Cooking, Foods, Herbs, and Fun
Cake Decorating Classes
This course will introduce you to the world of decorating using buttercream for projects ranging from cupcakes to cakes for any and every occasion. During the class, students will learn the difference in icing consistency and why it is important, how to fill and use a decorating bag, different tips and how to pipe them, how to decorate a cupcake, how to make buttercream flowers, and how to level, torte, fill, and ice a cake...and more!
This class is designed to take students that have basic buttercream skills to the next level of decorating skill. Learn about tip families, how to use one tip to get five different techniques, how to pipe borders and embellishments, how to make pretty piped bouquets, beautiful cupcakes and more! There will be supplies needed for this class, which can be forwarded to you at the time of registration. Pre-requisite: Buttercream 101 or equivalent knowledge.
|Oct 14-Nov 4||Mon||6:00 PM-8:00 PM||G. Peek||East Campus Room 1209||$50||106216|
This class is for students who have mastered the basic buttercream class, know how to successfully level, torte and ice a cake, and are ready for the next level of decorating skills. This class will cover customized cake design, tall cakes, unicorn cakes (and their cousins), stacked cakes, floral, painting with buttercream and more! There will be supplies needed for this class, which can be forwarded to you at the time of registration. Pre-requisite: Buttercream 102 or equivalent knowledge.
|Jan 14-Feb 18||Tue||6:00 PM-8:00 PM||G. Peek||East Campus Room 1209||$75||106277|
Homemade Dog Food and Specialty Treats
Is your dog a picky eater? Well, your pup won’t be able to resist these yummy homemade dog food recipes. They are well-balanced to meet your dog’s nutritional needs and versatile to allow for allergies, dislikes, or seasonal issues. Your pup will think they are Royalty when they are served this for a meal! We will also explore treats that will not only taste good but serve a purpose, such as: flea fighting, allergy and itching, bad breath, inflammation/joints and grain-free options. If you are looking for natural ways to help your pet, then you are “barking up the right tree” with this class! Your pet will “woof” down these treats and “shake” your hand for “being and good boy/girl” and learning how to make these for them. In the words of my pet: “Bow Wow!”
|Oct 3-Oct 24||Thu||6:00 PM-8:00 PM||G. Peek||East Campus Room 1209||$60||106221|
Intro to Fondant, Gum Paste, and Gum Paste Flowers
Students will learn and develop skills working with fondant and gumpaste. Skills learned will include: how to cover a cake with fondant, make embossed fondant cupcakes toppers, and how to paint on fondant. We will then start out making simple flowers such as the calla lily, carnation, daisy, and rose, as well as the calax and leaves. Later in the course, we will progress into more advanced gumpaste floral techniques such as the Peony, succulents, and more. This course required attention to detail but the results will leave you beautiful, life-like looking floral creations that will make any cake look amazing!
|Sep 10-Oct 29||Tue||6:00 PM-8:00 PM||G. Peek||East Campus Room 1209||$80||106220|
Pupcakes and Doggy Treats
Do you love to give your “fur baby” yummy treats but aren’t sure what you are actually feeding them? This class will teach you how to take a few simple ingredients and make “paws”-itively irresistible treats for your pup! Pupcakes are a special treat and oh so easy to make and, you can eat them too! Come “sit” and “stay” in this class and you will “fetch” some great recipes and skills to make your pup “roll-over” and “beg”! Items being made in this class will consist of a variety of types of treats from hard and crunchy to frozen goodies and also grain-free options.
|Oct 1-Oct 22||Tue||10:00 AM-12:00 PM||G. Peek||East Campus Room 1209||$60||106275|
For questions about these courses contact Cheri Toney at firstname.lastname@example.org;
to register you may email Cheri Toney at email@example.com or register with Online Instant Enrollment.
For further information you may contact the Continuing Education Department at (828) 327-7037.