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A Baker's Choice

Upcoming Classes

Beginners Cake Class July 11

Beginners Cake Class July 11

Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM CDT

Beginners Cake Class
This is a crash course on cake decorating!! This class is for the students who have never touched a spatula or the student who would like to brush up on their skills. Learn how to tort and level cake layers. Fill layers properly. Crumb coating and icing a cake perfectly smooth with American Buttercream. You will also decorate your perfect canvas with simple yet beautiful buttercream borders, roses and writing.

$65 class fee
Adults 12+
All supplies included (you may bring an apron and beverage)
Held at A Bakers Choice
Deadline to register: May 1

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French Macaron Hands on Demo July

French Macaron Hands on Demo July

Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM CDT

Learn from start to finish how to make these finicky little cookie! So colorful and bright with every flavor under the sun! If you have ever attempted and failed you probably wonder what went wrong? In this class I will go over every ingredient and explain it major role with in the recipe. I will show you exactly how to mix and incorporate each ingredient and what consistency the batter needs to be just before piping!

Each student will have the opportunity to pipe a few cookies as well will receive 24 shells to fill and take home to enjoy! (yes that's 1 dozen cookies!) As well as a recipe packet!

Class Fee: $25
Age 10 and up
All supplies included.

Ms. Spade Cake Class

Ms. Spade Cake Class

Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 1:30 PM - 6:30 PM CDT

Ms. Spade Cake Class
$125
(Payment plans offered. Just purchase $40 nonrefundable deposit ticket and follow instructions listed on ticket)
July 12, 2020
@1:30-6:30pm
Class time will vary is contingent on the skill set of the class a whole.
All supplies Included
Students may bring an apron and beverage
Intermediate Skill level (must know how to work with buttercream, basic cake tools such as a bent spatula and pastry bags)
Instructed by Rachel Noel
Ever wondered how cake artists get those perfect flush stripes around a cake? Or how to use chocolate for the ever so trendy drip look? Or maybe you just want to see how sparkly gold edible accents are made? Were you curious about delicate buttercream flowers? You will learn all that and more!
Each Student will construct their own full size 8"(Diameter)x 6" (Height) vanilla buttercream cake from start to finish. Will serve roughly 12-16 generous slices

Icing Consistency 101 Demo

Icing Consistency 101 Demo

Monday, July 13, 2020 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT

Icing Consistency 101 Demo
Student Fee: $20
Students 10 and older welcomed
In this class you will learn all about Royal Icing and the proper consistency for many different applications. Whether you want to line and fill a cookie, pipe words, use a stencil or add detail borders and flowers you will need to utilize a different consistency for each. You will see 2 types of royal icing come together: instant powder and from scratch recipes and learn the pros and cons of each. Learn how to properly fill piping bags and store your Royal Icing afterwards. Plus so much more!

Refund Policy: No refunds for any reason. Stipulations: If a student cannot attend class for any reason the following procedure can be taken to secure a credit or transfer. The student (purchaser of ticket) can contact Rachel Noel on or before 72 hours prior to the event date to request a transfer to another class (of equal or lesser value) or a credit. Also, the student may attempt to secure funds by selling their ticket prior to the event date. (Selling a ticket at a higher value and or after the event date will result in legal pursuit) Any cancelations made after the 72 hour mark will not be eligible for a credit or transfer and all monies paid will be forfeited.

Sweet Summertime Cookie Class

Sweet Summertime Cookie Class

Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM CDT

Sweet Summer Time Cookie Class
Beginner/Intermediate Level
Students 12 and older
$45 Student fee

(Depending on the average skill set of the class the time frame may vary)
Held at A Bakers Choice Baking Supply Store
Instructed by Rachel Noel

All supplies included.
You may bring a beverage, small snacks and an apron.

There will be a 30min. Intermission while Cookies are drying which will allow time for students to shop.

Each student will execute and take home 8 summer time themed cookies.
You will learn the basics of lining, flooding your cookies. Do's and Dont's when preparing and handling your cookies. Tips and tricks to storing icing. You will learn about different consistencies and the proper one for certain techniques. You will learn how to achieve beautiful designs with layering colors and fine detail work. We will also be airbrushing and hand painting!

This class is packed with valuable tips, tricks and techniques! Each student will receive a class packet filled with recipes and so much more!

*Please note the age requirement. Young children will not benefit from this class as they can not grasp the concepts. (For that reason we do not put a 5 year old in a 4th grade class, they will simply get frustrated and upset)

Refund Policy: No refunds for any reason. Stipulations: If a student cannot attend class for any reason the following procedure can be taken to secure a credit or transfer. The student (purchaser of ticket) can contact Rachel Noel on or before 72 hours prior to the event date to request a transfer to another class (of equal or lesser value) or a credit. Also, the student may attempt to secure funds by selling their ticket prior to the event date. (Selling a ticket at a higher value and or after the event date will result in legal pursuit) Any cancelations made after the 72 hour mark will not be eligible for a credit or transfer and all monies paid will be forfeited

Air Brushing 101 Hands on Demo

Air Brushing 101 Hands on Demo

Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM CDT

Air Brushing 101 Hands on Demo
$25 Student fee
Students 10 and older welcomed.
In this class you will learn about different air brush guns at different price points, how to use them along with how to care for them. You will learn about different applications for airbrushing, how to mix color and different ways to practice at home. This class will be packed with useful info for the novice all the way to the expert. You will also get to try your hands at holding and using a few airbrush guns at the end of class.


Refund Policy: No refunds for any reason. Stipulations: If a student cannot attend class for any reason the following procedure can be taken to secure a credit or transfer. The student (purchaser of ticket) can contact Rachel Noel on or before 72 hours prior to the event date to request a transfer to another class (of equal or lesser value) or a credit. Also, the student may attempt to secure funds by selling their ticket prior to the event date. (Selling a ticket at a higher value and or after the event date will result in legal pursuit) Any cancelations made after the 72 hour mark will not be eligible for a credit or transfer and all monies paid will be forfeited.

Tiered Cakes 101 July 19, 2020

Tiered Cakes 101 July 19, 2020

Sunday, July 19, 2020 at 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM CDT

Tiered Cakes 101
Skill Set: must have general knowledge of basic cake decorating (simple piping, applying buttercream to a single tiered cake)
Students 12 years and older welcomed
Student Fee: $225 (payment plan offered, just purchase deposit ticket of $50 and follow instructions)
All supplies included.

This class will be FULLY LOADED!!!

This is for the person who has done cakes for a while and wants to sharpen their skills. You will learn everything from planning the design and serving size to the appropriate recipes for the size cake you have chosen. You will learn about structural supports and how to transport cakes in any size. For those that want to profit off their love of baking and cake decorating you will also learn about pricing and the cottage food laws in Louisiana along with an intro into food safety.
Along with these topics of discussion and a few demos, each student will design their own 2-tiered cake (following a list of parameters) break it down to serving sizes, price it and then execute it in real cake. We will stack it and decorate it (limited to fondant, gum paste, lace accents)

Please bring a apron.

You may bring a drink and snacks.

Sweet Summertime Cookie Class

Sweet Summertime Cookie Class

Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 4:00 PM - 8:30 PM CDT

Sweet Summer Time Cookie Class
Beginner/Intermediate Level
Students 12 and older
$45 Student fee

(Depending on the average skill set of the class the time frame may vary)
Held at A Bakers Choice Baking Supply Store
Instructed by Rachel Noel

All supplies included.
You may bring a beverage, small snacks and an apron.

There will be a 30min. Intermission while Cookies are drying which will allow time for students to shop.

Each student will execute and take home 8 summer time themed cookies.
You will learn the basics of lining, flooding your cookies. Do's and Dont's when preparing and handling your cookies. Tips and tricks to storing icing. You will learn about different consistencies and the proper one for certain techniques. You will learn how to achieve beautiful designs with layering colors and fine detail work. We will also be airbrushing and hand painting!

This class is packed with valuable tips, tricks and techniques! Each student will receive a class packet filled with recipes and so much more!

*Please note the age requirement. Young children will not benefit from this class as they can not grasp the concepts. (For that reason we do not put a 5 year old in a 4th grade class, they will simply get frustrated and upset)

Refund Policy: No refunds for any reason. Stipulations: If a student cannot attend class for any reason the following procedure can be taken to secure a credit or transfer. The student (purchaser of ticket) can contact Rachel Noel on or before 72 hours prior to the event date to request a transfer to another class (of equal or lesser value) or a credit. Also, the student may attempt to secure funds by selling their ticket prior to the event date. (Selling a ticket at a higher value and or after the event date will result in legal pursuit) Any cancelations made after the 72 hour mark will not be eligible for a credit or transfer and all monies paid will be forfeited

Space Babies Cookie Class Aug 2

Space Babies Cookie Class Aug 2

Sunday, August 2, 2020 at 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM CDT

Space Babies Cookie Class
Beginner/Intermediate Level
Students 12 and older
$45 Student fee

(Depending on the average skill set of the class the time frame may vary)
Held at A Bakers Choice Baking Supply Store
Instructed by Rachel Noel

All supplies included.
You may bring a beverage, small snacks and an apron.

There will be a 30min. Intermission while Cookies are drying which will allow time for students to shop.

Each student will execute and take home 8 space themed cookies.
You will learn the basics of lining, flooding your cookies. Do's and Dont's when preparing and handling your cookies. Tips and tricks to storing icing. You will learn about different consistencies and the proper one for certain techniques. You will learn how to achieve beautiful designs with layering colors and fine detail work.

This class is packed with valuable tips, tricks and techniques! Each student will receive a class packet filled with recipes and so much more!

*Please note the age requirement. Young children will not benefit from this class as they can not grasp the concepts. (For that reason we do not put a 5 year old in a 4th grade class, they will simply get frustrated and upset)

Refund Policy: No refunds for any reason. Stipulations: If a student cannot attend class for any reason the following procedure can be taken to secure a credit or transfer. The student (purchaser of ticket) can contact Rachel Noel on or before 72 hours prior to the event date to request a transfer to another class (of equal or lesser value) or a credit. Also, the student may attempt to secure funds by selling their ticket prior to the event date. (Selling a ticket at a higher value and or after the event date will result in legal pursuit) Any cancelations made after the 72 hour mark will not be eligible for a credit or transfer and all monies paid will be forfeited

Beginners Cake Class

Beginners Cake Class

Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM CDT

Beginners Cake Class
This is a crash course on cake decorating!! This class is for the students who have never touched a spatula or the student who would like to brush up on their skills. Learn how to tort and level cake layers. Fill layers properly. Crumb coating and icing a cake perfectly smooth with American Buttercream. You will also decorate your perfect canvas with simple yet beautiful buttercream borders, roses and writing.

$65 class fee
Adults 12+
All supplies included (you may bring an apron and beverage)
Held at A Bakers Choice
Deadline to register: Aug. 4

Palette Knife Flower Cake Class

Palette Knife Flower Cake Class

Monday, August 24, 2020 at 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM CDT

Palette Knife Flower Cake Class
Student fee: $125 (Payment plans are offered, purchase $50 Deposit ticket and follow instructions listed in ticket discription)
Students 12 and older welcomed

In this class you will assemble a double barrel cake covered with a beautiful spackle texture. You will learn how to use this super stable medium to create these beautiful bright colored delicate flowers! Tons of fun techniques!

Refund Policy: No refunds for any reason. Stipulations: If a student cannot attend class for any reason the following procedure can be taken to secure a credit or transfer. The student (purchaser of ticket) can contact Rachel Noel on or before 72 hours prior to the event date to request a transfer to another class (of equal or lesser value) or a credit. Also, the student may attempt to secure funds by selling their ticket prior to the event date. (Selling a ticket at a higher value and or after the event date will result in legal pursuit) Any cancelations made after the 72 hour mark will not be eligible for a credit or transfer and all monies paid will be forfeited.

If a transfer is granted and accepted by the student that transfer will be final and no refund or second transfer will be granted. In addition the student cannot sell the transferred spot.

Deposit Tickets: Deposit tickets are non-refundable and are not eligible for credit or transfer under any circumstances. The student can sell the deposit ticket but must do so through Rachel Noel Designs LLC to ensure the proper exchange of funds for said transaction to the new student/purchaser. This must be done 2 weeks prior to class date.

Ms. Spade Cake Class

Ms. Spade Cake Class

Sunday, August 30, 2020 at 1:30 PM - 6:30 PM CDT

Ms. Spade Cake Class
$125
(Payment plans offered. Just purchase $40 nonrefundable deposit ticket and follow instructions listed on ticket)
July 12, 2020
@1:30-6:30pm
Class time will vary is contingent on the skill set of the class a whole.
All supplies Included
Students may bring an apron and beverage
Intermediate Skill level (must know how to work with buttercream, basic cake tools such as a bent spatula and pastry bags)
Instructed by Rachel Noel
Ever wondered how cake artists get those perfect flush stripes around a cake? Or how to use chocolate for the ever so trendy drip look? Or maybe you just want to see how sparkly gold edible accents are made? Were you curious about delicate buttercream flowers? You will learn all that and more!
Each Student will construct their own full size 8"(Diameter)x 6" (Height) vanilla buttercream cake from start to finish. Will serve roughly 12-16 generous slices

Beginners Cake Class Sept. 19 Sat.

Beginners Cake Class Sept. 19 Sat.

Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM CDT

Beginners Cake Class
This is a crash course on cake decorating!! This class is for the students who have never touched a spatula or the student who would like to brush up on their skills. Learn how to tort and level cake layers. Fill layers properly. Crumb coating and icing a cake perfectly smooth with American Buttercream. You will also decorate your perfect canvas with simple yet beautiful buttercream borders, roses and writing.

$65 class fee
Adults 12+
All supplies included (you may bring an apron and beverage)
Held at A Bakers Choice
Deadline to register: Sept. 10