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CCS Classes

Private Lessons
Baking Classes
Holiday Baking Class
Cake Craft Course I
Cake Craft Course II
Wedding Cake Class
Cupcakes,  Petit Fours & Cake Pops
Topsy-Turvy Whimsical Cake
French Pastry Class
PME Professional Course 1
PME Professional Course 2
PME Professional Course 3
Basic Fondant
Patchwork Techniques
Basic Gum Paste
Beg. Pulled & Blown Sugar
Advanced Pulled & Blown Sugar
Beg. Air Brush Techniques
Gum Paste Workshops:
Tropical Flowers
Bow Workshop

Other Classes

James Rosselle Classes
Susan Carberry Classes

Printable Class Schedule

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General Class Information:

Unless otherwise specified, all classes are held at the store location.

 

DIRECTIONS:   Click here for directions to our Sugar Land store location. 

Located in Sugar Land, Texas, Cake Craft Shoppe serves the greater Houston metropolitan area including: Aldine, Alief, Alvin, Bellaire, Clear Lake, Cy-Fair, Deer Park, Dickinson, El Campo, Friendswood, Galveston, Humble, Katy, Kingwood, League City, Manvel, Meadows Place, Mission Bend, Missouri City, Needville, Pasadena, Pearland, Richmond, Rosenberg, Seabrook, Spring, Stafford, Texas City, The Woodlands, Tomball, Webster and Wharton.

 

Students come from out of town and out of state to take classes at Cake Craft Shoppe! In addition to teaching basic through advanced cake decorating classes, we are also pleased to provide a number of guest instructor classes each year that are taught by top sugar artists from around the world!

 

When traveling from out of town to attend classes at Cake Craft Shoppe in Sugar Land, Texas, book your room at the Cake Craft Shoppe's preferred hotel in the Sugar Land area - Hilton Garden Inn. Click on the link below to check availability and to get the special discounted rate offered to Cake Craft Shoppe customers and clients! Hilton Garden Inn is conveniently located just down Highway 6 from the shop and close to the best shopping and dining choices in the area. Enjoy your stay!

Hilton Garden Inn Sugar Land Hilton Garden Inn Sugar Land
722 Bonaventure Way
Sugar Land,  Texas 77479
1-281-491-7777

 

Payment is required in advance to reserve your space in a class. Full payment must be received two weeks prior to class start date. However, new students are accepted after that date, pending class space availability.

 

If you cancel before the deadline date (two weeks prior to class), the fee is refundable or can be transferred to another class. After the deadline date, the fee is not refundable or transferable.

 

Registration options are:

1.  At the store  

2.  By phone

3.  Online, CCS Classes or Guest Instructor Classes, pending class space

availability. (We accept Discover, Visa, MasterCard and American Express.)

Note: Put class date and time in comments section of order form.

 

Please make course fee payable to:

Cake Craft Shoppe

and mail to:

3554 Highway 6

Sugar Land, Texas 77478

 

For additional information:

Call 281-491-3920

Or click here to submit an email request.

Cake Craft Shoppe Classes

Course Descriptions and Class Schedule

Below you will find a selection of classes available at Cake Craft Shoppe, along with a course description and scheduled dates and times. However, if you do not find a date and time that meets your schedule, please inquire about our Private Lessons! Unless otherwise specified, classes are limited to persons 12 years of age or older.


Private Lessons

Private lessons are available from Cake Craft Shoppe. These lessons are custom made to fit your schedule and to meet your specific needs! To discuss your needs and to plan and schedule your Private Lesson, please contact us at 281-491-3920 or email sbrooks@cakecraftshoppe.com.

Cost: $45 per hour

 

 COMING IN 2014!

SUMMER DAY CAMP FOR KIDS


DAY ONE: COOKIES

DAY TWO: CUPCAKES

DAY THREE: CAKE POPS

DAY FOUR: CAKE

Students will learn how to decorate cookies using different icing mediums and techniques.

Students will use the basic decorating skills to make creative cupcakes.

Students will learn how to work with chocolate candy melts and candy molds to create yummy candy.

Students will learn the basics of making icing writing, simple borders and figure piping.


Sign up for Summer Day Camp for Kids now!
Note: Put class date and time in comment section of order form.
DATE: JUNE 2014 AGES: 7 - 12
TIME: 10AM - 12:30PM COST: $150 FOR ALL 4 DAYS

Baking Classes

 

Baking Classes are available from our own Cynthia Bayne-Adams "Winner of The Ultimate Cake Off". For more information on these classes, please contact us at 281-491-3920.

Cost: $45

Class Dates:

COMING SOON! -
Sign up for a Baking Class now!
Note: Put class date and time in comment section of order form.
 

Cake Craft Course I

Topics to be covered in this course are equipment needed, basics of baking and preparing a cake for decoration, basics of making icing, writing, simple borders, roses and other flowers, figure piping, and more.

Cost of the course:  $50 (includes starter kit)

 

Supplies needed:

No supplies needed for the first class.

Bring butter cream icing in container to the second and third classes.

May bring one color of icing, made in advance, to class.

No color mixing of icing will take place during class.

Cake needed for the third class.

We supply everything else, including a course book.

 

Length of course:  9 hours

Class size: Minimum of 6 students

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Course I Student Cakes

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Class dates:

July 20, Aug 3, 10 (Saturday) 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sign up for Course I now!
Note: Put class date and time in comment section of order form.

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Cake Craft Course II

Students will enhance the skills learned in Course I by learning fancier borders, more flowers, coloring techniques, flood work and learning to add basket weave and lattice to their designs.

 

Cost of the course:  $50 (includes starter kit)

 

Supplies needed:

Bring cake, iced smooth, to last class.

May bring one color of icing, made in advance, to each class.

No color mixing of icing will take place during class.

Bring royal icing in container to second class only if you plan to do flowers in royal.

We supply everything else, including a course book.



Bring your lunch where indicated!

Length of course:  8 hours

Class size: Minimum of 3 students

Class dates:
Saturday - August 3,10 9:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Sign up for Course II now! -
Note: Put class date and time in comment section of order form.

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Wedding Cake Class (replaces Cake Craft Course III)

In this course, students will learn how to design, construct and decorate a wedding cake.

PREREQUISITE for this course: Cake Craft Courses I and II

 

Cost of the course:  $50

 

Supplies needed:

Class 1:

Bring butter cream icing tips for Course 1 and Course 2

 

Class 2:

Butter cream Icing

Bring two 2-tiered cakes with supports and designs based on the first class

 

Length of course:  7 hours

Class size: Minimum of 3 students

 
Class dates:
Saturday - August 17, 24 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Sign up for Wedding Cake Class now!
Note: Put class date and time in comment section of order form.

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Cake Carving

Learn the art of cake carving. A completely hands on class! Students will learn to carve and decorate a cake in this class.

Cost of the course:  $135

 

Length of course: 5 hours

Class size: Minimum of 3 students

Class dates:
COMING SOON!  
Please keep checking the web site for future dates!

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Cupcakes, Petit Fours & Cake Pops

Take these individual desserts to a new level! A completely hands on class! Cupcakes: Students will use a few different icing mediums, and will learn creative techniques to dress their cupcakes. Petit Fours: Students will learn to cut Petit Fours in different styles using a few different methods. They will learn how to make Petit Four icing and how to coat the tiny cakes. Students will also learn to embellish their Petit Fours with simple decorations on top.

Cost of the course:  $85

 

Supplies needed:

We supply everything needed for this class.

Each student will leave with finished individual desserts.

 

Length of course:  3 hours

Class size: Minimum of 3 students

         
Class dates:
OUR LAST CLASS WAS COMPLETELY FULL  
October 26, (Saturday) - Halloween Themed! 10:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Sign up for Cupcakes, Petit Fours & Cake Pops now!
Note: Put class date and time in comment section of order form.

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Christmas Cookie Class

Learn to decorate festive holiday-themed cookies that will be the talk of your holiday parties or get-togethers!

 

Class Dates:

Coming December 2013!  
Please keep checking the web site for future dates!

 

 

Location: Cake Craft Shoppe

Course fee: $60

Supplies needed: We supply everything needed for this class.

 

 

Topsy-Turvy Whimsical Cake Class

Just in time for the holidays - a whimsical cake! Learn to construct this three-tiered topsy-turvy cake that is whimsical in nature! Come join the fun and create your own Topsy-Turvy Whimsical Cake!

Course fee: $150

Note: Put class date and time in comment section of order form.

Location: Cake Craft Shoppe

 

Supplies needed:

3 - 12" Round Cakes

3 - 8" Round Cakes

1 - 4" Whimsical Dummy

 

Bring your lunch!

 

 

 

Class dates:
COMING SOON!
Please keep checking the web site for future dates!

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French Pastry Class

Students will learn the art of French patisserie! The instructor will walk you through techniques for making a variety of classic pastries and fillings, including French Macaroons, Pate a Choux, Vanilla Pastry Cream, Chocolate-Glazed Ιclairs, Cream Puffs and Palmiers. These delicate treats will win anyone's heart!  You will leave with a complete book of all of these recipes!

Course fee: $75

Location: Cake Craft Shoppe

 

 

 

 

Class dates:
COMING SOON! 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
OUR LAST TWO CLASSES WERE COMPLETELY FULL!  
Sign up for French Pastry Class now!
Note: Put class date and time in comment section of order form.

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Professional Diploma Course

Introducing the PME Professional Diploma Course - "A Professional Course for Professional People!" If you have ever wanted to start your own cake decorating business, this course is for you! Cake Craft Shoppe is an Authorized Retailer of PME Professional Courses. Sheila Brooks is an authorized and approved Instructor for the PME Professional Courses. The Diploma Course is broken down into three modules: Rolled Fondant, Sugar Flowers, and Piping Techniques. Each module is 1 week long, 25 hours per week. Each module will cover basic techniques and creative styling for its subject matter, plus the basics of owning and running your own business! Each module is a complete and separate course. A PME Professional Diploma will be awarded upon completion of each module. It is not essential to complete all three modules. However, a Masters Certificate will be awarded upon completion of all three modules! The modules do not have to be taken in any particular order. Some prior experience is necessary. For a complete course description, click here.

Module 1: Rolled Fondant

PREREQUISITE for this course: Basic Fondant

For topics covered in Module I, click here.

 

Cost of the course:  $200

 

Supplies needed:

Each participant will receive a complete list of supplies needed for the Module.



Bring your lunch!

Length of course:  25 hours

Class size: Minimum of 4 students

Class dates:
 August 12 - 15   (Mon - Thu)* 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Please bring a lunch)
Sign up for Professional Diploma Course Module 1 now!
Note: Put class date and time in comment section of order form.
*Dates subject to change.

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Module 2: Sugar Flowers

PREREQUISITE for this course: Basic Gum Paste

For topics covered in Module 2, click here.

 

Cost of the course:  $200

 

Supplies needed:

Each participant will receive a complete list of supplies needed for the Module.



Bring your lunch!

Length of course:  25 hours

Class size: Minimum of 4 students

Class dates:
September 23-26 (Mon - Thurs)* 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Please bring a lunch)
Sign up for Professional Diploma Course Module 2 now!
Note: Put class date and time in comment section of order form.
*Dates subject to change.

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Module 3: Piping Techniques

PREREQUISITE for this course: Cake Craft Course I

For topics covered in Module 3, click here.

 

Cost of the course:  $200

 

Supplies needed:

Each participant will receive a complete list of supplies needed for the Module.

 

 Bring your lunch

 

Length of course:  25 hours

Class size: Minimum of 4 students

Class dates:
July: 15,16,17,18 (Mon-Thurs)* 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Please bring a lunch)
Sign up for Professional Diploma Course Module 3 now!
Note: Put class date and time in comment section of order form.
 
*Dates subject to change.

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Basic Fondant

Fondant is an art and when perfected will make an ordinary cake exquisite!

This is an exciting hands on class designed to take your cakes to the next level.  You will learn: crumb coating cakes, rolled fondant, animal prints on fondant, marbling, painting on fondant, texturing, brush embroidery and drapes. 

You will leave with two "one of a kind" masterpieces to show off your new found passion!

Cost of the course:  $150

 

Supplies needed:

We supply everything needed for this course.



Bring your lunch!

Length of course:  6.5 hours

Class size: Minimum of 3 students

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Basic Fondant

Samples of techniques learned in this course.

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Class dates:
August 17  (Saturday)  9:30 am – 4:00 pm (Please bring a lunch)
Sign up for Basic Fondant course now!
Note: Put class date and time in comment section of order form.

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Patchwork Techniques

In this course the student will learn ideas and techniques on the uses of Patchwork cutters and embossers.

Cost of the course:  $80

 

Supplies needed:

We supply everything needed for this course.

 

**Bring your lunch!

Length of course:  5 hours

Class size: Minimum of 3 students

Class dates:
August 19 (Saturday) 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sign up for Patchwork Techniques course now!
Note: Put class date and time in comment section of order form. 

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Basic Gum Paste

The beginning gum paste class will consist of learning the tools and equipment needed for this art medium as well as learning to make the following: rose, rose leaves, ivy leaves, sweetpeas, stephanotis, daphne and color flowers. You will also learn how to wire these together.

Cost of the course:  $80

 

Supplies needed:

We supply everything needed for this course.



Bring your lunch where indicated!

Length of course:  8 hours

Class size: Minimum of 3 students

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Basic Gum Paste Rose

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Class dates:

June 22, 29 (Saturday)  9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sign up for Basic Gum Paste course now!
Note: Put class date and time in comment section of order form.

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Beginning Pulled & Blown Sugar

For those who want to learn the basics of pulled, blown and cast sugar, Cake Craft Shoppe is offering a beginner's class. Students will complete a sugar showpiece encompassing all the techniques learned in class. Students will be placed on a first come, first served basis. Space is limited. You must register and PAY for the class to ensure your placement.

Cost of the course:  $300

 

Supplies needed:

The Supply List for this course is now available to download.

Length of course:  12 hours

Class size: Minimum of 3 students

Samples from previous class
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Class dates:
COMING SOON! 10:00 am – 4:00 pm (Please bring a lunch)
Sign up for Beginning Pulled & Blown Sugar course or make a deposit now!
Note: Put class date and time in comment section of order form.

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Advanced Pulled & Blown Sugar

Students will weave a basket for different types of fruit, which will be blown. Different fruits will have different textures. Students will make a peacock by blowing the body and pulling the feathers. In addition, students will learn to make spun sugar. Students will be placed on a first come, first served basis. Space is limited. You must register and PAY for the class to ensure your placement.

PREQUISITE: Students MUST have taken Beginning Pulled & Blown Sugar Class.

 

Cost of the course:  $400

 

Supplies needed:

All supplies are included for this class.

Length of course:  12 hours

Class size: Minimum of 3 students

   
   
 
Class dates:
COMING SOON!  
Please keep checking the web site for future dates!
 
 

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Beginning Air Brush Techniques

In this class, students will learn use and care of an airbrush (how to clean, what can and cannot be put into the gun), use of colors, techniques and different effects with an air brush. Students will be placed on a first come, first served basis. Space is limited. You must register and PAY for the class to ensure your placement.

Cost of the course:  $130

 

Supplies needed:

Airbrush machine, if you have one. PLEASE NOTIFY US IF YOU ARE BRINGING ONE!

We supply everything else needed for this class.

 

Length of course:  3.5 hours

Class size: Minimum of 3 students

Class dates:
October 19 (Saturday) 10:00 am - 1:00 pm 
Sign up for Beginning Airbrush Techniques now!
Note: Put class date and time in comment section of order form. 

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Gum Paste Tropical Flowers

This gum paste class will focus on learning to make tropical flowers, including: anthurium, alstromeria, hibiscus, bird of paradise, flame lily, bougainvillea and plumeria. You will also learn how to wire these together. Students will be placed on a first come, first served basis. Space is limited. You must register and PAY for the class to ensure your placement.

Cost of the course:  $200

 

Supplies needed:

Supply list for this course will be posted shortly.

 

 Bring your lunch where indicated!

 

Length of course:  24 hours

Class size: Minimum of 3 students

 

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Alstromeria
Bird of Paradise
Flame Lily
Hibiscus & Bougainvillea
Tropical Flower Arrangement
 
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Class dates:

COMING SOON!  
Please keep checking the web site for future dates!

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Bow Workshop

Learn to make package bows, dress bows and other fun bows for cakes.

 

Cost of the course:  $65

 

Supplies needed:

We supply everything needed for this course.

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Bows

Sample bows.

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Class dates:
COMING SOON!  
Please keep checking the web site for future dates!
 

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GUEST INSTRUCTOR CLASSES

Classes Offered by James Rosselle

Cake Craft Shoppe is excited to announce that Sugar Artist James Rosselle will be visiting September 15,16,17, 2013!

 

James will be teaching Cake "For Real" Cake is one tasty treat but it can be temperamental.  James will teach the ins and out of cake structure, filling, doweling, stacking, covering with fondant and decorating.  From torting to the fillings you use; He will share with you the best way to construct a sturdy beautiful cake.  Cake fillings can sometimes be the contributing factor to many like bulging sides.  This class promises to be an eye opener for all things cake.  Come learn and play with James!  He will share with you some decorative ideas and you will make unbelievable LILIES from gum paste.  THIS CLASS HAS IT ALL!

 

If you would like to attend this class, have any questions or need more information, please contact the Cake Craft Shoppe at 281-491-3920 or send us an email. Students will be placed on a first come, first served basis. Space is limited. You must register and PAY for the class to ensure your placement. Any and all payments/class fees are NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE.

 

                                 Date: September 15,16,17,   (Sunday- Tuesday)

                                 Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

                                 Location: Cake Craft Shoppe

                                 Course fee: $525

 

Supplies needed: Your Supply List is ready to download.

James will supply the cutters, gum paste and fondant for each student to use in class.

 

Lunch will be provided each day.

 

James Rosselle - Cake "for real"

 "Sign Up" for this class or make a "Deposit" to reserve your space now!

 

Note: Put class date and time in comment section of order form.

   
   
   

Classes Offered by Susan Carberry

 
   

Cake Craft Shoppe is excited to announce that Sugar Artist Susan Carberry will be visiting July 26,27,28, 2013! If you would like to attend this class, have any questions or need more information, please contact the Cake Craft Shoppe at 281-491-3920 or send us an email. Students will be placed on a first come, first served basis. Space is limited. You must register and PAY for the class to ensure your placement. Any and all payments/class fees are NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE.

       
    Susan Carberry - Friday, July 26, 2013 - A Lobsters Tale - $250 - "Sign up Now"  
     
    Susan Carberry - Saturday, July 27, 2013 - Las Vegas - $250 - "Sign up Now"  
 
 
 
 
    Susan Carberry - Sunday,  July 28, 2013 - Jungle Theme - $250 - "Sign up Now"  
     
    Supplies Needed:
1. Large Rolling Pin
2. Apron
3. Cake Box
4. Turntable
All other
supplies and lunch will be provided for these classes.
 
   
 
 
 
          More Guest Instructor Classes coming soon! 

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