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WINTER 2024 CLASS SCHEDULE 

 

 

 

TICKETS WILL LAUNCH THURSDAY DECEMBER 7TH AT NOON

TICKETS ARE SOLD PER PERSON.  

All Students will be paired in groups of two.

  • If you purchase a single ticket you will be paired with another student.
  • If you purchase two tickets you will be paired together.
  • If you purchase three tickets, two people will be paired together and one person will be paired with another student.

There is a maximum of 4 people per group attending together in a class in order to keep the class diverse. Thank you for understanding. 

 

Pies - Sour Cream Cherry Pie | $175

Baking the perfect pie is something every baker strives for. In this class we will take the fear away from working with pie dough and each make a beautiful Sour Cream Cherry Pie - one of the bake shop's more popular items. We will also try our hand at galettes, a quick hand pie that can be easily whipped up with whatever fruit you have in season. Lastly, it's not a pie class without talking about the dough its self. Each student will go home with some pie dough to continue baking pies at home. 

Recipes covered: 

  • Sour Cream Cherry Pie
  • Galettes (flavour can vary by season)
  • Butter Tarts
  • Easy-Mixer Pie Dough

Dates:

  • Thursday, January 4th | 6pm-9pm
  • Friday, January 5th | 6pm-9pm
  • Saturday, January 6th | 11am-2pm | 6pm-9pm

 

Lemon Meringue Cake | $175

In this class you will learn how to make a Duchess staff favourite. From the chiffon cake to the lemon cream, each step will be covered, including toasting the meringue. Each student will leave with a full-sized cake.

    Recipes covered: 

    • Chiffon Cake
    • Lemon Cream
    • Salted Caramel
    • Swiss Meringue

    Dates:

    • Wednesday, January 10th | 6pm-9pm
    • Thursday, January 11th | 6pm-9pm
    • Friday, January 12th | 6pm-9pm
    • Saturday, January 13th | 11am-2pm | 6pm-9pm

     

    Bread - Ciabatta & Country Loaf | $175

    The world of bread is unlimited. In this class we will continue our bread series and explore two new varieties of yeast raised bread products. We will discuss different kinds of yeast and have you become comfortable in making fresh bread from home. 

    Recipes covered: 

    • Ciabatta
    • Country Loaf

    Dates:

    • Tuesday, January 16th | 6pm-9pm
    • Wednesday, January 17th | 6pm-9pm
    • Thursday, January 18th | 6pm-9pm
    • Friday, January 19th | 6pm-9pm
    • Saturday, January 20th | 11am-2pm | 6pm-9pm

    Yeast Raised Doughnuts | $175

    Ever wanted to learn to make fresh, warm doughnuts at home? But are nervous about everything involved? Let us walk you through, step-by-step everything from mixing, to proofing, to frying so you can feel comfortable making these classic pastries at home. 

    Recipes covered: 

    • Yeast Raised Doughnuts
    • Pastry Cream
    • Various glazes & toppings

    Dates:

    • Monday, January 22nd | 6pm-9pm
    • Tuesday, January 23rd | 6pm-9pm
    • Friday, January 26th | 6pm-9pm
    • Saturday, January 27th | 11am-2pm | 6pm-9pm

     

    Bake Shop Favourites | $175

    In this class you’ll learn to make some of the Bake Shop’s most asked-about recipes. These recipes are sure to become your family's favourites as well.

    Recipes covered: 

    • Florentines
    • Key Lime Tart
    • Scones

    Dates:

    • Monday, January 29th | 6pm-9pm
    • Monday, February 5th | 6pm-9pm
    • Monday, February 12th | 6pm-9pm
    • Tuesday, February 13th | 6pm-9pm
    • Tuesday, February 20th | 6pm-9pm

     

    Confections | $175

    The best gifts are edible gifts! Learn to make soft chewy caramels, nougat & chocolate truffles. Take home a collection of candy ready to be gifted just in time for Valentine's Day. (This class is considered "gluten free", however we do have flour in the facility and cannot guarantee no cross contamination). 

    Recipes covered:

    • Soft Chewy Caramels
    • Nougat
    • Chocolate Truffles

    Dates:

    • Tuesday, January 30th | 6pm-9pm
    • Wednesday, January 31st | 6pm-9pm
    • Thursday, February 1st | 6pm-9pm
    • Friday, February 2nd | 6pm-9pm
    • Saturday, February 3rd | 11am-2pm | 6pm-9pm

     

    Josephine Tart | $175

    The Josephine Tart comes into Duchess Bake Shop every February and is one of the most popular tarts every year. In this class we will break down all the components of this classic tart. 

    Recipes covered: 

    • Pâte Sucrée
    • Pistachio Frangipane
    • Cherry Compote
    • Cream Cheese mousse

    Dates:

    • Tuesday, February 6th | 6pm-9pm
    • Wednesday, February 7th | 6pm-9pm
    • Thursday, February 8th | 6pm-9pm
    • Friday, February 9th | 6pm-9pm
    • Saturday, February 10th | 11am-2pm

     

    Duke Cake | $175

    The decadent chocolate Duke Cake is one of our best-selling items at Duchess Bake Shop. This cake may look intimidating, but in this class we will take you though each recipe step-by-step while you bake & decorate your own perfect Duke Cake. This class is for the chocolate lover, we will finish the class off with a chocolate tasting of some of our favourite Valrohna chocolates and talk about how chocolate is made. 

     Recipes covered: 

    • Dark Chocolate Cake
    • Duke Frosting
    • Salted Caramel
    • Dark chocolate glacage

    Dates:

    • Thursday, February 15th | 5:30pm-9pm
    • Saturday, February 17th | 11am-2:30pm

     *Please note that this class is 3.5 hours*

    Planning something special for Valentines day! February 14th, 16th & 17th | 5:30-9pm classes launching in January.

     

    Pies - Pear Blueberry Cheesecake Galette | $175

    There is so much more you can make with pie dough than just a pie. In this class we will take our classic Duchess pie dough and shape a delicious galette - a free formed, hand shaped cake. We will also make individual sized quiche and a banana cream pie. 

    Recipes covered: 

    • Pear Blueberry Cheesecake Galette
    • Easy-Mixer Pie dough
    • Quiche
    • Banana Cream Pie

    Dates:

    • Wednesday, February 21st | 6pm-9pm
    • Thursday, February 22nd | 6pm-9pm
    • Friday, February 23rd | 6pm-9pm
    • Saturday, February 24th | 11am-2pm | 6pm-9pm
    • *NEW DATE ADDED* Tuesday February, 27 | 6pm-9pm

     

    Baking - Beginners | $175

    This class was created to provide introductory baking knowledge as well as welcoming the next generation of Duchess Atelier Bakers into the kitchen. In this class we are going to teach you how to properly scale and prepare your recipes, and learn some basic baking techniques that you can use to feel more comfortable in your kitchen at home. 

    Recipes covered: 

    • Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies
    • Brownies
    • Salted Caramel
    • Humming Bird Loaf

    Dates:

    • Wednesday, February 28th | 6pm-9pm
    • Thursday, February 29th | 11am-2pm - Special teachers convention class
    • Thursday, February 29th | 6pm-9pm

    *Please note that in this class, adults & children (7 years old and older) are welcome.  Each adult & child will need their own ticket and will be paired together at one station. 

     

     

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