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Cakes & Cupcakes
Learn to make a delicious cake. We will pair the cake or cupcake baking lesson with lessons on making fillings and frostings.
Learn the Italian Meringue method of making macarons. You will make the beautifully colored shells and premium fillings, build your delicious confections and take home a large box (approximately 36) of macarons.
Take your cookie baking to the next level. With all of our cookie lessons students take home a HUGE box of cookies to share .. or not!
Learn to make light and airy lady fingers that you will dip in premium espresso. You will layer in delicious, creamy mascarpone filling and top with fine Belgian cocoa powder. This lesson is for adults only as we use mocha liqueur in this recipe.
We will teach you to make a butter book and to laminate dough. You will make
plain and chocolate croissants that are so buttery and delicious it will be worth all
the effort. This class is 6.5 hours in length spread over 2 days.
Learn to make soft pillowy donuts that are fried and dipped in several different toppings (vanilla glaze, fruit flavored glaze and cinnamon sugar sprinkle). Students take home a large box of donuts.
Eclairs & Cream Puffs
Learn to make eclairs and cream puffs with firm shells that are easy to fill and dip into a glaze. In this class we make a chocolate pastry cream filling, a whipped cream filling, apricot glaze, chocolate glaze and vanilla whipped cream topping. Students take home a large box of these absolutely delicious confections.
Learn to make either sweet, braided challah, French baguette, Fougasse, Focaccia, or sour dough bread. With the sour dough class we will even give you some sour dough starter that is over 100 years old so that you can make more at home!
For students who are serious about French Pastry, we have a 2-day, six hour class on making these fabulous and beautiful French desserts.
Pastry: Pies & Tarts
Choose your favorite pie or tart and learn to make a tender, flakey crust and delicious filling.
Cakes & Cupcakes
Learn to make a delicious cake. Choose your favorite cake (or select cupcakes) from the following lessons.
- Biscuit (pronounced bis-kwee), this is a French sponge. We suggest you start here.
- Génoise (hot and cold process)
- Sacher Torte
- Gluten-free Vanilla and fruit flavors
- Flourless (gluten-free) Chocolate
We will pair the cake or cupcake baking lesson with lessons on making fillings and frostings.
Fillings may include: pastry cream, mousse, cremeux, truffle (dark, milk or white chocolate), or citrus cream (lemon, lime, orange or grapefruit)
Cooked frostings will include either Swiss, Italian, French and German buttercream. We also teach American cold-process frostings and cream cheese based frostings (plain or flavored).
We will teach you to make a butter book and to laminate dough. You will make plain and chocolate croissants that are so buttery and delicious it will be worth all the effort. This class is 6.5 hours in length spread over 2 days (1.5 hours on day one and 5 hours on day two).
On day two there is a 2 hour window while the croissants are proofing to fit in another (2-hour) lesson of your choice, such as Cookies.
Pastry: Pies & Tarts
Learn to make a tender, flakey crust and delicious filling.
Choose your favorite pie or tart from one of the following lessons:
Cherry Pie with two fillings, almond cream and cherry-Kirsch with a Pâte à Foncer dough, topped with a rum streusel (this lesson is for adults only)
Lemon Meringue Pie made with a short crust called Pâte Sablée
Apple Pie with a tender sweet crust
Salted Caramel Chocolate Tarts
Welcome to our kitchen.
By appointment only
Teaching kitchen is located in Forest Hills
Nashville, TN 37215