Cooking Class - Baking and Decorating Cakes

Learn how to bake and decorate Pinterest-worthy cakes in this fun and exciting culinary experience!

In this hands-on class with Chef Lauren, you will learn how to bake a classic buttermilk chocolate birthday cake and then learn three different techniques to decorate those cakes using fondant, molds, cookie cutters, piping tips, and more!

Once your cakes are baked, your blank canvas awaits. Chef Lauren will provide assistance and demonstrate a few decorating techniques, such as how to do a drip cake, but you have the freedom to be creative. Chef Lauren will also have a charcuterie and cheese board available to enjoy during the class.

Guests are welcome to bring wine and beer to enjoy during the class.

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Meal Courses 3
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Labels Baking, Beginner, Cake Decorating, Fun

Cozymeal guest reviews for other experiences with Chef Lauren

Jeremy M.

Jeremy

20 Jun 2019

Chef Lauren was very friendly and her chocolate cake was delicious.

Guest reviews for Chef Lauren

Daniel L.

Daniel L.

18 Jul 2019

My wife and I had a lovely date night with our friends at Lauren’s house. First off, her house is amazing and her kitchen is so large and open, we all had the room we needed to participate in cooking. Her dining room has a beautiful round natural wood table that seats up to ten people - so if you fear dining at a college kid’s apartment, you will be pleasantly surprised. When my wife first mentioned eating at someone else’s house, I honestly wasn’t that comfortable but Laure made us feel relaxed and welcome right away, starting with a homemade ginger drink she greeted us with at the door. We had music playing per our request and the atmosphere really helped both couples to engage and have fun. We made a NY sirloin with cross hatch marks, smashed roasted red potatoes and the best chocolate cake I have ever eaten. Lauren also had some appetizers waiting for us so we could eat while cooking. Lauren did a great job of teaching us proper technique and knife skills. Most importantly, we had a blast and my wife and I did something other than a dinner out and a movie. I would highly recommend this experience, we will never forget our evening and next time we are in town, we are definitely making a date night at Lauren’s house again.

Nancy

Nancy

18 Jul 2019

We had such a nice time at Lauren’s house. We felt so welcomed and the vibe was so relaxed and hospitable. Lauren was a great instructor, very patient, very informative and demonstrated each step clearly. My girlfriends and I made a delicious summer tomato and onion tart with a farmer’s market salad and an out-of-this world rhubarb and strawberry pudding cake - everything was exceptional. Best part, I was able to replicate this menu for my husband who was shocked I didn’t secretly buy everything from a five-star restaurant. We can’t wait to do this again, it was a great girls’ retreat

Meet your chef

Chef Lauren
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After earning a master’s degree in clinical psychology and working as a licensed therapist, Chef Lauren decided it was time for a career change. She then received the prestigious Julia Child Scholarship and her new culinary career blossomed. Chef Lauren has since worked as a private chef, pastry chef, food blogger, and with an organization providing families with the skills to stretch their food budgets and cook healthy meals.

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