Cakes are Fun Wilton Classes

Project Classes 411

 A minimum number of students is required to run these classes. The store reserves the right to reschedule or cancel classes due to low enrollment. 

MINOR POLICY: All students under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult to help assist them in class unless otherwise specified.  Four week courses are NOT recommended for children under 15.  All students 18 and under must have an adult PRESENT IN THE STORE during the entire class.

Advanced Skills String Work (PRE-REQUISITES are Courses 1-3)

Master the fundamentals of string work in this one session, 2 hour class.  Discover how to create elegant designs using drop strings and string work borders.  Topics covered: Dividing a cake, drop string, double drop string, triple drop string, overlapping drop string, and vertical drop string.  Supplies not included.

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  •  Student Supply List:
    • Apron
    • Gallon size plastic bags
    • Disposable bowls to mix icing
    • Waxed or parchment paper
    • Measuring spoons
    • Sm. spatula
    • Confectioners sugar
    • Cornstarch
    • Light corn syrup
    • piping gel
    • Small bottle of water
    • Paper towels
    • Plastic wrap
    • Plastic ruler
    • Toothpicks
    • Royal icing—one recipe
    • 8 in. Cake, 2-layers, 4 in.(Optional, can bring a cake pan if you prefer)
    • Wilton Deluxe Practice Board
    • Wilton 12in. Decorating Bags
    • Wilton Decorating Tip 3
    • Wilton Decorating Tip 2
    • Scissors

Crazy for Cupcakes (no experience required)

This fun filled one session, 2 hour class will help you take a bite out of your fear of cake decorating.  Cupcakes aren't just little cakes, they are an art form all their own. Perfect for the absolute beginner this one session, 2 hour class will introduce students to the basics of cake decorating with buttercream icing.  Students will create their own cupcake designs by combining the six basic skills taught in class.  Supplies not included.

 This class is recommended for ages 12 and up, some students may require adult assistance, adults are required to register as well. 

Supply List (PDF)

This class can be scheduled as a private class for four to ten people, including children ages 5 and up (see child policy in FAQ). 
E-mail me for more information. 

Candy Making Workshop (no experience necessary)

In this one session, 2 hour class you will learn the basics of candy molding and decorating.  I will also demonstrate additional techniques.  You will be amazed to see how fun and easy it is to make a variety of candy for all occasions. Supplies not included.

Supplies: paper or notebook and pen.
 
This class is not offered year round, but can be scheduled as a private class for four to ten people. 
E-mail me for more information. 

Cookie Blossom Class - Varies by Season

Prerequisite:  None 

In one fun two-hour class, you'll learn techniques to decorate fabulous cookies for the holidays or any occasion, and how to arrange them beautifully for display or gift-giving...it's a perfect gift or centerpiece for your table!  The techniques taught in this class can easily be applied to decorating cookies for other holidays and celebrations.  Your guests will be amazed! 

This class is not offered year-round...don't miss out on Wilton's fun and informative Cookie Blossom Class!  Note: If are interested in this class, but do not celebrate a specific holiday, please feel free to substitute the cookie cutter shapes and colors for something more suitable to your occasion. Make sure to bring your cookie cutters to class!

Supplies not included. 

Pre-Class Preparation Required:  You need to prepare for this class in advance by baking the cookies on a stick.  Complete class preparation instructions and the Cookie Recipe can be found on the Class Supply Sheet. If you have any questions about preparing for class, please don't hesitate to Email me!

Kid's Classes

Kids love to help in the kitchen. And now, kids can learn how to decorate like the pros with Wilton's new cake decorating programs designed especially for them.

Fun and easy-to-follow, these classes are geared toward novice decorators and aspiring bakers ages 5-15.  

Adults MUST be present and assist while kids practice on their own cupcakes or cookies.  NO EXCEPTIONS!

For groups and families the Adult / Child Ratio is:

1 adult per child ages 5-8
1 adult per every 2 children 9-11
1 adult per every 3 children 11-12
1 adult per every 4 children 13-15

Pre-Class Preparation Required:  You need to prepare for these classes in advance by baking the cupcakes, cakes or cookies and gathering supplies.  Complete class preparation instructions can be found on the Class Supply Sheet for the class you want to take. If you have any questions about preparing for class, please don't hesitate to Email me!

Supply sheets are available at registration.

Creepy Cupcakes

Decorate spooky cupcakes as a spider, a jack-o’-lantern or a monster with buttercream icing in this Halloween-themed class. You’ll learn how to make these creepy Halloween creatures using easy decorating techniques, such as leaves, pull-out dots and wavy lines. Recommended for kids ages 8-12. One-session, 2-hour class.  Supplies not included.  

Super Cakes for Kids - THIS IS A MICHAEL'S EXCLUSIVE CLASS

Children 8-15 will learn the "FUN-damentals" of cake decorating including how to ice a cake, color icing, and use decorating bags and tips for decorations.  Students will use techniques to decorate an 8" round cake during this one session two hour class.Supplies not included.


Supply List (PDF)

 

If you would like to schedule one of these project classes for your group of 4 or more please contact me.  PLEASE NOTE: Students may require adult assistance, adults are required to register as well see ratio above.


Cupcakes and More Class

This fun filled one session class will help you take a bite out of your fear of cake decorating or help you learn better techniques for decorating cupcakes.  They aren't just little cakes you know, they are an art form all their own.

 This class is recommended for ages 12 and up, some students may require adult assistance, adults are required to register as well. 

Supply List (PDF)

If you would like to schedule one of these project classes for your group of 4 or more please contact me.

Pops! - Changes Seasonally

Everyone is talking about Cake Pops. Cake pops are cake truffles on a stick , decorated in various ways. We will teach you how to make and decorate them that will have everyone begging for more!

Essential supplies:
  • 12 standart size cupcakes
  • 1 wilton decorator icing white container or 1 recipe of class buttercream medium consistency
  • 1 pink, yellow, green and black icing color
  • 1 pop decorating stand
  • 1 package wilton lollipop sticks
  • 1 package witlon pop favor bags
  • 1 package candy eyeballs
  • 1 animal sprinkle set 3 ct.
  • 1 container wilton sprinkles (your choice)
  • 2 oz. white fondant
  • 1 wilton roll and cut mat
  • 1 9-inch rolling pin
  • 1 heart cut-out set
  • 1 star cut-out set
  • 1 flower cut-out set
  • 1 small angled spatula
  • 1 large container or mixing bowl
  • 1 box of toothpicks

Tall Cakes - Stacked & Tiered Cakes Class

Pre-requisite: Course 1

In one three-hour class, you'll learn the techniques to build tiered cakes. You'll learn how to stack cakes and properly support them with pillars.  As well as tips for decorating, serving, storing and transporting tiered cakes.  Students have the choice to build a tall tiered cake either stacked or separated with pillars. 

Pre-class preparation is required.  See the supply list for everything needed for this class. Please prepare the following at home and bring to class:

  • 10" double layer cake, leveled and iced smooth* and placed on a 14" doubled cake circle covered with Fanci-Foil (no aluminum foil please).  Your cakes must be level.

  • 6" double layer cake, leveled and iced smooth* on a 6" cake circle.

  • Flowers of your choice, made at home and ready to place on your cakes.

*Optional:  If you have taken Course 3, you are welcome to cover your cakes in fondant at home and bring them to class ready to decorate.  Your cakes must be level.

For beautiful tiered cake ideas, see Tiered Cakes, Wedding Cakes and Wedding Style

 

Be creative!  You can alter the colors and cake designs to use for other occasions too!

Seasonal Gingerbread Family Workshops

Treat the family to a fun and creative experience!  In just one fun-filled session you and your child will use basic cake decorating skills and take home a decorated {specify season} Gingerbread House sure to bring smiles to family and friends.  Wilton Gingerbread kits include everything you need, making this a hassle free way to enjoy spending time together.

Treat the family to a fun and creative experience!  In just one fun-filled session you and your child will use basic cake decorating skills and take home a decorated Gingerbread House sure to bring smiles to family and friends.  Wilton Gingerbread kits include everything you need, making this a hassle free way to enjoy spending time together. 

Featured Seasons Include:

  • Easter = Bunny Hutch
  • Halloween =Haunted Gingerbread House
  • Christmas = Pre-baked Gingerbread House 

A MAXIMUM of TWO children ages 8 and up or ONE Child under 8 per adult may register.

Supply List (PDF) 

If you would like to schedule one of these project classes for your group of 4 or more please contact me.

Groups (Scout Troops, Youth Groups and More)

Wilton has developed a special Icing Fun Workshop for Girl Scout Troops (and other groups) called Icing Fun.  For more information or if you would like to schedule one of these project classes for your group of 4 or more please contact me.

Class Notes

Please be aware that not all classes can be taught at all locations. 

Pre-registration is required for all classes.  Please sign-up at least 48 hours in advance.  Classes are subject to cancellation 24 hours prior to start date if the minimum number of students have not pre-registered.  When registering for classes, you will be given a Supply Sheet - this tells you what supplies you need for the class, and what to bring to the first lesson. 

If you would like to schedule a project classes for your group of 4 or more please contact me.

 

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