Online Baking Class - Cake Decorating and Assembly

Join Chef Peter and learn how to assemble and decorate a classic mocha layer cake.

During this live and interactive online class with Chef Peter, you'll learn how to prepare all the elements of a classic mocha layer cake as well as the art of assembly and decoration to create a showstopper of a cake. Chef Peter will walk you through each and every step of assembly using your homemade sponge cake, coffee simple syrup, and crème anglaise buttercream. Once assembled, you'll learn a variety of decoration and piping techniques.

  • Cooking class is fully interactive.
  • Chef accompanies you throughout the entire process.
  • Ask as many questions as you want!
  • Recipes Recipe links are sent in your booking confirmation.
  • Ingredients Ingredients can be adapted for dietary restrictions or lack of availability and can be delivered by your preferred local grocer with the link below.
  • Technology Connect with the chef using Zoom on your computer, tablet or mobile device.
  • Class Participation Chime in with questions through audio or chat. Use of video is optional.
  • Class Size
    Public class sizes are between 4 to 20 connections to provide an opportunity for all guests to participate and ask questions. Private classes can accommodate up to 498 guests.
  • Event Duration 75 minutes
  • Labels Baking, Cake Baking, Cake Decorating, Fun, Mother's Day


All-purpose flour
Baking powder
Coffee beans
Strong coffee or espresso

Kitchen Equipment

Small saucepan
Measuring cups and spoons
Mortar and pestle
Mixer with beaters or whisk attachment (stand or hand held)
Large mixing bowl
Small mixing bowls
Strainer or sifter
Heatproof plastic spatula or wooden spoon
Serrated 10" or 12" knife or wire cake slicer
Medium 7-8" icing spatula
14" pastry bag
Star tip number 3 or 4
Optional tools: Small 4" icing spatula, large 10-12" icing spatula, cake comb and plastic bowl scraper

Reviews guests left for this experience



09 Jan 2021

Great class! We had a lot of fun and learned some helpful techniques.



09 Jan 2021

This was a really fun way to up my cake decorating skills!



08 Dec 2020

Fantastic work- thank you for accommodating!

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At just 18 years old, Chef Peter’s culinary career slowly began to rise to prominence just like the bread he made at a renowned bakery in Capitola, CA. Since then, Chef Peter has curated an impressive résumé, including owning his own bakery, developing and commercializing artisan breads and pastries for large-scale bakeries, and teaching classes for the Culinary Institute of America, the California Culinary Academy, and more.

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