Cake/cookie Decorating Classes 2017

Cake Decorating Classes MD, DC, VA:  Fancy Cakes by Leslie's award winning bakery and cake designers make for great teachers.  We are happy to share our decades of creative experience.

Cake decorating classes at Fancy Cakes by Leslie are held in Bethesda in Montgomery County and convenient to Silver Spring, Potomac, Rockville, Gaithersburg and Germantown Maryland, and close to Washington DC in District of Columbia and Fairfax, Arlington and Loudoun Counties in Northern Virginia.




Beginning Cake Decorating Classes


In this 2-hour hands-on class, discuss box mix cakes/icings vs. scratch cakes/icings. Learn about torting & filling cakes. End with a finished icing in buttercream & piped pulled borders. All materials provided.

Class Fee: $95.00 Adult Classesor Kids Classes $85 (classes each 1 day)
Class Dates:

March 20, or 27th/ April  17th or 24th, May 8, 15, or 24th, June 5, 12, 19 or 26

Class Times:  Childrens Hours 4:30-6:00 (Kids only)    

Adults  Hours 7-9 PM ( ADULTS 12 on up)


Buttercream Piping Classes 


In this two-hour hands-on class, learn about the different pastry tips available to decorate cakes with buttercream icing. Participants pipe borders and create side designs, flowers, garlands, and swirls. These skills result in creating a simple or dramatic looking cake. All materials will be provided.

Class Fee: $95.00
Class Dates: March 21, or 28th , April 4,or 25th , May 2, 9, 
Class Time: 7-9 PM



Beginning Fondant Classes



This class is for first-time fondant decorators or those who need to hone their skills.Create the design of your choice.

You will learn about the properties of fondant and its limitations. We will weigh, cut, knead and color fondant. Techniques in rolling, covering, and trimming cakes will be taught. Participants finish their designs in class.

Class Fee: $135.00 Adults Classes   OR  Kids Classes $115
Class Dates:  May
16 or 23, June 6, 13, 20 or 27th

Class Time: Adult classes 7-9 PM

Children classes 4:30-6 PM



Tiered cake Decorating class


Learn to stack a 2 tiered cake that you decorate in buttercream. You create the design. Cake is baked in advance.

Class Fee:  $275.00

Class Date:  April 18th

Time: 7-9:30


Gumpaste/Sugar Flower Class

Learn how to make sugar flowers: roses, magnolias, calla lilies, filler flowers (small fillers), leaves.  We have cutters for most flowers so if you have a flower in mind we can show you how to make it.

Class Fee:  $150.00

Class Date: April 3rd

Time 7:00-9:00


Every Saturday cookie or cupcake decorating (Any Age)

Fancy cookie decorating, 8 cookies .Learn to decorate in fondant and royal icing.  Cookies are all ready baked and ready to decorate. OR CHOOSE To learn how to decorate 6 fancy cupcakes.I work with you to create designs of your choice.

Date: Choose any Saturday until the end of June  (except Sat. April 8th)

Class time:   6:15 to 7:45 PM

Class Fee $65.00






Registration can be made in person ( Bethesda location) or by phone and is on a first come, first serve basis. Payment is due with registration to guarantee your spot. Classes are limited to 14 participants. Participants must be at least 12 years of age. 

The health department requires that students in the baking area of our store have long hair pulled back, clothing that is clean, tops with sleeves, long pants, and closed-toed shoes (no sandals are allowed).

Thank You!! I'm looking forward to having you in my cake world!!