Cake Decorating Classes 2018

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  Classes
Class Dates:

April 9, 2018

May 7, 2018


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: 

April 23, 2018

May 14, 2018

June 11, 2018




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  Class   
Class Dates:  

June 4, 2018

Class Time: t classes 7-9 PM


Make A Tiered cake  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:  Private classes (Call to schedule)

Time: 7-9:30




Unicorn Cake- Learn to decorate a buttercream and fondant cake design.  Cake is baked in advance. Photo Below.

Class Fee:  $125.00         Class Dates:   June 25 , 2018    Time:  7-9 PM


3-d  Baseball  Cap Cake - Learn to carve and cover with fondant a baseball cap cake.  Cake is baked in advance. Photo Below.

Class Fee:  $135.00         Class Dates:   April 23rd , 2018    Time:  5-6:55 PM



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 13 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!!

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