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We offer classes!

Professional baking classes offered on Sunday mornings beginning at 9:00, and ending at 1:00. Space is limited to 10 individuals.

Our classes are all hands-on.  Students will learn lots of inside information first hand, and will create fantastic finished products in every class.  Everyone attending will take home the creations of the day and have the option of indulging friends and family with their personal masterpieces. 

*We have a new schedule for 2018 baking classes.  Spots are limited, please call the shop at (207)773-2253 or email Andrea at damiaksons@yahoo.com to reserve your space for these great events! Fee for this class is $65.00/adult and $30.00/children 16 & under.  All ages welcome!! 

January 21, 2018:  Classic Croissants

In this class, we will explore different flavor profiles for the classic French croissant via the lamination process.  This is a fun, informative class.  Please come with an open mind, and creative juices flowing!

February 4, 2018:  Valentine Sweets

Love is in the air!  We will learn some simple, yet stunning techniques for making extraordinary treats for everyone in your household, that you will want to make all year round.  After all, love is not a one day deal!!

February 18, 2018:  Yeast Breads

Bread is one of the most essential, and constant foods in the history of the human race.  There are infinite types to prepare, and more than likely, infinite techniques for making them all.  We will make several basic breads, and a few specialty varieties.  Some say kneading bread is therapeutic,...if that's the case, the doctor is in!!

March 4, 2018:  Tea Cakes and Sweet Breads

Let's warm up the winter doldrums with this class specifically designed to warm the soul.  After this class, you'll want to invite your friends over for tea or coffee, just so you can serve them up some of your lovely creations.

March 18, 2018:  Easter Treats

This is one of my favorite classes, because we will be making a host of different treats.  We will make lady finger cakes into cute birds, and flowers, cupcake baskets, Challah bread, and some flourless chocolate, and meringue treats.

April 8, 2018:  Fruit desserts and Mousses

At this point, let's face it; we're all in the mood for spring!!  If it hasn't quite caught up with our want for it, let's bring it to us with some fresh, fruity desserts and mousses.

Once Mother Nature sees these lovely creations, she'll have to admit, Spring is overdue!!

April 22, 2018:  Classic Puff Pastry

Puff pastry is one of the most versatile laminated doughs and an essential part of pastry arts.  You will learn how to produce the dough and utilize it in some diverse applications, from cream horns to canapés.

May 6, 2018:  Mother Love

We will focus on some individual treats to create for all of our mothers....So many of us have women in our lives whom we hold near and dear, whether they are our birth mothers, or not.  They all deserve a little extra love from us, so let's give them a treat followed by a big hug to show them how we feel.

May 20, 2018:  Cake Assembly, and Decoration:

Cakes are my specialty, and I'd love to help you make them yours as well.  We will go over assembling a layer cake and some basic decorating techniques that will turn your dread of making a homemade birthday cake into something you can look forward to making and giving to your family.

June 3, 2018:  Wedding Favors

June has been the traditional wedding month for years, and although trends are changing, and more and more weddings are happening in the fall, it's the perfect time to start planning some homemade favors to present to your guests.  Doing it yourself doesn't have to be difficult.  With proper planning you can save money, and wow your guests!

June 24, 2018:  Summer Pies

Local fruit is coming!!  Be prepared to use it all this season with these fantastic pies.  You can start with strawberries, then raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, apples, pears and peaches.  Let nothing go to waste this summer--Make Pie!!

 

 

 

 

 

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We source our ingredients locally

We source what we can locally, from our coffee from Coffee By Design, to our fruit from local farmers. We also have rotating art from local artists available for purchase.

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We support everyone

Equality is at the core of what we believe in. We donate excess food to Prebble Street Resource Center, we've been active in Portland Pride, and donate to local charities and auctions. 

We are very avid supporters of LGBTQ!! We're donating a portion of our proceeds to help support this great organization!!