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Things we love: Dec 29 – New Year Cupcake Decorating class

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frosty, jack frost, cupcake, custom cupcake topper, cupcake class toronto, winter, holiday, new yearLooking for a fun winter holiday activity to welcome in 2014? Do something different this year by taking our New Year Cupcake Decorating class.
 
This two-hour session will teach you to work with fondant and buttercream to decorate your cupcakes with 2014-inspired shapes. Learn to make cupcake toppers like champagne bottles, clocks, streamers & more.
 
Be a star when you bring your cupcakes to the New Year party and share them over a bottle of champagne.
 
Date: Sunday, Dec. 29
Time: 12pm – 2pm
Cost: $55pp (regular $80) Call us to book this special deal at 416-262-3400. Come with a friend for twice the fun!

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Things We Love: Our Winter Wonderland window display

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le dolci toronto, window display, christmas, winter, holiday, creative window display Greetings from Icing Sugar Towers,

If you are in the beautiful Trinity Bellwoods neighbourhood pop in and say hi! Come enjoy some of our homemade hot chocolate and a treat (we have holiday flavoured macarons). While you are here you can view our latest  Winter Wonderland window display created by  Natasha Singh. Or, pick up a gift certificate for the person who has everything. Give them the gift of a culinary class with us.

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Le Dolci’s 12 Days of Christmas Gift Guide

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We have 12 GIFT IDEAS for you this Holiday Season! Check them out.

dessert_recipe_choux_pastry1. GIFT IDEA: BAKING BOOTCAMP! – Our 6-week baking bootcamp makes a great gift for your favourite baker-in-training! Le Dolci’s bootcamp will teach you the A to Z of baking.

Click here to see what you’ll learn!

 

 

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Cost: $45 each. Delivery available across the GTA.

3.CLASS: LEARN TO MAKE A YULE LOG  Learn to make & decorate a Yule Log for the holidays. Our Chef Stephanie will teach you to bake and carve your cake into the perfect log. Using fondant, buttercream and royal icing, Stephanie will teach you to decorate a holiday perfect log.
Dates: December 3, 7:30pm – 9:30pm; December 13, 7pm – 9pm; December 18, 7pm – 9pm.
Cost: $80 per person.
Sign up 

 

santa, wreath, custom cookie, decorating class toronto, winter holidays, family activity, things to do4. ORDER: CHRISTMAS COOKIES – Order cookies in shapes like the gingerbread man, snowflakes, Rudolph and even Santa himself. Get one cookie or give someone a set in a gift box. Delivery available across the GTA.
Cost: $5 per cookie or $25 for six cookies in a gift box.

5. CLASSES: HOLIDAY COOKIE BAKING – Take one or all three of our Christmas cookie classes. Our holiday guru will teach you how to make nine different Christmas cookies using the most festive ingredients!
SUGAR & SPICE #1 – Dec. 10, 6:30pm – 9pm
BUTTERY BITES #2 – Dec. 11, 6:30pm – 9pm
HO HO HOLIDAY COOKIES #3 – Dec. 12, 6:30pm – 9pm

Click here to for a full list of cookies you’ll learn to make!

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Date: November 30 from 10am – 12pm.
Cost: $80 per person.
Click here to book!

 

penguin, winter, holiday, christmas, xmas, hanukkah, cake decorating class toronto7. CLASSES: CHRISTMAS CAKE  –Learn the basics of cake decorating, including how to level and ice a cake with fondant, as well as tips and tricks to making fun, winter shapes including snowmen, penguins, snowflakes and more.
Date: December 14, 2pm – 5pm.
Cost: $129 per person.
Sign up here!

 

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8. ORDER: CHRISTMAS CUPCAKES – Our Christmas-themed custom cupcakes are perfect for a dinner party, team meeting or corporate event. Available in various flavours including, vanilla, chocolate, strawberry and gluten-free options, our custom cupcakes are hand-made daily by our talented cake designer. orders@ledolci.com or call us at 416-262-3400 to place your order! Delivery available across the GTA.

christmas macaron, macaroon, french, italian, mac, candy cane, sweet, dessert, winter, holiday9. ORDER: HOLIDAY MACARONS Available in festive flavours including Candy Cane, Gingerbread and Eggnog. Get them in a gift box for someone truly special! Delivery available across the GTA.
Cost: $11.50 per half dozen, $22 per dozen.

 

 

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10. CLASSES: GINGERBREAD HOUSE DECORATING FUN!  In this two-hour session, you will get creative and work with fondant, candy, and other materials to decorate your own sweet work of art. Come with a friend or a little one for some candylicious entertainment!

Date: December 7, 10am – 12pm and December 14, 10am – 12pm.
Cost: $60 per person.
Book now!

11. CAKE PEDESTALS – Make your cake the star of the party. Available in a variety of sizes, styles and colours to showcase your home made desserts.
View our Cake Pedestal selection.

paris, sweet, macaron, treat, dessert12. ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME CULINARY TRIP TO PARIS – For Christmas, surprise your loved one with a hands-on culinary trip to Paris in 2014! Spend your mornings learning the secrets of Parisian cuisine including macarons, baguettes and éclairs from top French chefs. Take the afternoon to explore the city’s hidden gastronomic and historic delights.
Find out more about our trip! 

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Gingerbread House decorating at CASA LOMA

gingerbread-houseWe’re back at our favourite castle again this winter with some fabulous hands-on classes.

This time we will be working with royal icing and candy to create Ginger Bread houses. Purchase a ticket for a session and visit Canada’s favourite castle before or after you do a little bit of work in Santa’s sugary workshop! (The Christmas decor at the castle is superb!)

Get creative and work with royal icing, candy, and other materials to decorate your own Gingerbread House. Perfect for the little ones to have a day out at the castle.

Dates: Dec. 7, 10am – 12pm and Dec. 14.

Times: 4 sessions daily!

10:30 am – 11:30 am
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Book now!

Need a dessert for your Christmas party? Take a look at our Yule Log Decorating class.

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Things we love: Decorate your own Yule Log class!

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The original Yule logs were burned in the fireplace for protection and luck, but you don’t need a fireplace to enjoy this edible treat. This holiday, learn to make & decorate your own Yule Log. Our pro Chef Stephanie will teach you how to bake and carve your cake into the perfect log using fondant, buttercream and royal icing.

 

Dates: December 3 at 7pm – 9pm, December 13 at 7pm – 9pm & December 18 at 7pm – 9pm.
Cost: $80 per person.Sign up!

You can also buy a ready-made Yule Log for just $45. We deliver across the GTA! Call us at 416-262-3400 or email us at orders@ledolci.com.

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Real Snow Cupcakes

The lack of snow in Toronto this year has left us dreaming of white fluffy snow-flakes and snow covered rooftops. Where’s old man winter!? We miss our annual dose of fresh Canadian snow! After all, what’s Canada without a healthy helping of snow? So call this our official snow-dance: WE WANT SOME SNOW! Everything from snow covered tree tops to snow-ball fights! Send us some of the white-stuff Mother Nature!

In the mean time, check out some of our favourite pictures of cupcakes made from real snow! We can’t wait to get our hands on some snow to try making our very own Le Dolci snow cupcake!