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CLASS POLICY: Tuition fees are due at the time of registration. In fairness to our instructors, please note that tuition fees are non-refundable 72 hours prior to the start date of class. Students notifying The Cake Cottage of cancellation by the above noted time period will be refunded all paid tuition. Should class be cancelled because of too few students, a full refund will be given.

Cake Decorating




Course 2 Summer Cakes (3 week session)
July 8th, 15th & 22ndh
Tuesday, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Instructor: Susan Carberry
Register By Date: July 3rd
Location: The Cake Cottage, Murrieta, California


Must Have Course 1 Experience
$75.00/$80.00 ARD
Plus Supplies

For all you buttercream lovers out there this class is designed for you. In this three week course you will learn to decorate three different summer themed cakes. Week one will be a beach scene cake, week two is an under the sea cake, and week three will be a Hawiian shirt cake. While these cakes are mostly buttercream, Susan will teach other mediums such as using chocolate and fondant accents.
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Baking 101 Cakes
August 2nd
Saturday 9:30am-12:30pm
Guest Instructor: Charity George
Register By Date: July 28th
Location: The Cake Cottage


All Levels
$70.00
All Supplies Included

Join Chef Charity as she takes you on a baking "trip"! You'll learn how to make scratch cakes, cake mixes kicked up, and some frostings to go with. Chocolate, vanilla, chiffon, red velvet (done right!), carrot and pumpkin. Plus Meringue buttercream, cream cheese frosting (also done right) and variations will be discussed. You'll get to help make and eat the cakes and frostings. Learn all sorts of baking knowledge! Why cakes do what they do! Which ones are good for sculpted cakes and which are not. Don't miss this RARE chance to take a class on the basic structure of the cake. Recipe packet included.





Cake Decorating Instructor

Beyond Cake & Buttercream
August 2nd
Saturday 1:30-4:30pm
Guest Instructor: Charity George
Register By Date: August 28th
Location: The Cake Cottage


All Levels
$70.00/$75.00 ARD
Demo & Tasting

For all of you who have been asking for baking classes this is one for you. You will learn how to enliven your cakes on the INSIDE! Cakes can and SHOULD be a party in your mouth. Come let Charity show you how to get creative with your flavors, textures, and colors. This class is a demo, plus tasting class. You will get a recipe packet as well. Happy baking. Sign up early this class is surly going to fill up fast.





Hamburger Cake
August 6th
Wednesday, 6:30-9:30 pm
Instructor: Susan Carberry
Register By Date: August 2nd
Location: The Cake Cottage, Murrieta, CA


Must Have Course One Experience
$50.00/$60.00ARD
Plus Supplies

How about taking dessert to your next backyard BBQ. Come join Susan as she will show you how to make a hamburger cake, from bun to burger with all the trimmings. You will learn how to carve and shape your cakes and cover them with fondant. Susan might even break out the air brush to finish off the color on your bun. This class has several technique to learn and profect.

Cowboy Figurine
August 7th
Thursday, 6:30-9:30pm
Instructor: Susan Carberry
Register By Date: August 2nd
Location: The Cake Cottage, Murrieta, CA


All Levels
$85.00/$90.00 ARD
All Supplies Included

This handsome cowboy is rest on a bale of hay after a hard days work. You will be molding him out of fondant. Susan will show you how to make this little guy come to life. You will be working with fondant, tylose powder and dusting powders. You will also learn how to texture the bale of hay and make cow print chaps.

All Day Fondant Work Shop
August 9th
Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm
Instructor: Susan Carberry
Register By Date: August 4th
Location: The Cake Cottage, Murrieta, CA


Must Have Course One Experience
$95.00/$100.00ARD
Plus Supplies

This is an all day fondant class. Susan has design this class for those of you who just can't make it to the three week course. In this class you will learn to cover both a round and square cake. Susan will show you all the trimmings from bows to boarders. You will learn to make ribbon roses and get to play with others fondant tools as well. After taking this class you will be able to take any classes offer here at the Cake Cottage.

Seahorse Wedding Cake
August 12th
Tuesday, 6:30pm-9:30ish
Instructor: Susan Carberry
Register By Date: August 6th
Location: The Cake Cottage


Must Have Course One or Fondant Experience
$90.00/$95.00 ARD
Plus Supplies

Come create this beautiful Seahorse wedding cake, you will have the option of choosing buttercream or fondant to cover your 2 tiered cake. Susan will show you how to stack and dowel your cake. You will also learn how to make sugar sand, fondant accent such as the seahorse topper and seaweed, and chocolate coral. You will use dusting powders to add a hint of color to your accent pieces.

Sprucing Up Your Cupcakes
August 14th
Thursday, 6:30-9:30pm
Instructor: Cake Cottoage
Register By Date: August 9th
Location: The Cake Cottage


All Levels
$50.00/$55.00 ARD
Plus Supplies

Will show you how to spruce up your cupcakes so you can impress your friend and family. You will learn a few different ways to ice your cupcakes like the pros do, using a round, open star, closed star and the French tip. You will be shown our favorite methods for filling your cupcakes and dipping them. We will cover different way to spruce up your cupcakes using sprinkles, pearls, disco dust, airbrushing (can spray), and chocolate and fondant accents. We will also discuss different types of icings and their applications. We will hand out our recommendation of a buttercream recipe. You will need to bring a few tips, decorating bags, a coupler, 10 jumbo cupcakes and a box to take home your cupcakes in. All other supplies will be provided.

Cute Little Puppy "Kids Class"
August 15th
Friday, 5:00-7:00pm
Instructor: Giget Davis
Register By Date: August 9th
Location: The Cake Cottage, Murrieta, CA


Kids Class All Levels
$45.00/$50.00ARD
All Supplies Included

In this class you will learn how to make this cute adorable puppy using two jumbo size cupcakes. You will learn to use the grass tip with buttercream for the fur and fondant for the nose, tongue and eyes. We will provide everything for you to complete the project. All you will need is an eight inch box to take home your puppy. You can purchase one from the store the day of class.
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Holiday Pies
August 21st
Thursday, 5:30-9:00pm
Guest Instructor: Charity George
Register By Date: August 16th
Location: The Cake Cottage, Murrieta, CA


All Levels
$80.00
All Supplies Included

It will soon be that stressful time of the year again! The Holidays! So do you purchase your pies, or do you want to WOW your guest with the REAL, homemade deal?? Chef Charity will teach you all the tricks about making pies. Which doughs to use for different types of pie. All the different tops that can be done. Short cuts, as always, will be covered, as will how to juggle the timing of pie making during your Holiday meal plans.





Gelatin Flower techniques
August 26th
Tuesday, 6:30-9:30pm
Instructor: Susan Caberry
Register By Date: August 21st
Location: The Cake Cottage, Murrieta, California


All Levels
$75.00
All Supplies Included

Gelatin flowers have been around for quite awhile. They were a novel technique we enjoyed making as children, but were never delicate enough to use in serious decorating applications. new materials and practices helped refine the technique to its current state. Chef Laurel's work and innovations in this sugar art form were featured in American Cake Decorating Magazine in July and again in September of 2008. This hands on class will teach the students how to create beautiful flowers using both wired and unwired techniques. A Tiger Lily will be created using the unwired method. Susan will also guide the students in handpainting the Lily to create the beautiful natural patterns unique to this exotic flower. Students can create as many flowers as time will permit. These flowers can be used on cakes, cupcakes and gift accents as well. This is a very low stress and fun class. All supplies will be provided by instructor.

Course 1 Cake Decorating (4 Week Session)
September 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th
Wednesday, 6:30-9:00pm
Instructor: Susan Carberry
Register By Date: August 28th
Location: The Cake Cottage, Murrieta, California


Beginning
$50.00/$55.00 ARD
Plus Supplies

This is a four week beginning cake decorating class. Week one will cover leveling, torting, filling and icing your cake. Then you will finish by piping a flower design on your cake. Week two will cover many boarders and accents. Week three you will learn to pipe animal faces as well as trees and foliage. Week four you will finish the course learning to pipe roses. After finishing this course you will have a good understand of cake decorating.

Topsy Turvy
September 13th
Saturday, 9:00am-4:30pm
Instructor: Susan Carberry
Register By Date: September 8th
Location: The Cake Cottage, Murrieta, California


Must have Fondant Experience
$125.00/$130.00ARD
Plus Supplies

do you want to learn how to stack a topsy turvy cake, but afraide. In this one day topsy turvy class Susan will dicuss the different method of creating this look. You will be creating a topsy turvy cake using a 9 inch cake and a 6 inch cake.

Wine & Cheese Please
September 16th
Tuesday, 6:30-9:30pm
Instructor: Susan Carberry
Register By Date: September 10th
Location: The Cake Cottage


Must Have Fondant Experience
$85.00/$90.00 ARD
Plus Supplies

Wow your friends and family by creating this amazing wine and cheese crate. Rolled fondant, painting techniques & royal icing grapes will be used. You will also be making bottles out of chocolate. Susan will show how to make edible straw using rice noodles.

Hat Box Cake
September 23rd
Tuesday, 6:30-10:00pm
Instructor: Susan Carberry
Register By Date: September 20th
Location: The Cake Cottage


Must Have Fondant Experience
$75.00/$80.00 ARD
Plus Supplies

Susan will show you how to make a hat box shape cake with the lid propped open and springtime flower flowing out of the opening. This is a great bridal cake or a cake for mom's birthday or mother's day.

Halloween Cupcakes
October 14th
Tuesday, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Instructor: Susan Carberry
Register By Date: October 9th
Location: The Cake Cottage, Murrieta


All Levels
$50.00/$55.00ARD
Plus Supplies

Learn how to decorate fun Halloween cupcakes that your friends and family will go crazy over. Designs will include a Witch, Jack O'Lantern, Spider with Web, Vampire and a Cat. Please bring 12 jumbo cupcakes along with a few tips and bags. Icing and extra decorating items will be provided.

Fun Fall Fondant Figure (NEW DATE)
October 15th
Wednesday, 16:30-9:30pm
Instructor: Susan Carberry
Register By Date: October 9th
Location: The Cake Cottage, Murrieta, CA


All Levels
$95.00/$100.00ARD
All Supplies Included

Need help molding figurines. In this class will show you how to make cute Halloween figurines. You will be able to use them as cake toppers or even put them on your cupcakes. Susan will show you how to stiffen up your fondant so your figurines dry faster. You will also use dusting powders to add detail to your figurines.

Halloween Cookies
October 22nd
Wednesday, 6:30-9:30 pm
Instructor: Susan Carberry
Register By Date: Ocober 17th
Location: The Cake Cottage


all Levels
$85.00/$90.00 ARD
All Suppplies Included

In this class you will learn how to outline and flow royal icing as well as using fondant to create these Halloween cookies. These cookies will make great classroom and Halloween party's treats. You will be making six cookies. Susan will have other samples of cookies to show you from past years. Recipes for cookies and royal icing will be provided. Please bring a box to take home you decorated cookies. COOKIE SHOWN MAY VARY DUE to NEW DESIGNS.

REFUND POLICY: Tuition fees are due at the time of registration. Please note tuition fees are non-refundable 72 hours prior to start date of class. The tuition balance must be paid 3 days prior to the first day of class. If full payment is not received within this time, your seat will not be held. Students notifying The Cake Cottage of a cancellation prior to 72 hours before class date will be refunded all paid tuition. Students notifying The Cake Cottage of a cancellation after 72 hours will not be refunded their tuition. The number of paid students will determine if class is held. Should class be canceled because of too few students; a full refund will be given. Your seat in class is non-transferable. Due to space limitations only registered students are allowed in class. Please be prepared and ready to begin decorating upon your arrival to class.