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Dessert Classes Coming up in Washington DC and Online

Unfortunately, no classes in-person in Washington DC have spots left, but 7 classes live online are available.

French Macaron Step-by-Step Class

The Good Food Project @ Virtual Classroom

Beautiful, delicate, and delicious, french macarons are way beyond ordinary cookies in flavors inspired by our favorite desserts. Whether you've tried to make them before and had some challenges, or never tried to make them but just love to eat them, this is the workshop for you! In this virtual hands-on workshop, you'll make, flavor, pipe, bake, and fill a gorgeous batch of French macarons! We will discuss the ingredients that go into making...

Saturday Jun 3rd, 9–10:30am Mountain Time

Virtual Cook Along: French Pastries Workshop

The Chopping Block Lincoln Square @ Virtual Classroom

Learn how to create these awe-inspiring pastries from the comfort of your own home in this 2-hour intensively interactive virtual cook along. With our chef as your guide, you’ll learn just how approachable these impressive desserts really are. Menu: Cinnamon-Sugar Palmiers Cream Puffs with Pastry Cream and Chocolate Glaze Skills covered in class: Working with puff pastry Making pâte à choux Preparing custard Using cornstarch as...

Sunday Jun 4th, 11am–1pm Central Time


Chocolate Truffles

Food Craft @ Live Online

No-bake vegetarian chocolate experience Moments are best spent together with delectable sweets from an all-inclusive virtual demo of our chocolate truffle-making class. Create your own 3 varieties of truffles with no baking required and learn chocolate-making techniques the easiest way! Your Menu: Honey Figs Truffle Oreo Coconut Truffle Cinnamon Coconut Truffle What You'll Learn: Three Truffle Recipes Chocolate Making Techniques What's...

Tuesday Jun 13th, 9am–11pm Eastern Time

Summer Pie Workshop

Home Cooking New York @ Virtual Classroom

Knowing how to make a pie is a cornerstone skill. We think it is something everyone should know how to make because it is the truest culinary example of love. You don't make a pie for someone you don't care for deeply.  A pie takes time. It is a meditation on butter, flour, fruit, sugar, and temperature (the cold needed for a good crust, the hot needed for a flaky result). We'll show you everything you need to know to make a successful pie,...

Sunday Jul 16th, 1–2:30pm Eastern Time

Cookie Decorating

Food Craft @ Live Online

Freshly baked & customizable cookies to fit your occasion A shared virtual experience curated for any age, this cookie decorating class is your go-to event for any season to learn decorating techniques and have fun! Have it any theme you want, we'll have it arranged for you, just the way you like it!​ Theme January - Lunar New Year February - Valentine's Day March - St. Patrick April - Easter​ *We do not offer Gluten-Free and Vegan...

Monday Jun 19th, 9am–11pm Eastern Time

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Blind Tasting Bubbles, Botrytis & Fortified Wines

San Francisco Wine School @ Online

Master Sommelier David Glancy helps students tackle the most challenging flights of sparkling wines, fortified wines and non-fortified dessert wines. Learn to identify the similarities and differences in each wine and discuss the major regions and styles globally. Decipher what differences are derived from grape variety, terroir, vineyard practices, winemaking or aging. This workshop is part of the Advanced Blind Tasting program. Requirements...

Monday Jun 12th, 10am–12:30pm Pacific Time

Plant Based Milks

Teaching Table @ Virtual Classroom

Learn to make your own plant based milks from scratch. We will cover everything from pumpkin and flax to cashews and oats. Choose your own easy-to-find ingredients and apply our simple 3-step method to a variety of fresh plant based milks. You’ll not only be able to choose the appropriate techniques for the different seeds, grains and nuts but you’ll understand how to get varied consistencies and produce unique blends. You’ll also understand...

Wednesday May 31st, 8–9:30pm Eastern Time

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Something Special Holiday Desserts

The Kitchen Studio Cooking School @ 5301 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick, MD 21704

Impress your family and friends with these tasty and fun desserts perfect for the holidays! You’ll make a gorgeous tart, upscale cupcakes, perfect creme brûlée, and learn how to make a rolled and filled cake. Menu includes: Pumpkin Spice Creme Brûlée Peppermint Mocha Swiss Roll Cranberry Apple Pecan Tart Mini Sacher Torte Cupcakes Techniques – Custard Making, Rolled Sponge Cake, Tart Dough

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Festive Fall Pies

CocuSocial Cooking Classes @ 2000 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20006

Feeling festive this Fall? Looking for a fun way to add a homemade dessert to your Thanksgiving table? Look no further! No holiday feast is complete until you have had a slice or two of your favourite pie so let us teach you how to bake the perfect one! In this seasonal class, our experienced Chef Instructor will guide you step-by-step through the technical processes of perfecting the classic pie with its flaky crust and luscious fillings featuring...

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Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Cake

Milk Bar @ 1525 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20005

If you were majoring in dangerously delicious desserts, this class would be mandatory. Ours is totally voluntary. Here, you'll take one of our favorite snacktime standbys—chocolate-covered pretzels—and give them the Milk Bar treatment. Build layers of double chocolate chip cake, dulce de leche, and pretzel crumbs, then amp it all up with pretzel cheesecake and dulce de leche frosting to create the ultimate bite. You'll walk away from class with...

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Bake the Book Series: Pretzel Cake & Truffles

Milk Bar @ 1525 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20005

We’re all about that salty – sweet combo in our desserts - so we’re dedicating an entire class to one of our most beloved cakes! learn how layers of pretzel cake, chocolate stout ganache, pretzel crumbs and burnt honey frosting team up to become our pretzel cake! while we’re at it, we’ll also show you how to make our pretzel cake truffles, too!  By the end of class, you’ll have your own 6″ cake & cake truffles to take home!...

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Chocolate Tasting

The Chocolate House @ 1904 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

This 90-minute class will introduce you to the rich history of chocolate, the cultivation of theobroma cacao, the process behind manufacturing artisan and fine chocolate. After learning about the background of chocolate you will explore numerous flavor profiles through smelling & tasting exercises that will give you a fresh understanding of flavor & aroma in fine food. Finally, test your new-found chocolate knowledge on 8 artisan chocolates...

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Caramel Apple and Caramel Corn

YMCA of Metropolitan Washington @ 1325 W St NW, Washington, DC 20009

No need to go to the fair anymore when you can learn to make your own caramel apples and caramel corn.

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Apple Pie Cake

Milk Bar @ 1525 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20005

Our ode to the classic involves brown butter and cinnamon cake, apple cider, brown butter cheesecake, apple compote, pie crumbs and pie frosting, combined with some serious back-to-school, fall-harvest feels. This beauty makes a stellar house party debut- she’ll knock your host’s argyle socks right off. Take home a 6 inch Apple Pie Cake along with a dozen Apple Pie Cake Truffles because.... why not? WHAT TO WEAR Comfortable, closed-toe shoes....

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Truffle Making

The Chocolate House @ 1904 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

This 2 hour hands-on class will give you the skills to work with chocolate in the kitchen as well as make classic hand-rolled chocolate truffles. ​  Working in groups of 2 or 3, you will choose your desired flavorings from seasonal fresh herbs and fine extracts and transform fine chocolate and fresh cream into hand rolled truffles. Class instruction covers basic chocolate knowledge, infusing flavors into cream and chocolate, basic ganache...

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Birthday Cake

Milk Bar @ 1525 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20005

What’s that incredible smell coming from the kitchen? Nostalgia. Here, you’ll build your own 6” Milk Bar B’day cake. Learn how to layer vanilla funfetti cake, frosting and crumbs with your favorite childhood flavors and complete the look with our unfrosted, peek-a-boo sides. Then, turn your cake scraps into scrumptious little B’day truffles. But don’t stash them in your locker! Take home all your hard work. Please Note: This is not...

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Gingerbread Party

Cork Market and Tasting Room @ 1805 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

Cork Market's Seventh Annual Community Gingerbread House Decorating Party

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Hydrangea: Sugar Flowers

Julia Fedorova Cakes Corp @ 1020 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20036

This class is for All levels. You will learn: How to make different petals and leaves using Sweet Art Master veiners, cutters and gum paste. How to use molds. How to achieve correct colors. How to make botanically correct arrangement. The class includes a lot of tricks and tips to reach perfect result. All tools and supplies will be provided for use in class ONLY.

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Marvelous Macarons

The Kitchen Studio Cooking School @ 5301 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick, MD 21704

Macarons, delicate little French almond cookie sandwiches, are all the rage, but can be quite challenging to perfect. Join our cookie queen Caroline McAllister and she teaches you how to make macaron at home.  Macaron flavors include: Tiramisu Pistachio Cream Lemon with Raspberry Cream Techniques – Working with meringue, piping, essential macaron techniques, buttercream All adult classes are BYOB/BYOW. Please plan to drink responsi...

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Cake Decorating: Fall Celebration Cake

The Kitchen Studio Cooking School @ 5301 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick, MD 21704

This fall, learn to decorate a simple cake to look just like the pros. You’ll frost and decorate a two-layer cake similar to the cake pictured (credit for this photo is unknown). You’ll learn the skills to wow your family and friends and recreate for your own holiday table. Each student will take their decorated cake home. Techniques: Layering cake, crumb coating, frosting, decorations.

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Gourmet Caramel Apples

The Kitchen Studio Cooking School @ 5301 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick, MD 21704

Slip into fall with fancy gourmet caramel apples. In this class, we’ll teach you how to prepare the most delicious caramel for dipping the apples, then teach you how to properly coat the apples and decorate with loads of yummy toppings. Each student will take two caramel apples home to enjoy. All adult classes are BYOB/BYOW. Please plan to drink responsibly.

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Chocolate Raspberry Jam Cake

Milk Bar @ 1525 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20005

Be our Valentine? For a limited time only, come jam with us in the classroom and learn how we create this extra-special V’Day layer cake, complete with rich chocolate-chocolate chip cake, fluffy raspberry frosting, crunchy chocolate crumbs, and the jammiest raspberry jam there is.  We’ll also teach you how to turn your cake scraps into fudgy, fruity truffles — a major bonus exclusive to this class! Take home everything you make.

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