Please note that effective September 20th, Duchess Atelier will require proof of vaccination for all class participants

Winter Class Schedule

Our teaching kitchen is equipped with 4 double stations and 2 single stations. When purchasing tickets you will be able to select either a double ticket (two people), or a single ticket (1 person). 

Bake Shop Favourites 
Single $140 / Double $270

In this class you’ll learn to make some of the Bake Shop’s most asked-about recipes and hear the stories behind our most popular desserts. Each student will try their hand at making financiers, scones and the ever-popular key lime tart. 

Tuesday, March 8th | 6pm-9pm 
Wednesday, March 9th | 6pm-9pm 
Thursday, March 10th | 6pm-9pm 
Friday, March 11th | 6pm-9pm 
Saturday, March 12th | 10am-1pm 

Brioche  
Single $140 / Double $270
This rich and buttery dough is always a breakfast favourite! In this class, you will learn how to make the basic dough while exploring its versatility and endless possibilities. We will also cover fillings, and students will get to make the Bake Shop’s famous brioche pépin.   

Wednesday, January 5th | 6pm-9pm 
Thursday, January 6th | 6pm-9pm 
Friday, January 7th | 6pm-9pm 
Saturday, January 8th | 10am-1pm 

Duchess Cake
Single $145 / Double $280
Our signature Duchess cake, with its beautiful green marzipan dome, is a delight to make. In this class you will be guided through all the steps to making this cake, including the pastry cream filling, shaping the dome, and making the little marzipan rose to go on top. Each student will leave with a full-sized cake to take home and share with family and friends.  

Wednesday, February 23rd | 6pm-9pm 
Thursday, February 24th | 6pm-9pm 
Friday, February 25th | 6pm-9pm 
Saturday, February 26th | 10am-1pm

Duke Cake
Single $145 / Double $280
The decadent chocolate Duke cake is one of our bestselling items at Duchess Bake Shop. In this class you will be guided through all four steps to making this cake. Each student will leave with a full-sized cake to take home and share with family and friends.   

Tuesday, February 8th | 6pm-9pm 
Wednesday, February 9th | 6pm-9pm 
Thursday, February 10th | 6pm-9pm 
Friday, February 11th | 6pm-9pm 
Saturday, February 12th | 10am-1pm 

Lemon Meringue Cake 
Single $145 / Double $280 
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 to share with family and friends. 

Tuesday, February 15th | 6pm-9pm 
Wednesday, February 16th | 6pm-9pm 
Thursday, February 17th | 6pm-9pm 
Friday, February 18th | 6pm-9pm 
Saturday, February 19th | 10am-1pm

Macaron Basics  
Single $135 / Double $260
Our biggest seller at Duchess Bake Shop, French macarons can be quite tricky to make at home—and in this class we let you in on our best tips and tricks for turning out great macarons. You will learn to make a basic macaron shell as well as salted caramel (our most popular filling!). Each student will take home about a dozen macarons. 

Tuesday, January 18th | 6pm-9pm 
Wednesday, January 19th | 6pm-9pm 
Thursday, January 20th | 6pm-9pm 
Friday, January 21st | 6pm-9pm 
Saturday, January 22nd | 10am-1pm 
Tuesday, March 15th | 6pm-9pm 
Wednesday, March 16th | 6pm-9pm 
Thursday, March 17th | 6pm-9pm 
Tuesday, March 29th | 6pm-9pm 

Macarons Advanced
Single $145 / Double $280
Now that you’ve mastered macaron batter, it’s time to go beyond the simple filled cookie. In this class, you will expand your macaron repertoire by making marshmallow macarons (a staff favourite!) and your own macaron-gâteau to bring home. *Prerequisite: the Macaron Basics class. 

Friday, March 18th  6pm-9pm 
Saturday, March 19th 10am-1pm

More Pies
Single $145 / Double $280
Do you want more practice on working with pie dough or more ideas on how to use it? This class is a follow-up to our Pie Basics class. With pie dough being as versatile as it is, we wanted to give you a chance to explore some of the things that you can make with it other than traditional pies. In this class we will cover pie cookies and handheld pies, galettes, and quiche.  

Tuesday, March 22nd | 6pm-9pm 
Wednesday, March 23rd | 6pm-9pm 
Thursday, March 24th | 6pm-9pm 
Friday, March 25th | 6pm-9pm 
Saturday, March 26th | 10am-1pm 

Pâte à Choux
Single $140 / Double $270 
Knowing how to make pâte à choux, the dough used to make éclairs and cream puffs, is a great fundamental skill to have in your back pocket. In this class, you’ll gain confidence in making and piping pâte à choux. You’ll also learn how to make classic pastry cream and get to fill and decorate the choux you made.  

Tuesday, January 11th | 6pm-9pm 
Wednesday, January 12th | 6pm-9pm 
Thursday, January 13th | 6pm-9pm 
Friday, January 14th | 6pm-9pm 
Saturday, January 15th |10am-1pm

Pâte à Choux Advanced
Single $145 / Double $280
Now that you've mastered the pâte à choux dough, it's time to try your hand at some more elaborate desserts! In this class you'll learn how to make a pâte à choux wreath as well as the famed St.Honoré. Your teacher will also demonstrate how to make a croquembouche (for those of you brave enough to try one at home!). ***Prerequisite: Pâte à Choux Basics

Wednesday, March 30th | 6pm-9pm 
Thursday, March 31st | 6pm-9pm

Pie Basics
Single $145 / Double $280  
Conquer your fear of making pie dough and become a pie wizard! In this class we teach you how easy it is to achieve the perfect pie dough and reveal our tips and tricks for baking delicious pies everyone will come running back for. You will take home a full pie as well as the pie dough you make.   

Tuesday, January 25th | 6pm-9pm 
Wednesday, January 26th | 6pm-9pm 
Thursday, January 27th | 6pm-9pm 
Friday, January 28th | 6pm-9pm 
Saturday, January 29th | 10am-1pm 
Tuesday, March 1st | 6pm-9pm 
Wednesday, March 2nd | 6pm-9pm 
Thursday, March 3rd | 6pm-9pm 
Friday, March 4th | 6pm-9pm 
Saturday, March 5th | 10am-1pm 

Tart Basics  
Single $145 / Double $280
The classic French tart is part of any pastry chef’s basic repertoire. In this class you’ll learn how to make pâte sucrée, the pastry that is the fundamental element in a French-style tart, and how to use it to line a tart pan. Different fillings and flavour ideas will also be covered. You’ll get to make your own tart to take home to wow your family and friends. 

Tuesday, February 1st | 6pm-9pm 
Wednesday, February 2nd | 6pm-9pm 
Thursday, February 3rd | 6pm-9pm 
Friday, February 4th | 6pm-9pm 
Saturday, February 5th | 10am1pm