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We are your retail baking and cake decorating supply boutique with an extensive inventory of cake and pastry supplies, tools for candy making, and unique cookie cutters.
Small classes with trained professionals makes for fun learning!
Paid Pre-Registration is required to attend all classes.  Class fees are non refundable and/or transferable. Classes with low enrollment may be rescheduled to allow for increased participation  Please check your schedule carefully to ensure that you are able to participate in your preferred lesson. If you require additional information please email us. 
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We have a unique and insightful approach to home baking, whether it's for a hobby or with a view to running your own baking business.  


We offer a variety of demos, baking and cake decorating classes that range from beginner to advanced levels. Learn to decorate your cakes, cookies, and confections like a pro. 


If you have any questions regarding our cake decorating classes or would like more information, please click on the button below.

We can also accommodate Private Sessions with 2  or more students. Please contact us for more information.

Most classes are BYOB for participants 21 & up.


french macarons
Roll, Cut and Decorate your way to cookie greatness

We will use flow in icing to create beautifully smooth and delicious roll out cookies 
 
In these hands on culinary experiences all materials are included for use in class and 
children take home what they make.  Each lesson includes a hands-on lesson on ingredients, sanitation, organization and cooking techniques.
These sessions are for mature youth interested in baking.  Registered children must be able to listen, follow directions, and work in a team setting.  Some homework may be required. 
Students over the maximum participation will be wait listed. 
2018 Adult Schedule More is On The Way
2018 Youth Classes
March  2018
Kids in the Kitchen: Brilliant Breakfasts: 
Muffins

They always tell us that breakfast is the most important meal of the day don’t they? 

Cakewalk Chicago is gonna show you how to make it the most delicious meal of the day too! In this lesson we’re focusing on delicious muffins. 

(It's like having cupcakes for breakfast.  Don't tell Mom though)  

You’ll whip up whole grain pancakes, Refrigerator muffins. This recipe allows you to bake muffins up freshly each morning. You’ll learn the ins and outs of the “muffin method and how to change up your recipes to include your favorite treats. 


Join Cakewalk Chicago for a fun filled lesson. 
Paid Pre-registration is required.
Cost: $55 per child
4 student minimum - 6 student maximum
Ages 8+




January  2018

Kids in the Kitchen: Pan Cookies!
Pan Cookies are better than cakes for so many reasons.

1. Pan cookies are awesome. GINORMOUS!

2. You probably already have everything you need at home         to make them.

3. They can be decorated for any special occasion.

4. They are classically delicious. (Who doesn’t like a cookie? … Don’t tell us. We don’t really want to know.)

5. Because we said so! 


Join Cakewalk Chicago for a fun filled lesson. 
Paid Pre-registration is required.
Cost: $55 per child
4 student minimum - 6 student maximum
Ages 8+

April  2018
Kids in the Kitchen: Brilliant Breakfasts: 
Pancake/Waffle Mix

They always tell us that breakfast is the most important meal of the day don’t they? 

Cakewalk Chicago is gonna show you how to make it the most delicious meal of the day too! In this lesson we’re focusing whipping up melt in your mouth pancakes.  This recipe is an all natural mix that you can have on hand for any occasion. 



Join Cakewalk Chicago for a fun filled lesson. 
Paid Pre-registration is required.
Cost: $55 per child
4 student minimum - 6 student maximum
Ages 8+

February 2018

Kids in the Kitchen: Brilliant Breakfasts: 
Biscuits and Irish Soda Bread Scones

They always tell us that breakfast is the most important meal of the day don’t they? 

Cakewalk Chicago is gonna show you how to make it the most delicious meal of the day too! In this lesson we’re focusing on Flaky Biscuits and delicious scones. (mini Irish Soda Bread Style Fun)


Join Cakewalk Chicago for a fun filled lesson. ​
Paid Pre-registration is required.
Cost: $55 per child
4 student minimum -  6 student maximum
Ages 8+


4th Saturday of the Month  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Gift Certificates Available
Have a class in mind? Email your suggestion to us.
Cakewalk Chicago Essentials

Classes to get your started on the road to amazing sugar crafting.

Pricing Fundamentals

New year.  New Start.  New plans.  Accurate Pricing.

 How to figure out your recipe cost as the starting point to setting prices for your growing baking business. 

Bring your most popular recipe. 
(no one will see it but you.)

Saturday, January 20th
1:15 pm -2:15 pm
$37.00

Pricing Class
Cakewalk Chicago Essentials

Classes to get your started on the road to amazing sugar crafting.

Layer Cake 101

New year.  New Start.  New plans.  Delicious!

Ingredient function, mixing methods, temps.
It all plays a role in creating moist, tender, delicious cakes. In this hands on class you will measure, mix and bake your way to awesome layer cakes. We use a tested recipe that is a wonderful secret to our baking arsenal so the class is limited to 5 students.

Saturday Afternoon 
February 3, 2018 1:30 pm -3:30 pm
Fee: $97.00
Class is limited to 5 students

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2018 Teen Classes
3rd Saturday of the Month  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
​February 2018

Kids in the Kitchen: Chocolate Chip Pan Cookies!
Pan Cookies are better than cakes for so many reasons.

1. Pan cookies are awesome. GINORMOUS!

2. You probably already have everything you need at home to make them.

3. They can be decorated for any special occasion.

4. They are classically delicious. (Who doesn’t like a cookie? … Don’t tell us. We don’t really want to know.)

5. Because we said so! 

6. Perfect for any occasion

Join Cakewalk Chicago for a fun filled lesson. 
Paid Pre-registration is required.
Cost: $55 per student
4 student minimum - 6 student maximum
Ages 13+




March 2018

Kids in the Kitchen: Brilliant Breakfasts: 
Pancake/Waffle Mix

They always tell us that breakfast is the most important meal of the day don’t they? 

Cakewalk Chicago is gonna show you how to make it the most delicious meal of the day too! In this lesson we’re focusing whipping up melt in your mouth pancakes.  This recipe is an all natural mix that you can have on hand for any occasion. 



Join Cakewalk Chicago for a fun filled lesson. 
Paid Pre-registration is required.
Cost: $55 per student
4 student minimum - 6 student maximum
Ages 13+

April  2018
Teens in the Kitchen: Cupcake Madness

Cupcakes from scratch? Yes Please!
Measure Mix and Bake your way into some afternoon fun.  Then use decadent buttercream to finish your masterpiece


Join Cakewalk Chicago for a fun filled lesson. 
Paid Pre-registration is required.
Cost: $65 per student
4 student minimum - 6 student maximum
Ages 13+

In these hands on culinary experiences all materials are included for use in class and 
children take home what they make.  Each lesson includes a hands-on lesson on ingredients, sanitation, organization and cooking techniques.
These sessions are for mature youth interested in baking.  Registered children must be able to listen, follow directions, and work in a team setting.  Some homework may be required. 
Students over the maximum participation will be wait listed. 
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Rose Cupcakes -  Buttercream
Learn to create exceptional buttercream roses in just one session! Whether you wish to be the toast of the tea party, or plan to set up a business or just want to master one of the most requested decorations, this class will deliver. Pipe perfect swirls, then,  decorate a dozen cupcakes with buttercream and take them home to eat or brag as desired!

This class focuses on advancing your decorating skills, but it is suitable for all levels. Your session will consist of:
Piping
* You will learn how to pipe a variety of  swirls and tops 
* You will practice creating buttercream roses
All ingredients and equipment for the day are provided, you do not need to bring anything with you! 
Cakewalk Chicago Essentials
Cupcake Decorating
This class focuses solely on the decorative side of cupcake making. This class advances your decorating skills, and is suitable for all levels. 

Garden Cupcakes - Buttercream
You will gain confidence with using buttercream to make a wide range of sugar flowers, including hydrangea, pansies, daisies and roses. Learn how to master simple and effective techniques to make your flowers 'pop' and stand out from the crowd
Once decorated, you will lovingly embellish your cupcakes with flowers before travelling home to be met with the inevitable 'oohs' and 'aahs' of your friends and family. 
You will go home with ...
* 12 beautiful and elegantly decorated cupcakes 
* Confidence in working with buttercream to make flowers     by hand
All ingredients and equipment for the day are provided, you do not need to bring anything with you! 

Cakewalk Chicago Essentials
Cupcake Decorating
This class focuses solely on the decorative side of cupcake making. This class advances your decorating skills, and is suitable for all levels. 

Cakewalk Chicago Essentials
Cupcake Decorating
This class focuses solely on the decorative side of cupcake making. This class advances your decorating skills, and is suitable for all levels. 

Roses and flowers - Gumpaste
* Use Gumpaste for making life size roses and a variety of smaller flowers 
* Work with food colors to create beautiful  color palettes 
* Work with jewel and luster dust to achieve elegant effects 
* Gain confidence with using a variety of cutters to make a wide range of sugar flowers 
Buttercream and fondant decorating
* You will be taught how to confidently pipe swirls 
You will go home with ...
* 12 beautiful and elegantly decorated cupcakes 
* A realistic, life-size sugar rose and the all the skills required to make many more
All ingredients and equipment for the day are provided, you do not need to bring anything with you! 



Saturday Afternoon 
January 27, 2018 1:30 pm -3:30 pm
Fee: $67.00

Saturday Afternoon 
February 24, 2018 1:30 pm -3:30 pm
Fee: $67.00

Saturday Afternoon 
March 10, 2018 1:30 pm -3:30 pm
Fee: $67.00

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Cakewalk Chicago Essentials
Cookie Decorating
This class focuses on the decorative side of roll out cookie making and decorating. This class advances your decorating skills, and is suitable for all levels. 

Saturday Afternoon 
March 17, 2018 1:30 pm -3:30 pm
Fee: $67.00

Cakewalk Chicago Essentials
Cake Decorating  Buttercream
This class focuses on using buttercream to decorate Layer Cakes. This class advances your decorating skills, and is suitable for all levels. 

It's a Birthday Cake Bootcamp! Buttercream is the foundation of any great decorated cake.  Icing a cake, writing in icing, and borders.  We will teach you secrets to creating a beautifully smooth base for your awesome designs.  
Saturday Afternoon 
March 31, 2018 1:30 pm -3:30 pm
Fee: $67.00

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Chocolate Shoe Shoe Class
Fun, Fun, Fun!  BYOB and join us for an awesome evening.  Being Fashionable Never tasted this good!
Friday, January 19, 2018 6:15 pm -8:30 pm
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