9 Christmas Baking Classes You Will Surely Love

Anything from the trolley, dears? The best holiday desserts are made by hand

Creativity 8 min read Feb 12, 2020
9 Christmas Baking Classes You Will Surely Love

Come Christmas morning, start a new tradition and wake up the household with the blissful aroma of freshly baked sugar cookies. Or win the holidays as you bake a magical pièce de résistance - a Bûche de Noël, perhaps? - to cap a beautiful, multi-course dinner.
Whether it’s a gingerbread house, a soaring croquembouche, or a reindeer cake so sweet it can stop Santa in his tracks, there’s a class to match for your unique Yuletide party needs.
Check out these Christmas baking classes this month in Sydney, Melbourne, and Perth!


Kids Gingerbread Decorating by Brasserie Bread

How’s this for a fun Sunday morning? Children ages 5 to 14 will learn how to make and decorate Brasserie Bread’s delightful gingerbread recipe, while you sneak off for some last-minute shopping and take a much-needed breather. Best of all, every attendee will take home a box of five cookies to enjoy with the fam - the ultimate snack to share on Christmas Day!

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Where: 1737 Botany Rd, Banksmeadow NSW 2019
When: Sun, 22 Dec 9:00AM (30 minutes)
Price: $25.00, $20.00 Bring-A-Friend

Creative Christmas Cookies by Beyond Cupcakes Sydney

That friend with a sweet tooth (because everyone has one hangry sugar monster in their lives) will fall in love with the Chrissy cookies that you’ll make from scratch in this class. If you’re new to fondant, royal icing, or brush embroidery, this class is a fantastic introduction to kitchen techniques every aspiring baker should know!

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Where: Beyond Cupcakes Sydney, Ryde NSW 2112
When: Sat, 07 Dec 2:00PM (2.5 hours)
Price: $99.00


Gingerbread House Workshop for Adults by The Studio Workshops

If you imagine building gingerbread houses to be just child’s play, think again. A glass of bubbles, some nibbles, and edible craft-making exclusively for grownups? Smells more like party night!

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Bring your best mates along and you each come away with a 22cm x 15cm x 18cm house and mad decorating skills, to boot. You can even go gluten-free. Because adulting!

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Where: The Studio Workshops, Level 1, 120 Fordham Ave, Camberwell VIC 3124
When: Tuesday, 17 December 2019 7:30PM (2.0 hours)
Price: $95.00

So how cute are these? Get ready to spread Christmas cheer to every tween and teen you know. Featuring Lauren Oliver of blue + ruby ​cake art, well-known for her one-of-a-kind culinary designs, this class will introduce young bakers to the art of cookie design.

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cookies... and champagne 🥂 // We cookie class in style at @thestudioworkshops, and our adult Christmas cookie classes are not to be missed! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I’ll be sharing my cookie decorating secrets (including hand painting the very on trend Terrazzo finish 👌🏻), and our class this year includes a cookie decorating kit so you can do ALL THE COOKIE THINGS at home 👏🏻 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Be quick, as this year’s class will sell out fast, and we only have 12 spots available. Link in bio for bookings #rundontwalk ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #melbourneworkshops #wtm_thestudioworkshops #christmascookies #learn #crafternoon #champagne #melbourneevents #whatsonmelb #cookiedecoratingclass #booroondaralife #camberwell #melbournetodo #melbournemums #cookiesmelbourne #melbournelife #thatsmelbourne #smallbizmelbourne #cookieclass #sweetfun #cookiedecorating #craftinmelbourne #thesweetestcelebrations #blueandrubycakeart #christmascraft #christmas

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Every participant goes home with their very own cookie decorating starter kit (valued at over $60), so they can bake their hearts out and fill their social feeds with images of colourful and mouthwatering baked delights.

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Where: The Studio Workshops, Level 1, 120 Fordham Ave, Camberwell VIC 3124
When: Thu, 12 Dec 10:00AM (5.0 hours)
Price: $110.00

Fondant and Buttercream Reindeer Cake Class by Cakewaves

You’ve just found the perfect centrepiece for your Christmas table! Just right for an intimate party of 15, this cake will be sure to impress all your family and friends! Create the cake in class from scratch, from filling to finishing, and gain every skill and the confidence you need to whip it up again at the drop of a hat.

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Where: Malvern Community Art Centre, 29 Burke Rd, Malvern East VIC 3145
When: Sat, 21 Dec 3:00PM (4.5 hours)
Price: AU$165.00


Christmas Cake and Gingerbread House by Sweet Artist Academy

Should you bake a mango and strawberry Christmas cake or a gingerbread house? Who said you even had to choose? Spend all Saturday at Sweet Artist Academy and make both of these dessert tray superstars in a single session!

Bonus: After taking this class, making other pastries from scratch will be a cinch! Ever baked cookies in your sleep? You just might after taking this class.

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Where: Sweet Artist Academy, Suite 10, 133 Winton Road, Joondalup WA 6027
When: Sat, 07 Dec 9:00AM (6.5 hours)
Price: $240.00

Christmas Logs/Buche de Noel by Sweet Artist Academy

Nothing will complete Christmas like a beautifully decorated Buche de Noel. Well, alright, maybe two logs do it even better.

Bake this time-honoured Yule dessert in both traditional and modern styles to make your holidays twice the fun! Because celebrations built around family traditions can never be too festive. And also because we just really, really like cake.

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Where: Sweet Artist Academy, Suite 10, 133 Winton Road, Joondalup WA 6027
When: Tue, 10 Dec 8:00AM (6.5 hours)
Price: $240.00

Christmas High Tea Masterclass by Rochelle Adonis

Parties are more than just about good food and great company; entertaining is an art! Learn tips, tricks, and recipes at Rochelle Adonis so you can throw a high tea party like nobody’s business.

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Where: Corner Beaufort Street, 2 St Albans Ave, Highgate WA 6003
When: Thu, 12 Dec 6:00PM (3.0 hours)
Price:$120.00, $108.00 Bring-a-Friend

Croquembouche by Sweet Artist Academy

Some desserts are just too pretty to eat. But who can resist the toffee flavour and the luscious creme patissiere spilling out of perfectly shaped profiteroles? Someone start the coffee!

And here’s a little secret: Sweet Artist Academy is the only private academy where you will learn how to build this dessert tower. A must-attend for serious bakers!

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Where: Sweet Artist Academy, Suite 10, 133 Winton Road, Joondalup WA 6027
When: Sat, 25 Jan 9:00AM (6.5 hours)
Price: $240.00