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"Great British Bake Off" Classics

Home Cooking New York @ 158 Grand St, New York, NY 10013

Who doesn't love the Great British Bake Off? We are huge fans ourselves, so we decided to recreate the famed tent in our own SoHo kitchen, minus the competitive element. Instead we'll drink tea together while learning the techniques behind some of the show's greatest hits. Victoria Sandwich Cake (with raspberry jam or lemon curd) Classic Swiss Roll (chocolate genoise roll with whipped cream) Savory Scones with British Condiments and Sharp English...

Friday Jun 9th, 12–2:30pm Eastern Time

Bake Your Own French Croissant

Atelier Sucré @ 104 East 7th Street, New York, NY 10009

The Croissant is a beloved classic and French favorite. Warm out of the oven, this pastry is best when flaky on the outside and soft and buttery on the inside, as it seems to melt in your mouth. Students will prepare: Traditional Croissants Pains au Chocolat (croissant with chocolate inside!) Savory Ham & Cheese Croissants Each student will enjoy their own Croissants at the end of class and will go home with several Croissants, Pains...

Monday Jun 19th, 6:30–9:30pm Eastern Time

Neapolitan Pizza Making

ilFornino Pizza Academy @ 711 Executive Blvd, Valley Cottage, NY 10989

Make a true Neapolitan Pizza Pie. This is a great class for learning how to make a true Neapolitan pie.  The class will cover the following: Make a true Neapolitan dough How to ferment and store the dough Learn how to stretch the dough How to cook the beautiful leopard skin pizza Class will be hands on and you will learn how to cook your own pizza Features: Learn how to make the beautiful leopard skin Neapolitan Pizza. Learn how to...

Saturday Jun 3rd, 11am–12:30pm Eastern Time

Intro to Macarons

NY Cake Academy @ 118 W 22nd St, New York, NY 10011

Learn how easy and fun it is to make Italian Macarons! The perfect intro class for beginners. You Will Learn: How to make Italian Macarons How to troubleshoot common problems when baking Students work in groups of 4 (Maximum). All supplies and materials included.

Tuesday Jun 6th, 10:30am–1pm Eastern Time

$99.99

New York Bagels

Atelier Sucré @ 104 East 7th Street, New York, NY 10009

Join us for a real New York baking experience! Students will learn to make bagel dough and how to bake authentic New York bagels. In addition, students will prepare their own bagels toppings and sandwich fillings. Each student will enjoy their own hand-made bagels in class and also bring home their own bagels to savor and share at home! Please Note: All classes/events are subject to cancellation if the minimum number of participants is...

Sunday Jul 2nd, 10am–12:30pm Eastern Time

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Intro to Sourdough

The Brooklyn Kitchen @ 63 N 3rd St , Brooklyn, NY 11249

The pandemic may be waning, but your bread game can thrive! Learn about all the stages of making sourdough bread at home, from a home cook's perspective. This isn't an intimidating pro baker's course, it's a delicious overview of the simple steps that contribute to a perfect loaf. Arnie Adler "the Bread Baker of Riverdale" taught himself to bake through trial and error. Since 2021, he has been operating a micro-bakery in his community, offering...

Saturday Jun 3rd, 11am–1pm Eastern Time

$121.90

Pie

The Brooklyn Kitchen @ 63 N 3rd St , Brooklyn, NY 11249

Learn the art and science behind a flaky, crunchy buttery pie crust in this hands-on pastry class. We'll make two variations on short crust pie dough, the foundation of fruit and custard pies.  Participants will take home their own pie dough to bake at home, make their own fruit galette, and enjoy a flaky fruity pie made together.  Techniques shopping, selecting and storing ingredients planning, prep and timing safe kitchen practices...

Saturday Jun 10th, 3–5pm Eastern Time

$152.37
French Macarons (Gluten Free Recipe) Deal

French Macarons (Gluten Free Recipe)

Atelier Sucré @ 104 East 7th Street, New York, NY 10009

Join the macaron craze! Deceptively simple in appearance, the French macaron is a true art that requires specific techniques, which must be learned in order to perfect this French delicacy. During this class, students will learn how to prepare, bake, and make this delightful light pastry. Our Chef will guide you and teach you every step of the way in order for you to perfect this sophisticated dessert. Bonus! Did you know Macarons are Gluten Free?!...

Tuesday Jun 6th, 6:30–9pm Eastern Time

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$80.75
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Cupcakes 101 (East Village)

Butter Lane @ 123 E 7th St, New York, NY 10009

Let us teach you how to make cupcakes the Butter Lane way! We provide the equipment, ingredients and know how—you provide yourself and your friends. Great for birthday parties and showers! Our classes are casual—from the baking enthusiast who wants to be a part of every step to the friend who’d rather assist (and taste) and meant to be fun and instructive, not hard core. Note: Baking is done as a group and not every student will take hands-on...

Saturday Jun 3rd, 1–3pm Eastern Time

Homemade Beignets (French Donuts)

Atelier Sucré @ 104 East 7th Street, New York, NY 10009

Everyone loves donuts! Learn to make homemade Beignets, which is the French answer to the American donut! Students will learn to prepare these delicious fried puff pastries while understanding how to use yeast dough, baking and frying. For those with a real sweet tooth, add a variety of extra sweet fillings to the beignets such as home-made chocolate and fruits. What's included: 2 and 1/2 hour hands-on class Each student will taste their...

Sunday Jun 25th, 10am–12:30pm Eastern Time

Piping and Spatula Techniques

SugarRoom @ 44-21 Queens Blvd, New York, NY 11104

In this four hour class, students will learn all the technical aspects of cake decorating techniques such as correct use of pastry bags, different ways to create star borders, shell borders, rosette borders, zigzag borders, inverse borders, lettering, bead, ruffles, basket weave, and more. Students will also learn different spatula techniques to apply icing to their cakes. Students will also learn different spatula techniques to apply icing...

Sunday Jul 9th, 10am–2pm Eastern Time

Mille-Feuille & Madeleines (Napoleon)

Atelier Sucré @ 104 East 7th Street, New York, NY 10009

Learn to make the delicious French puff pastry, the Mille-Feuille, also known as  Napoleon! The preparation of the mille-feuille includes the special folding technique, making a light custard cream, and of course, baking. Students will also learn to make madeleines, the traditional French accompaniment to your tea or coffee. Each student can taste their own hand-made mille-feuille pastry and madeleines or bring them home to share, along with...

Saturday Jul 15th, 2–4:30pm Eastern Time

Beach Day! Cookie Decorating

Sugar Sketch @ 410 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10024

You know what they say – Sun’s out, Icing Bags Out. Come join us for this fun sugar and sea-themed Sugar Cookie Decorating Class - learn all about sugar cookie decorating. This month features a day at the beach – just in time for summer vacation. Enjoy seashells, swimsuits, and beach waves. This class is for the beginner cookier or for the person who is just curious about what cookie decorating is all about! If you have limited experience...

Sunday Jun 11th, 2–4pm Eastern Time

Cake Decorating 101

NY Cake Academy @ 118 W 22nd St, New York, NY 10011

Learn the foundations of cake decorating and several piping techniques, including shells, stars, zig-zag and rosettes. The first ½ of this lesson will concentrate on mastering basic skills and proper technique. The second part of the class will focus on applying the skills you learned to create a professional looking textured buttercream cake. Filling, frosting piping, we will do it all. You Will Learn: Learn how to Crumb Coat Work with American...

Saturday Jun 3rd, 10am–12:30pm Eastern Time

Doughs

The Brooklyn Kitchen @ 63 N 3rd St , Brooklyn, NY 11249

Menu All menus will vary based on seasonality, ingredient availability, or chef's fancy Dinner Rolls Cream Scones Gougéres Allergen Warning This course contains WHEAT, DAIRY. Substitutions will be actively encouraged. Please let us know any allergies in advance so that we can do our best to make accommodations. The Brooklyn Kitchen at Essex Market VACCINATION DETAILS Masks are required inside of Essex Market  can be removed once...

Sunday Jun 25th, 11am–1pm Eastern Time

$121.90
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Explore the Best Baking Classes in NYC

Baking is a centuries-old practice of using the oven to make homemade loaves of bread, bagels, pizza, and fresh pastries. Baking is a popular way of cooking today, with skilled bakers making homemade bread and pastries from the comfort of home. Baking is a wonderful creative outlet utilizing a wide variety of ingredients to make homemade baked goods to share with friends and family. While baking begins to maintain sustenance, home baking is a great way to maintain health and low-stress levels. 

Why You Should Learn Baking in NYC

The advantage of learning baking is gaining an enjoyable hobby, and it’s an effective stress-relieving activity. Baking is also a way to connect with friends, family, and neighbors that enjoy the same activity. Learning baking skills is a marvelous opportunity to save money on catering at family gatherings. The joy of baking during the holidays is a beautiful way to connect with your guests by sharing tasty treats. 

Another reason to learn baking skills is to gain access to employment opportunities in the culinary arts, such as finding work as a pastry chef or caterer. Pastry chefs are in short supply in New York City, and the starting salary begins at $35,000 to $52,000 per year, according to Glassdoor. Learning more about baking opens the doors to other opportunities, such as opening your bakery as a small business, and the bustling metropolis of New York City is known for small specialty shops. Baking is popular among communities, with bake sales at churches, schools, and community centers to bring people together. Baking makes for a flexible side hustle as a caterer or private chef. 

In-Person Baking Classes & Schools in NYC

In-person baking classes in New York City are widely popular and offered by culinary schools and specialty shops. In-person baking classes help teach the basics of baking, like accurately measuring ingredients, making homemade dough, and what techniques are best for each baked good. For example, baking macaroons can be tricky because they are delicate cookies notorious for falling apart during the process if they aren’t handled with care. But, with CourseHorse’s wide variety of baking courses, you’re sure to have a head start. The advantages of in-person baking courses are that they offer guidance from experienced instructors with hands-on teaching techniques.

The first fun course offered by CourseHorse in the NYC area is Cake Decorating 101. The course provides insights into the foundation of cake decorating and piping techniques for designing shells, stars, zig-zag patterns, and rosettes. The first half of the course helps with tips and tricks on piping and decorating buttercream cakes. The course is taught by NY Cake Academy, beginning at $150 per person. The NY Cake Academy is a specialized school in cakes and cake decorating owned by famous French chef Joan Mansour. The course is located in the Chelsea area.

With the aforementioned delicate creations, the course Atelier Sucré teaches French Macaroons. The average class size is 10, and the course is beginner friendly, with hands-on instructions on making macaroons gluten-free. Atelier Sucré is a culinary school specializing in French desserts and techniques. The ingredients and equipment are included in the booking price, at $80 per person. The course is located in the East Village of Manhattan. 

Next, Home Cooking New York offers a course on Hand-Rolled Bagels and Soft Pretzels. The workshop offers demonstrative techniques for creating NYC-style bagels and yummy soft pretzels with provided toppings. The course includes a recipe packet to take home with you and a full sit-down meal to enjoy with classmates at the end of the course. The group size for this course is 10, and it welcomes all levels, from beginners to advanced chefs. Home Cooking is well-known for its hands-on approaches, styles of teaching, and helpful demonstrations, taught by expert instructors. The course is located in the Soho part of Manhattan, starting at $110 per person, with ingredients and equipment included in the price.

Another course provided by the NY Cake Academy is the Geode Cake course. The unique experience of making geode cake mimics rock formations, with slides cut from the cake to resemble “edible crystals” with colorful combinations to awe and wow. The course starts at $125 per person, with equipment provided. The course offers the chance to create marble patterns, carve edible crystals, and extra techniques to enjoy. Group sizes start at 12 for this course and welcome all levels of learners.

Baking cupcakes is an enjoyable all-around experience, and Butter Lane offers a course called Sweetheart Cupcakes. This course is perfect for anniversaries, holidays, and date nights for couples. This particular workshop is explicitly booked for couples, starting at $150. The course covers making your own icing and decorating cupcakes. Butter Lane, a specialty cupcake shop in the East Village, teaches the course. Each course brings its unique flair, and it’s sure to give you a head start in the culinary baking arts. 

Virtual Baking Classes & Schools

The differences between online and in-person courses are the flexibility to attend classes from the comfort of your home and use your kitchen. However, being prepared is essential for success in these online baking classes because you have to supply your ingredients and equipment. On the bright side, the flexibility to attend from anywhere offers a beautiful advantage and saves time commuting to class in-person. Having baking basics on hand, like flour, sugar, and baking sheets, is highly recommended before attending online classes through CourseHorse. There are a wide variety of virtual baking classes and schools in the area of NYC.

Online baking courses are held through video conferencing software; Zoom is the preferred platform. The first available course is the Summer Pie Workshop, provided by Home Cooking New York. Knowing how to make pie is a beneficial skill, and this workshop provides hands-on instruction on making summer fruit pie with an all-butter crust. Having the ingredients on hand of butter, flour, fruit, and sugar is important to be prepared for the course. The workshop provides tips and tricks for baking all sorts of pies. 

Teaching Table offers another virtual baking class called the Custard and Ice Cream workshop. The class provides instructions on making homemade ice cream, perfect for the summertime, and the process of making custard. While an ice cream maker might be helpful, the course also provides churning methods to accommodate students without an ice cream maker. The class will make frozen lemon custard and masala chai ice cream. Teaching Table inspires cooks and young families to learn baking techniques while eating healthy and in positive learning environments. 

The Afternoon Tea workshop offered by Teaching Table also provides a fun opportunity to enjoy an authentic British tea time from home. The course is meant to provide an authentic tea party experience with being accessible to all levels of learners. The menu includes baking cream scones with clotted cream, homemade jam, lemon drizzle cake, tea sandwiches, and English tea. The course starts at $29 per person, with a class size of 15. The tea party experience is a fun experience for Mother’s Day or small groups. 

Private Group Baking Classes in NYC

Wishing to book a party or group activity for your co-workers or team? CourseHorse offers private group baking classes for large and small groups alike. Perfect for company team-building exercises or private events, CourseHorse provides a wholesome experience for friends and co-workers. Some benefits of booking with CourseHorse include modifying group sizes and confirming bookings are sent within 24 hours. There are no booking fees, and multiple supported platforms are available through video or web conferencing. 

There are various private group baking classes available in NYC. One workshop teaches how to make Virtual Chocolate Éclairs & Cream Puffs through Zoom. The hour and a half hour course teaches participants how to make cream puffs, chocolate éclairs and vanilla pastry cream to fill these delicate treats. All ingredients and equipment are provided. This workshop is perfect for groups of 250 and costs $115 per person.

Another option for a group baking workshop is the Virtual Apple Cider Donuts Workshop. The workshop is an hour and a half with instruction on making homemade apple cider donuts, with a flare for the autumn season. The ingredients and equipment are fully included. The workshop provides instruction on boiling, mixing and topping the apple cider donuts. There’s an additional option to also make an Apple Martini while waiting for the donuts to rise and bake.