Events & Tastings

Oct
31
2018
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
$100.00

Unleash your creativity on cookies! Decorated cookies make great gifts, party favors, stocking stuffers and holiday centerpieces. In this class you'll learn to make tasty butter cookies and use a variety of decorating techniques. You'll make your own cookie dough and fresh fondant from scratch. We'll show you how to decorate with fondant and royal icing and then you'll get plenty of hands-on practice. We provide an assortment of cookie cutters, but you're welcome to bring your own (3" to 4" please).

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, fondant and a dozen dazzling decorated cookies you created yourself, plus great coupons.

Nov
01
2018
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
$125.00

Making a coffeecake is worth it for the smell alone! In this hands-on class you'll craft three different coffeecakes so good you’ll be baking them for years to come- including our popular hot cocoa coffee cake, blueberry buckle and banana bread with salted pecan praline. You'll have your household jumping out of bed in the morning for your fresh baked creation!

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, the cakes you baked in class and great coupons.

Nov
01
2018
5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
$125.00

Learn to make the rye Zingerman's is famous for! Saveur magazine called it "America's best rye." You'll make onion rye, pumpernickel and vorterkaker, a Norwegian 100% rye. Get tips on creating and maintaining a rye sour at home that will give your bread amazing flavor. Your sandwiches will be sending you thank you notes.

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, three loaves of bread you made in class, rye sour to make more bread at home and great coupons.

Nov
01
2018
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
$75.00

Hop on the tahini train! We’ve been experimenting in the kitchen with the latest culinary craze, tahini (rich sesame paste). And we’re using a particularly great organic tahini we sourced from Turkey. In this class you’ll bake tahini butter cookies, tahini banana bread made with Michigan wheat flour and black sesame seeds, and tahini and almond filled croissants with a carob drizzle. (Due to time constraints, we will provide you with already baked croissants to fill.) They'll add excitement and flavor to your baker's recipe box.

You’ll leave BAKE! With our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, all the food you made in class and great coupons.

Nov
02
2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
$100.00

Let’s make dinner together! In this hands-on class you’ll cook egg fettuccine with alfredo sauce from scratch, then bake grissini (crispy breadsticks), and chocolate biscotti.

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, dinner for four and great coupons.

Nov
02
2018
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
$45.00

What goes better with cheese than beer? More cheese! With the ever-increasing number of great breweries and craft beer, it can be hard to know what to look for in choosing a beer for your cheese. We’ll talk about the brewing process, major styles of beer, and some of our favorite cheeses to pair up with each style. We’ll end the evening on a sweet note with a beer and gelato float!

This tasting is for cheese lovers 21+.

Nov
03
2018
8:00 am to 12:00 pm
$125.00

One of our most popular classes because we teach you Zingerman's beloved croissant recipe. There are very few places in the world outside of France where you can get a good, truly flaky, buttery croissant. Zingerman’s Bakehouse is one of them. There are some tricks but it’s mostly about taking the time to do it right. And when you smell and taste these treats, you’ll be happy that you did. In this class you’ll learn the basic techniques of creating traditional butter laminated dough. You'll make our plain butter croissant recipe in class, as well as almond and chocolate filled!

You'll leave BAKE! with our croissant recipe, the knowledge to recreate it at home, a dozen croissants you made in class, croissant dough to bake later and great coupons.
**You may want to bring a cooler to put your take-home croissant dough in, if you are traveling more than an hour to attend class.

Nov
03
2018
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
$75.00

Learn the tips to making tender scones and flaky biscuits, such as how to properly cut butter into flour. Together we’ll make Bakehouse classic ginger scones andSouthern style buttermilk biscuits. Simple and delicious, thesestaples will surely become household favorites! We'll also shake things up a bit withsweet potato biscuits (summer2018) or scones made with einkorn, a flavorful ancient heirloom wheat variety.(fall 2018, winter 2019).

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, 3 dozen pastries you made in class and great coupons.

Nov
03
2018
1:30 pm to 5:30 pm
$100.00

In this class you’ll create a world-class tiramisu from scratch! We’ll make every component and assemble them together to make something special. You'll make chiffon cake, espresso syrup and zabaglione, a cooked custard made with a bit of marsala wine. And that's not all. There's also the addition of mascarpone cheese, whipped cream and a generous dusting of cocoa.You'll get hands-on practice for a few key baking techniques like whipping egg whites, cooking custard, whipping cream, folding mixtures and piping cake batter. Wait until you taste how magically each flavor blends together to make one of our favorite Italian sweets.

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, the tiramisu you made in class and great coupons.

Nov
03
2018
1:30 pm to 5:30 pm
$125.00

Brioche is one of the most satisfyingly rich breads in the world. The scent of butter will fill the room when you learn how to make brioche dough, shape it and bake it to perfection. We’ll show you how versatile this dough is by making a traditional round tête shape, chocolate filled brioche rolls, a savory brioche roll filled with sausage, and a sweet loaf called Craquelin, the national bread of Belgium! You'll get plenty of hands-on practice in class with mixing, kneading and proofing yeasted doughs. We'll also demonstrate "bee sting" cake. You gotta try it!

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, two loaves, eight rolls, dough to bake later and great coupons.