Class Descriptions

 
Cupcake decorating
Introduction to Cupcake Decorating
Introduction to Cupcake Decorating

At this absolute beginners class, suitable for anyone at any age, you will work with tools that professional cake makers use to create your own cupcake works of art. You will work with fondant and professional food colouring to make simple shapes and decorations for your little bundles of goodness. After working with fondant, you will then experiment with our mouth watering buttercream icing. Using the deliciously smooth buttercream icing you will test out different nozzles and colors to make wonderful swirls, seashells, grass and more!

You will have a great time in a relaxing atmosphere, have gained confidence in working with fondant, food colouring, fondant cutters and piping bags. You will also leave with a set of 12 fabulously decorated cupcakes that your friends and family will be suitably impressed by!

Class Time – 2 hours

 

Designer Cupcakes
Designer Cupcakes
Designer Cupcakes

Gucci, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & You!

Our Designer Cupcakes class is for those who LOVE their name brands. In this class, students will learn how to work with fondant and professional food dyes to create deliciously designer toppers. Learn to make handbags and clutches from some of our favorite designers and a few pieces of jewelry from the classic Tiffany collection. Bring your bling and get ready for some designer cupcake making fun! Check our schedule for the next delightful designer class.

Class Time – 2 hours

 

Macarons in Toronto
Parisian Macarons
Parisian Macarons

Le macaron – mythical French pastry or a sweet treat that you can whip up at home, no special equipment required. In this class, you will learn the secrets to virtually no-fail macarons using everyday kitchen items.  Astonish your friends with these “look-way-more-difficult-than-they-really-are” mouthfuls of deliciousness.  In this class, we will make two different flavoured and coloured macarons each with its own ganache filling.  The class will be hands on and you will practice the technique of macaronnage (getting the batter just so) and piping perfect macs.

Class Time – 2 hours

 

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Cake Decorating and Design
Cake Decorating and Design

This class will teach beginners the steps to making a professional looking cake using fondant to cover the cake.  You will learn how to work with fondant and gum paste to create various flowers, butterflies and cake designs perfect for wedding or specialty cakes. Students will learn to properly level a cake, dirty ice and cover it in rolled fondant. At the end of class you will leave with your very own mini cake.

Class Time – 3 hours.

 

 

VINTAGE CUPCAKES
Vintage Cupcakes
Vintage Cupcakes

Dainty, pretty and sweet would be the right way to describe our Vintage Cupcakes. This class will teach advanced techniques in cupcake decorating – learn how to work with fondant, professional food coloring and more.

We recommend that you take the Introduction to Cupcake Decorating class before taking this advanced class.

Class Time – 2 hours

 

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Introduction to Cookie Decorating
Introduction to Cookie Decorating

Learn the tips and tricks from the pros! Learn how to decorate your cookies so they are perfect for any occasion. In this class, students will learn to decorate cookies using basic techniques, such as piping and flooding with royal icing and fondant. Students will leave with all cookies that they decorate, perfect for sharing!

Class Time – 2 hours

 

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Introduction to Truffle Making
Introduction to Truffle Making

Learn the art of making scrumptious  truffles by hand.  With the basics of ganache learned in this class you’ll be able to create your own incredible truffle recipes from scratch.  Proper truffle hand rolling techniques will be taught as well as how to develop recipes and add different types of flavoring.  At the end of this class, you will have some of your very own  truffles to take home and give away as gifts… or keep all  to yourself.

Class Time – 2 hours

 

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Traditional Afternoon Tea Session (non-instructional)
Traditional Afternoon Tea Session (non-instructional)

Do you love sweets and tea? Are you a fashionista who’s always following the latest trends and dressed in the hottest outfits? Our Traditional Afternoon Tea Session is inspired by the fashion created by top designers and outfits we see on the runway.

During this two hour tea service, we will be serving an assortment of pastries like scones, tea sandwiches, and cookies decorated with chic outfits. A wide selection of loose-leaf teas, from fruity to floral to peppery, will also be available for you to choose from.

If you’re looking for something fun to do for a ladies’ afternoon, enjoy a delectable afternoon tea with your girlfriends at Le Dolci! Whether it’s tea, pastries, or fashion, we have something that everyone can connect with and appreciate.

 

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How to make Croissants
How to make Croissants

Learn to make croissants with our pastry chef and bring home some buttery goodness. Learn to roll out the croissant dough, laminate and shape your paton into delicious croissants, pain au chocolat and pinwheels. Fill your pastry with our home made lemon curd and hazelnut pastry cream. This class is guaranteed buttery fun!

 

pie class
Perfect Pies
Perfect Pies

Join us in making the perfect pie! Included in this class are all ingredients, recipes and instruction. You will learn the lifetime skill of how to make great crust, work with a seasonal fruit filling, learn some pie lore and enjoy an evening of hands on foodie fun! Each student will take home a pie that is ready to bake at home!

 

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Mastering eclairs, profiteroles & cream puffs
Mastering eclairs, profiteroles & cream puffs

Choux Pastry, also known as pâte à choux, is an airy pastry used for making eclairs, cream puffs, profiteroles, crullers, zeppole and more! Learn the secrets of preparing a smooth batter and master the piping of these hollow puffs with our homemade pastry cream with our Chef.  Class participants take home the treats that they’ve made in class.

 

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Advanced Piping Techniques
Advanced Piping Techniques

Not sure how to use a piping bag? We are here to the rescue. In this class you will learn how to master piping techniques using different piping tips. The class will not only cover the basic stars, shell borders, ropes and rosettes, but you will also learn how to pipe different types of flowers like roses, pansies, daffodils and apple blossoms. Each student will bring home a small cake decorated as a basket with beautiful piped flowers they made on their own.

 

molecular class
A Lesson in Molecular Gastronomy
A Lesson in Molecular Gastronomy

Discover the mysteries of the new “modernist cuisine” movement learning new and delicious ways to manipulate food products. Includes techniques such as spherification, powderizing, gelification. Learn to use sodium alginate, agar agar and tapioca maltodextrin.

 

Croquembouche
Croquembuche with Spun Sugar
Croquembuche with Spun Sugar

Learn to arrange your own choux pastry balls, filled with pastry cream into a traditional French tower. Once complete, learn to work with sugar and master the technique of spinning hot sugar for decoration.

 

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Michelangelo’s Supper: an evening of food, wine & conversation.
Michelangelo’s Supper: an evening of food, wine & conversation.

A special evening to celebrate the art and food of Michelangelo. Chefs will prepare a delicious five-course meal inspired by the 16th century drawings of Michelangelo. They take the artist’s sketched shopping list filled with Renaissance ingredients and update them into a cohesive meal of Italian classics with wines to match.

Guests are encouraged to come and eat, drink and share in their love of good food and conversation.
For more details, read here.

 

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Halloween Haunted Gingerbread Houses
Halloween Haunted Gingerbread Houses

This is a kiddy class for your little ghosts, goblins and ghouls. Build and decorate a haunted gingerbread house using royal icing and spooky sweet treats. Children encouraged to come in full costume.

 

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Making a Holiday Buche Noel (Yule Log)
Making a Holiday Buche Noel (Yule Log)

Learn to make & decorate a Yule Log for the holidays. Our talented pastry chef will teach you to carve and decorate your cake using fondant, buttercream and royal icing.

 

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Holiday Gingerbread House Making for Kids
Holiday Gingerbread House Making for Kids

Get creative and work with royal icing, candy, and other materials to build and decorate your own Gingerbread House. Perfect for the young and young at heart!

 

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Kids March Break Camp
Kids March Break Camp

You know how your kids are bouncing off the walls on March Break and you don’t know how to keep them busy? Well, our March Break Baking & Crafts Camp is the perfect solution! Happening between March 16th and March 20th your little ones will put on their aprons and chef hats and start baking culinary creations – everything from cakes and cupcakes to pizzas and pies. Enroll your child for the full week or for individual days. Contact us for each day’s scheduled activities.

 

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Holiday Cookie Baking Extravaganza
Holiday Cookie Baking Extravaganza

Make this year’s holidays extra-special by giving the gift of homemade holiday cookies.

Take our Holiday Cookie Baking Extravaganza and learn four kinds of cookies:

  • Candy cane cookies
  • Coconut macaroons with chocolate tops 
  • Shortbread
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