your existing decorating skills? Need a girls night out? Or a night to bond with your mini me? Or a totally unique date night? Maybe it’s team building your after. Cake decorating fits all of those bills! Classes are fun and casual, and you’ll learn real skills. We keep the classes small to ensure everyone gets the attention and help they need. Come, join us for some frosting fun!

These classes are great for:
Anyone who wants to learn a new skill
Anyone who wants to advance their skills
A date with your child
A date with your sweetie
Fun with friends
Making new friends
Having Fun!

 

 

Building Buttercream Skills

This is a 4-part, beginner level class for teens and adults.

Days: Wednesdays, September 11 – October 2

Basics: In this class we will begin to build skills you can use for all decorating projects. Whether you are new to cake decorating or have been decorating for years, this class is for you. We will cover: making buttercream, consistency, tinting and flavoring. Decorating bags: preparing, filling, striping. Piping cupcakes: filling and icing. 6 cupcakes, frosting, and all of the tools you need to decorate with will be provided for you to use in class.

Pattern & Texture: Part two of Building Buttercream Skills will cover: Leveling and torting cakes, filling between the layers, smooth-icing the cake, textured icing techniques and pattern transfers. Cake, frosting and all of the tools you need to decorate with will be provided for you to use in class.

Flowers: In part 3 of Building Buttercream Skills we will practice using many different piping tips to create borders, leaves, grass, drop flowers, daisies, sunflowers and zinnias. 6 cupcakes, frosting, and all of the tools you need to decorate with will be provided for you to use in class.

Design & Writing: In class 4 we are going to: Torte, fill & ice a cake, learn to print or write on a cake using tip 3, learn to ribbon roses & decorate a cake. Cake, frosting, and all of the tools you need to decorate with will be provided for you to use in class.

Time: 4:30-6:00pm

Site: Halfway Creek Park West Shelter

Fee: $140 per person – Register Here

 

Kids Bake Camp (8-13yr olds)

In this fun, four-day camp, young bakers will explore the world of baking and create a delicious array of sweet treats. Laura’s Baking Delights will introduce kids to different fundamentals each day.

Days: Wednesdays, October 9, 16, 30, November 6 (No class Oct 23)

Time: 4:30-6:00pm

Class 1: Cookies – Bakers will learn how to decorate cookies using different icing mediums and techniques.

Class 2: Cake Pops – Bakers will use basic decorating skills to make creative cake pops.

Class 3: Cupcakes – Bakers will focus on using fondant to decorate cupcakes.

Class 4: Cake – Bakers will learn the basics of making icing, writing, & simple borders. Everything you need to decorate with will be provided for you to use in class.

Site: Halfway Creek Park West Shelter

Fee: $85 per person – Register Here

 

Intro to Fondant

Intermediate level class for teens and adults. In this two-part class you will learn the basics of working with fondant: color and flavor fondant, roll our fondant, cover a round cake, applique method, texture and dimension, and rose and bow. Cake, frosting, fondant and all of the tools you need to decorate with will be provided for you to use in class.

Days: Wednesdays, November 13 & 20

Site: Halfway Creek Park West Shelter

Time: 6:30-8:30pm

Fee: $80 per person – Register Here

 

Tom the Turkey – Family Workshop

Perfect for your Thanksgiving table! Tom the Turkey is made up of one 8″ layer cake and 13 cupcakes. We will be using icing, fondant and modeling chocolate to create a dessert fit for a crowd. This class is designed for kids and parents to create together! You may have up to 4 people work on one turkey. Everything you need to decorate with will be provided for you to use in class.

Date: Wednesday, November 27th

Site: Halfway Creek Park West Shelter

Time: 10:00am – Noon

Fee: $40 per turkey (up to 4 people per turkey) – Register Here

 

Gingerbread House – Family Workshop

Celebrate the season with family bonding and gingerbread fun at our Holiday Workshop. Parents and children work together to design and decorate their very own gingerbread house. We’ll provide endless decorating options, from frosted candy roofs to pretzel picket fences, all while enjoying cheerful holiday tunes, sipping hot chocolate and experiencing quality family time. Spread the holiday spirit by inviting friends to join you for this special event! This class is designed for kids and parents to create together! You may have up to 4 people work on one house. Houses, frosting and decorations will be provided.

Date: Wednesday, December 4

Time: 4:30-6:00pm

Site: Halfway Creek Park West Shelter

Fee: $50 per house (up to 4 people per house) – Register Here

Register by: November 20th

 

Royal Icing Cookie Class

Beginner class for all ages. All the fun of making holiday cookies, without the mess in your kitchen! We all love a fun cookie exchange or baking with the kiddos, but does anyone dread the mess? Have no fear! I have the solution to letting you enjoy the holidays without the stress. We will get together with friends new & old and decorate Christmas cookies using royal icing. I am going to teach you about royal icing consistency, how to pipe with it, how to flow your cookies and some fun wet on wet designs that you’ll be able to use on cookies for any occasion. Everything you need to decorate with will be provided for you to use in class.

Date: Wednesday, December 11th

Site: Halfway Creek Park West Shelter

Time: 6:30-8:30pm

Fee: $30 per person – Register Here

 

Christmas Tree – Family Workshop

Perfect for your Christmas gathering! Made of 24 cupcakes. We will be using icing, fondant and modeling chocolate to create a dessert fit for a crowd. This class is designed for kids and parents to create together! You may have up to 4 people work on one tree.  Everything you need will be provided.

Date: Wednesday, December 18th

Site: Halfway Creek Park West Shelter

Time: 4:30-6:00pm

Fee: $40 per tree (up to 4 people per tree) – Register Here

 

Flowers and Cake Design

Intermediate class for teens & adults. In this 3-part class we will explore more sophisticated ways to bring your cakes and desserts to life. You’ll create pansies, lilies, roses, apple blossoms, primrose, daffodils & violets. Then you’ll discover the secrets to arranging them for a beautifully balanced cake design. And finally, how to pipe a stunning reverse shell border and basket weave texture. Cake, frosting, fondant and all the tools you need to decorate with will be provided for you to use in class.

Days: Wednesdays, January 8, 15 & 22

Site: Halfway Creek Park West Shelter

Time: 6:30-8:30pm

Fee: $80 per person – Register Here

 

Kids Bake Camp (8-13yr olds)

In this fun, four-day camp, young bakers will explore the world of baking and create a delicious array of sweet treats. Laura’s Baking Delights will introduce kids to different fundamentals each day.

Days: Wednesdays, February 12, 19, 26 & March 4

Time: 4:30-6:00pm

Class 1: Cookies – Bakers will learn how to decorate cookies using different icing mediums and techniques.

Class 2: Cake Pops – Bakers will use basic decorating skills to make creative cake pops.

Class 3: Cupcakes – Bakers will focus on using fondant to decorate cupcakes.

Class 4: Cake – Bakers will learn the basics of making icing, writing, & simple borders. Everything you need to decorate with will be provided for you to use in class.

Site: Halfway Creek Park West Shelter

Fee: $85 per person – Register Here

 

Cancellations: To receive a full refund for a paid class, you must cancel your registration 48 hours or more before the class start time. Refunds will not be granted for registration cancellations placed less than 48 hours before the class start time. If a class is canceled by Laura’s Baking Delights, a credit will be issued toward a future class.