Class Schedule: Baking/Desserts Classes

Breads, tarts, pies, cakes, candy, etc. For some of us, the best part of a meal! All the yummy things that make us happy can be found here!

Zebbie Borland

Princess Tea Party 

Attention little princesses! Bring your mom or grandma to the Culinary Center today for an afternoon Princess Tea Party. Come dressed in your frilliest frock and join our Queen tea party expert, Zebbie Borland for an afternoon of lovely tea party confections that will make this afternoon one to remember. Zebbie will teach you how to serve a proper English tea. Along with your tea you will dine on Warm Scones with Devonshire Cream and Strawberry Jam; a variety of Tea Sandwiches; Fruit Wands; Mini Blueberry Muffins; Pretty Petit Fours; Homemade Mints; and Pretty Pink Punch with an Ice Mold made with Edible Flowers! Each princess will decorate her own Teapot Cookie to take home. $45.00 for one adult and one child.

Zebbie BorlandSaturday, October 18 • 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM • $45.00  

Mary Cooney

Fabulous Fall Pies 

One of the most loved comfort foods is homemade pie. Join Mary Cooney for this class as she shares all new delicious pie recipes perfect for baking on a cool autumn day. Pour yourself a cup of coffee and get ready to enjoy a piece of pure comfort. Apple and Dried Fig Pie with Hazelnut Crust; Sweet Potato Meringue Pie with Traditional All-Butter Pie Crust; and Toasted Coconut Cream Pie with Whipped Cream and a Pâte Sucrée Crust. Light snacks will be served.

Mary CooneySunday, October 19 • 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM • $65.00  

Anna Marie Armstrong

Fun with Phyllo 

Hands-On Class
Pastry Chef Anna Marie Armstrong will show you hands-on how to create beautiful and downright delicious dishes using phyllo dough. Known for its delicate layers and distinctive crunch, phyllo dough has many uses in the contemporary kitchen besides dessert! Menu includes classic Spanikopita; Mushroom Gruyere Cups; a Unique Quiche; Citrus Rolled Baklava; and Chef Anna Marie's Decadent Baklava.

Anna Marie ArmstrongWednesday, October 29 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Mary Cooney

Christmas Candy 

Hands-On Class
Give a gift of homemade candy this holiday season. In this hands-on class, Mary Cooney will show you how to master the techniques of candy making so that you will be ready for giving the perfect hostess gift. Recipes include: Old Fashioned Peanut Brittle; Mini Snickers Almond Bars; Fudge; and Pine Nut Logs (chewy nougat covered in caramel and rolled in toasted pine nuts). Each student will bring home a sample box of candy. Light snacks will be served.

Mary CooneyWednesday, November 19 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Mary Cooney

Festive Holiday Cookies 

Hands-On Class
Bring your favorite apron and get ready for an afternoon of holiday cookie baking. We know you will love Mary's all new holiday cookie recipes that are sure to add to the magic of the season! Chocolate Butter Pecan Sandwich Cookies with Brown Butter Pecan Filling; Italian Butterhorn Cookies with a Cinnamon and Walnut Filling; Lemon Rosemary Sliced Cookies; and Pistachio Cookies. Each student will bring home a sample box of cookies. Light snacks will be served.

Mary CooneySunday, November 23 • 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM • $75.00  

Kelly Kresge

Homemade Holiday Gifts to Go 

Hands-On Class
Looking to give something special this year that is made from the heart and delicious? Chef Kelly pulls out all the stops as she shares and shows you how easy it is to make this holiday a little sweeter! Homemade Hot Cocoa with Vanilla Bean Marshmallows; Candied Walnuts; Kolacky; Chai Tea Mix; Shortbread Cookie Sandwiches; and Classic Cranberry Walnut Bread. Light snacks will be served.

Kelly KresgeTuesday, December 9 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Mary Cooney

Hands-On Young Chefs Class: Christmas Cookies 

Hands-On Class
Attention all cookie lovers! Do you want to be the best cookie baker in the family - just in time for the holidays? Join Mary Cooney for this class and she'll teach you everything you need to know to impress family and friends with delicious homemade holiday cookies. Make, cut-out and decorate; Holiday Sugar Cookies; Chocolate Peppermint Thumbprints; and everyone loves this fruity favorite; Raspberry Crumb Bars. Each student will bring home a sample box of cookies. Light snacks will be served.

Mary CooneySaturday, December 13 • 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM • $75.00  

Anna Marie Armstrong

A Christmas Tea 

Hands-On Class
Looking for a fun holiday event to treat your girlfriends or spoil mom? Take a break from shopping this busy season with Pastry Chef Anna Marie Armstrong as she shows us how to create and serve a wonderful afternoon of Traditional Tea Service. If you love the tradition of high tea or just can't wait for the new season of Downton Abbey to begin, this afternoon is for you! Menu includes a trio of delicious tea sandwiches including Roasted Chicken; Cucumber & French Ham; and Crisp Apple with Fig, Blue Cheese & Walnuts. For the finale we'll have Traditional Scones; Vanilla Mousse with Candied Cranberries and Mini Pumpkin Tarts.

Anna Marie ArmstrongSunday, December 14 • 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM • $75.00  

Julia Hoy

Holiday Cookies from Around the World 

Hands-On Class
Add some international flare to your holiday sweets in this homemade cookie class. Julia Hoy will teach you how to make these authentic cookie recipes that will expand your holiday cookie collection. Authentic Chinese New Year Almond Cookies; German Lebkuchen; (Christmas Spice Cookies); French Meringue Kisses; Italian Spumoni Ice Box Cookies; and Persian Pistachio Rice Cookies. (These are great for your gluten-free friends.) Students will take home a sample box of cookies. Light snacks will be served.

Julia HoyMonday, December 15 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00