Classes

Haver you ever wanted to make fresh butter croissants? Or pipe icing roses like the professionals. Welcome to McCall’s School of Cake Decoration. Located in Toronto’s west end, just walking distance from the Kipling subway station. You will enjoy looking through the selection of classes available this season. Join us, friend a friend and have an evening out making , baking, icing and eating your favourite treats.

COOKIE DECORATING 102

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Mccalls - Class Cookie Decorating 102

Bring your cookie decorating to the next level but don’t be surprised if you hear your friends say “It’s just too beautiful to eat”. Techniques that will be covered include working with different royal icing consistencies, piping and flooding, incorporating …Continue reading →

DONUTS BAKING WORKSHOP

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Donuts Baking Workshop

Skip the store bought donuts, join this hands on class and make your own fresh baked donuts. In this class students will make and take home a variety of sweet and savory donuts. Duration: One, 3 hour class Tools Required: …Continue reading →

CREAM PUFF AND ECLAIRS

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Cream Puff

Learn to make Cream Puff and Eclairs Bringing back a time honored “Choux” pastry tradition. Students will make the Choux Pastry and three different fillings: Salted Caramel, Raspberry and Lime. Tools Required: All materials for the class are supplied however …Continue reading →

FESTIVE TRUFFLE TREE

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Create a spectacular holiday season centerpiece out of truffles. This class is for anyone who would like to learn the art of making the perfect chocolate truffle and finishing off by creating there very own truffle tree centerpiece to take …Continue reading →

TWEENS I – BASIC CAKE DECORATING

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For the beginner, you will build the skills you need for all types of cake decorating projects, from cakes and cupcakes to sweet treats. Discuss the steps used to get your idea from your creative imagination and the guidelines to …Continue reading →

TWEENS II – FLOWERS AND CAKE DESIGN

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After completing The Tweens One Basic Cake Decorating : Royal icing and sugar paste (fondant) are the ideal mediums to use when creating flowers or decorating your cakes. In this class you will discuss the basic principles of cake design, …Continue reading →

PARENT & CHILD HALLOWEEN WORKSHOP

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Learn the tips and tricks to cake sculpting. Carve and take home a 3-D pumpkin cake just in time for Halloween! Duration: One, 3 hour class Tools Required: Paring knife, dish towels, palette knife 4″ & 8″ blade, 2 x …Continue reading →

SEASONAL CUPCAKES

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SEASONAL CUPCAKES

Students learn the paring of fillings to the cupcake. You will take home cupcakes to enjoy and share. Duration: One, 3 hour class. Tools Required: Pastry tips : 1 of each #1M, #2D, #4 plain, #352, #12, #103 or #104,6 …Continue reading →

PARENTS AND CHILD UNICORN WORKSHOP

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McCall's Eunice the Unicorn Workshop

Join us in this class and bring the Mystical Unicorn to life. Parents and child will cover a soft vanilla cake with fondant, and will be taught how to make edible horns, ears and mane. This class is sure to …Continue reading →

HANDMADE BAGELS AND PRETZELS

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Handmade-Bagels-Workshop

Let McCall’s teach you the secrets to traditional style soft pretzels and how to make your own great bagels You’ll mix your doughs from scratch, knead them all by hand and learn to shape them. Students will be making a …Continue reading →

HOLIDAY BAKING AND TREATS

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Holiday baking

Bake up a storm of cakes and cookies in this class! Students will be making and taking home a Stolen, Chantile Roll, Gingerbread loaf, an assortment of cookies (Peffernusse, Scottish Shortbread, Mini Cinnamon Roll cookies, Snickerdooles, Petticoat Tails, McCall’s Shortbread …Continue reading →

NO 4 SIDES ARE THE SAME

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Join this exciting class where every night is something new! In this four night class students will explore a new technique every night to add to their cake. This class will cover working with chocolate leather, cocoa painting brush embroidery …Continue reading →

CUPCAKES FIT FOR THE CZAR

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McCall's class - cupcakes fit for the Czar

Students will learn the secrets of how to use and make beautiful cupcakes with the “famous Russian tips”. Each person will take home elaborately decorated cupcakes, that even the Czar would be impressed with! Duration: One, 3 hour class. Tools …Continue reading →

PLATED DESSERT

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MCCALLS CLASS PLATED DESSERT

This hands-on class will teach you how to transform your everyday plated desserts to something extra special, guaranteed to impress all your guests. In this class you will be updating the presentation of classic desserts to Plated Desserts such as: …Continue reading →

Demo – Air Spray and Dusting Techniques

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Come, join us and see how it’s done! Learn how to use an air spray gun, colors, dusting powders and metallic paints to create beautiful effects on your cake and/or gum paste flowers. Pre-registration is required to attend this demo …Continue reading →

COOKIE DECORATING 101 ‘PLUS’

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During this 2 night class, students will learn the fundamentals of cookie decorating by learning the different consistencies of royal icing as well as fondant coverage. Students will also learn more advanced techniques such as, cookie painting, brush embroidery and …Continue reading →

DESSERT CAKES THREE

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Create an assortment of delightful desserts: Black Forest Cake, Strawberry Shortcake and a No Bake Cheesecake. Please Note: A light lunch is provided in the all day workshops. Classes may run over time. Students take home the goodies made in …Continue reading →

ARTISAN BREAD

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French Artisan Bread making McCalls Toronto

For bread lovers everywhere. Nothing smells better than the aroma of fresh baked bread. Come, join our Artisan Bread making class you will learn to create a tempting range of European inspired rustic artisan bread just like the experts. Focus on mixing, …Continue reading →

CROISSANTS

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Learn to make Croissants at McCalls

Learn to make croissants. Register today and learn to make croissants. Make these delicious but simple rich, buttery delights. Selection includes, almond, chocolate plain and cheese. Make, bake, take and eat. All materials for the class are supplied however you may …Continue reading →

DANISH PASTRIES

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Join us for a delightful time making delicious, authentic Danish Pastries. These creations are the envy of every baker. An assortment of custard, strawberry, apple and lemon danish, pockets and twists will be made. All materials, for the class are supplied. …Continue reading →

FRENCH MACARONS

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French Macarons McCalls Class

MACAROONS. However you say it, these tasty deserts are delicious. Learn to bake french macrons and create an array of flavours and fillings. Students will take home a colourful and delicious variety of macarons to enjoy. All materials for the …Continue reading →

GUM PASTE (3 DAYS)

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Expand your “garden” with more gum paste flowers and learn how to create a floral arrangement in a container. You will learn to make a variety of life size florals such as: Peony, Magnolia, Tulip, Iris, Hydrangea and corresponding foliage …Continue reading →

FANCY DESSERT CAKES AND PASTRIES (3 DAYS)

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Learn how to make Fancy Desert Cakes

Your family and friends will love you when you come home ready to make this variety of Fancy Desset Cakes and Pastries. Spend three days in desert heaven making fancy cakes, plated desserts and fine pastries. Learn to make a variety of …Continue reading →

PURE CHOCOLATE

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Learn how to temper pure chocolate Come one, come all, drown in chocolate during this 3 hour chocolate lovers class. Learn how to temper pure chocolate. Pour and fill hollow molds, make chocolate curls and a variety of chocolate fillings. …Continue reading →

GOURMET CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES

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Learn to make Chocolate truffles at McCalls

Learn to make Gourmet Chocolate Truffles Nothing says chocolate more than a box of creamy melt in your mouth, Chocolate Truffles. Work with a variety of chocolates and exotic flavours. Make chili truffles, the Manhattan, Salted Caramel filled, Champagne and many more. Using …Continue reading →

CHRISTMAS MINIATURES

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Christmas-Miniatures

Learn to make an array of small desserts Just in time for Christmas and ready to Wow your friends. You will learn to make and take home an array of small desserts: Mincemeat Tarts, Christmas Crackers, Money Pockets, Meringue Baskets, …Continue reading →

ADVANCED SWISS CHOCOLATE TECHNIQUES

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advanced chocolate techniques 3 day workshop

For those who have mastered tempering chocolate. This advanced course shows various ways to make chocolate fillings using a food processor, microwave and marble slab. Colored cocoa butter and chocolate transfer techniques are also covered. Learn to make Jellies and …Continue reading →

INTRODUCTION TO CAKE DECORATING

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Introduction to cake decorating classes at McCalls school of Cake Decoaration

Want  to learn how to decorate a cake? Make perfect piping icings, use food colours without making a mess, fill piping bags, select the right tip, make sugar flowers. This class is for the beginner and budding cake decorator. Come join us …Continue reading →

PME MODULE I – ROYAL ICING & PIPING (4 DAYS)

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This course is suited for the beginner decorating enthusiasts as well as the professional cake decorator. Kay Wong a registered and approved PME Instructor and enjoys sharing her skills with new and seasoned decorators alike ,  In this course Kay …Continue reading →

PME MODULE II – SUGAR PASTE (4 DAYS)

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This course taught by Kay Wong a registered and approved PME Instructor, is suited for the beginner, the enthusiasts as well as the professional. In this course Kay will teach you how easy it is to use rolled fondant also …Continue reading →

PME MODULE III – SUGAR FLOWERS (4 DAYS)

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PME Module III: Sugar Flowers – This course taught by Kay Wong a registered and approved PME Instructor, is suited for the beginner, the enthusiasts as well as the professional. In this course Kay will teach you how to capture …Continue reading →

SWISS CHOCOLATES TECHNIQUES

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Learn to make Swiss Chocolates 5 day course

Learn to make SWISS CHOCOLATES with Kay Wong Master the art of tempering of pure chocolate, During this 5 day course you will learn to make Swiss Chocolates using techniques such as hand dipping, cooking fondant and corn starch moulding. Make delicious centers from nougats, …Continue reading →

SUGAR WORKS

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Sugar-Works

This a highly requested class by our students.This 2 day class will introduce you to the art of creating, casting, pulling and blowing sugar. Maximum 8 students. Duration: Two, 3 hour classes Tools Required: Cotton gloves, scissors (not embroidery), paring …Continue reading →

WEDDING CAKES

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make your own wedding cake at mccalls

Make your own WEDDING CAKE! Design, decorate and make your wedding cake, or, use one of our classical patterns. Cover three tiers of soft sponge cakes. Choose from a variety of delicious buttercream fillings. Cover all three layers with rolled fondant and …Continue reading →

TRADITIONAL CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES

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learn to Make Traditional Chocolate Truffles

Learn to make Traditional Chocolate Truffles Join our truffle workshop and make the “Great Chocolate Truffle” Students will learn how to make truffle ganache, how to hand roll truffles then finish off by dipping your truffle in fine Belgium chocolate. …Continue reading →

INTERMEDIATE CAKE DECORATING

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MCCALL'S INTERMEDIATE CAKE DECORATING CLASS

In Intermediate Cake Decorating Class you will learn more control of your piping bag, you will create a string work cake covered in rolled fondant and topped with assorted sugar flowers. Duration: Four, 3 hour classes Tools Required: 8″ palette …Continue reading →

PUFF PASTRY ONE

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Learn to Bake Puff Pastry at McCalls

Learn to make puff pastry. Learn to make delicious cream horns, cheese straws, turnovers, palm leaves, sausage rolls and Napoleon slices! A light lunch is provided with this all day baking workshop. Tools Required: All materials for the class are …Continue reading →

BREAD

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Ever thought of making your own bread? Join us for this one day bread making class, start by making your own dough, then progress into a variety of onion, cheese & herb, French and braided breads. All materials, for the …Continue reading →

DESSERT CAKES FOUR

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In this class the following desserts will be made: Baked Chocolate Cheesecake, Irish Coffee Mousse and Le Trecadero. Students take home their own baked goods. Tools Required: All materials for the class are supplied however you may wish to bring …Continue reading →

PIES and TARTS

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Learn to bake Pies and Tarts at mcCalls Toronto

Learn to make pies and tarts. Just like the ones mom made and better. Join us on Saturday and learn to make and bake a tasty variety of everyone’s favourite tarts & pies; Perfect Pecan Tart, Lizertorte, Apple Rhubarb pie …Continue reading →