In Person 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!

No matter which themed class you chose, you will leave with new skills that you can use for any decorating project you have coming up. 

PS. Most of these classes can also be private classes for families, parties, schools, business, fundraisers, etc.

Hedwig the Owl Cake decorating Class in Holmen

Learn the basics of cake decorating while creating Hedwig the Owl. In this class you will learn to level, stack and smooth ice a layered cake. Learn pipping techniques using piping bags & different piping tips. And you will take home a layered cake! Everything you need will be provided for use in class. Registration fee: $45 PER CAKE (up to 2 people per cake) Non Members $47 PER CAKE (up to 2 people per cake) Date: Sunday January 9th Time: 2:00-4:00pm Location: Holmen Community Center

Hogwarts Cake Pop Class in La Crescent

Come learn Laura’s fail proof method for making perfect cake pops every time. You’ll be amazed how easy it is. This time, we’ll be making Quidditch snitches and Hedwig the owl. Everything you need will be provided for use in class, and you will take home 6-8 finished cake pops. Date: Thursday, January 20th Time: 6:00-8:00pm Location: La Crescent-Hokah Community Education. Register by calling (507) 895-5150!
Jan 20

Royal Icing Valentine Cookies in West Salem

All the fun of making holiday cookies, without the mess in your kitchen! We will be decorating 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 and you will go home with 6 cookies. Please bring a cookie tray to carry your cookies home on. They will not be dry and can't be stacked. Date: Thursday January 27th Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm Fee: $35 per person
Jan 27

French Macaron Class in Holmen

French Macaron Class Learn to bake macarons like a pro in one of our fun, relaxed 3-hour baking classes. You will learn, start to finish, how to make and bake macaron shells and then match and fill them to create complete, French macarons that you will take home at the end and a delicious recipe. This class is for participants ages 16 & up. Date: Saturday February 5th Time: 2:00-4:00pm Fee: $50 per person + site fee Location: Holmen Area Community Center
Feb 5

Valentine Drip Cake Class in Holmen

Come learn how to make a cake that is dripping with fun! We can't get enough of the colorful buttercream cakes with chocolate dripping luxuriously down the sides. A drip cake is versatile, fun, and so tempting that it's easy to see why everyone loves them. In this class you will learn: How to smooth ice a cake, make simple drip, & how to pipe borders. I'm also going to teach you how to put stripes on the sides of your cake and how to make a Valentine topper. Cake, frosting and everything you need to decorate with will be provided for you in class. Date: Sunday, February 6th Time: 2:00-4:00pm Fee: Fee: Member: $45per cake (up to 2 people) Non Member: $47 per cake (up to 2 people) Location: Holmen Area Community Center
Feb 6

Royal Icing Valentine Cookies in Holmen

All the fun of making holiday cookies, without the mess in your kitchen! We will be decorating 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 and you will go home with 6 cookies. Please bring a cookie tray to carry your cookies home on. They will not be dry and can't be stacked. Date: Wednesday, February 9th Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm Fee: $30 per person
Feb 9

Star Wars Chocolates Class in La Crescent

Come explore the universe of chocolates in this fun and delicious class. We will be making Galaxy Bark, Star Wars Chocolates, Chocolate Covered Oreos and Light Sabers using chocolate, sprinkles and other tasty ingredients. Date: Friday Feb. 11 Time: 6:00-8:00pm Fee: $30 + site fee (1 adult + 1 child) Location: La Crescent – Hokah Community Education. Register by calling (507) 895-5150
Feb 11

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries & Molded Chocolates Class in Holmen

Laura, from Laura's Baking Delights, will be there to guide you through the delicacies of dipping luscious strawberries in decadent chocolate, adding beautiful details, and wrapping it all up into the perfect Valentine's Day gift. You’ll also learn to use Laura’s large collection of chocolate molds to make different shaped chocolates. Price includes 6 strawberries for dipping, half pound of chocolates & a gift box. Laura will provide everything needed. All you need to bring is your love of chocolate and maybe the love of your life. Date: Sunday, February 13th Time: 2:00-4:00pm Fee: Member $35 per person Non-Member $40 per person Location: Holmen Area Community Center
Feb 13

Butterbeer Cupcakes and Honeydukes Candy Class in Holmen

Join us for a day of wizarding fun! In this class we are going to make butterbeer cupcakes and some of Harry Potter’s favorite candies! We will begin by making the cupcakes & while they bake, we will whip up the frosting. The candies be made while the cupcakes cool. Then we’ll frost and decorate the cupcakes. You will go home with: • 6 Butterbeer cupcakes with butterbeer frosting • 8 Chocolate frogs • 8 Fizzing Whizbees • 5 Chocolate Hedwig pops Registration fee: $40 + site fee (covers 2 people) Date: Sunday February 27th Time: 1:00-3:00pm Location: Holmen Area Community Center Class size: Min. 4 – Max. 12
Feb 27

King Cakes & Mardi Gras Oreos in Holmen

In this 2 hour class we are going to make mini King Cakes from scratch and 8 Chocolate Covered Oreos. This class is for ages 16 and up. Date: Tuesday March 1st Time: 6-8pm Fee: $40+ site fee (up to 2 people) Location: Holmen Area Community Center
Mar 1

Pot of Gold Cake Pops in Holmen

Come learn Laura’s fail proof method for making perfect cake pops every time. You’ll be amazed how easy it is. Everything you need will be provided for use in class, and you will take home 6-8 finished cake pops. Date: Wednesday, March 2nd Time: 6:30-8:00pm Fee: $25 (1 adult + 1 child) Location: Holmen Community Center
Mar 2

Fairy Garden Cake Decorating Class in Holmen

Learn the basics of cake decorating while creating a whimsical fairy garden cake. You will learn how to level, fill, stack and smooth ice a cake. Then we’ll use buttercream, piping bags & tips, fondant & molds, and sprinkles to decorate the cake. Everything you need will be provided and you’ll go home with a fully decorated cake! Date: Sunday, March 13th Time: 2-4pm Fee: $40 (1 adult + 1 child) Location: Holmen Community Center
mar 13

St. Patrick’s Day Cupcake Class with Fondant in Holmen

Let’s make St. Patrick's Day cupcakes! We’re going to fill them with gold or rainbow-colored sprinkles and decorate them with fondant. 6 cupcakes, frosting and all the tools you need to decorate with will be provided for you to use in class. Date: Wednesday, March 16th Time: 6:30-8:00pm Fee: $30 (1 adult + 1 child) Location: Holmen Parks & Rec.
mar 16

Gourmet Cookie Baking Class in La Crescent

Cookies have always been a popular item for snacks or dessert and can be paired easily with your favorite beverage. In this class you will learn how to measure ingredients, portion your dough, and bake 4 recipes. We will make Dark Chocolate Chocolate Chip, Chocolate chip Walnut, Oatmeal Raisin, and Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip. Everything you need will be provided for use in class, and you’ll go home with some of each flavor and recipes for all! Date: Thursday, March 24th Time: 6:00-8:30pm Fee: $40 + site fee (up to 2 people) Location: La Crescent – Hokah Community Education. Register by calling (507) 895-5150
Mar 24

Buttercream Character Cakes

This is a 2-part beginner level class. On Friday we will be using Wilton character pans to bake a cake and we’ll make buttercream. On Saturday you will be decorating your cake. We will practice using many different piping tips to create fun these character cakes. Everything you need will be provided for you to use in class. You’ll even get to pick which character you want to make! Date: Friday March 18th 6:30-8:00 & Saturday, March 19th, 10-11:30 Fee: $40 + site fee per cake (2 people) Location: Holmen Area Community Center
Mar 18 & 19

April Fool’s Day Cupcake Class in Holmen

Trick your friends with cupcakes that look like other foods. 6 cupcakes, frosting, and all of the tools you need to decorate with will be provided for you to use in class. Date: Wednesday, March 30th Time: 6:00-8:30pm Fee: $30 (1 adult + 1 child) Location: Holmen Parks & Rec
mar 30

Bunny Cake Pop Class in Holmen

Come learn Laura’s fail proof method for making perfect cake pops every time. You’ll be amazed how easy it is. Everything you need will be provided for use in class, and you will take home 6-8 finished cake pops. This class is for ages 16+. Date: Wednesday, April 6th Time: 7:00-8:30pm Fee: $30 per person Location: Holmen Parks & Rec
apr 6

Easter Cookies with Royal Icing in Holmen

Learn new and exciting ways to decorate sugar cookies using a few common decorating tips, royal icing, and fondant. Bring home 6 completed sugar cookies to show off and share! Cookies, frosting and all the tools you need to decorate with will be provided for you to use in class. Date: Sunday, April 10th Time: 2:00-4:00pm Fee: $25 (1 adult + 1 child) Location: Holmen Community Center
apr 10

Bunny Cake Cake Decorating Class in Holmen

Come make a cute bunny cake to serve on Easter. You will learn to color buttercream, assemble and fill a piping bag, and use different piping tips to make a fluffy 3D bunny. Cake, frosting and all the tools you need to decorate with will be provided for you to use in class. Date: Thursday, April 14th Time: 6:30-8:00pm Fee: $40 per cake (up to 4 people) Location: Holmen Parks & Rec
apr 14

Galaxy Cake Class

This is a 2-part class. Friday night we will be baking the cake and making buttercream. Saturday we will level, fill & stack the cake. Then we will make a mirror glaze to pour over the cake to give a beautiful shiny surface. We will also be making Star Wars shaped chocolates to add to your cake. Date: Thursday, April 28th 6:00-8:30 & Friday, April 29th 6:00-8:30 Fee: $40 + site fee (1 adult + 1 teen) Location: TBD
Apr 28 & 29

Cookie Fairy House Class in La Crescent

Like a gingerbread house but made of sugar cookie dough and decorated to be the perfect abode for fairies. We’ll use Laura’s magic edible glue to put the house together. Then we’ll decorate using buttercream, candy, fondant and chocolate molds. Everything you need will be provided and you’ll get to take your house home. Date: Saturday, April 30th Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm Fee: $50 + site fee per house (up to 4 people per house) Location: La Crescent – Hokah Community Education. Register by calling (507) 895-5150
apr 30

Galaxy Cake Pop Class

Come learn Laura’s fail proof method for making perfect cake pops every time. You’ll be amazed how easy it is. Everything you need will be provided for use in class, and you will take home 6-8 finished cake pops. Date: Wed. May 4th Time: 6:30-8:00pm Fee: $30 + site fee (1 adult + 1 child) Location: Holmen Area Community Center
May 4

Unicorn & Dragon Cookies Class with Royal Icing in Holmen

Learn the basics of decorating with Royal Icing while creating magical Unicorn Cookies. Join Laura's Baking Delights for some cookie decorating fun! A live demonstration of each skill will be performed, and students will be able to test out their new skills! We will discuss the basics of sugar cookies, including baking tips, mixing icing, icing consistency, filling bags, piping, flooding and wet-on-wet techniques. Each participant will leave with 12 fully decorated cookies. This class is for ages 16 and up. Date: Wednesday, May 11th Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm Fee: $50 Location: Holmen Parks & Rec
MAy 11

Cookie Fairy House in Holmen

Like a gingerbread house but made of sugar cookie dough and decorated to be the perfect abode for fairies. We’ll use Laura’s magic edible glue to put the house together. Then we’ll decorate using buttercream, candy, fondant and chocolate molds. Everything you need will be provided and you’ll get to take your house home. Date: Sunday, May 15th Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm Fee: $50 per house (up to 4 people per house) Location: Holmen Community Center
May 15

Fairy Garden Cupcakes - Russian Piping Tip Class in Holmen

We’ll be using Russian piping tips to create quick and beautiful cupcakes. You’ll learn how to make & color buttercream, how to make a multi-color piping bag, and how to use Russian piping tips. 6 cupcakes, frosting and all the tools you need will be provided for use in class. This class is for ages 16+. Date: Wednesday, May 25th Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm Fee: $30 per person Location: Holmen Parks & Rec
May 25

Private Decorating Lessons

Starting at $75 per hour, per person.  1 hour minimum.  Choose from a class above, or want to learn something else?  Want one-on-one instruction customized to your specific level of experience?  If so, private lessons with instructor Laura Liudahl are perfect for you!  You provide the topic, we provide the lesson!  Bring home your completed projects.

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.