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Teens at Whisk – Batter Up: Cakes, Cakes and More!


This 5-day camp is designed for teens ages 13 and up.

MONDAY, July 5th – FRIDAY, July 9th

FROM 2:00PM – 4:00PM

Cakes are the perfect way to celebrate any occasion, and perfect cakes can be achieved with just a touch of skill and some patience. In this hands-on class led by Chef Lee Baker, students will learn how to properly measure, mix, bake, fill, frost and decorate cakes. We’ll start with basic cake formulas to build up confidence and end with more advanced, composed, layer cakes. Specific skills include proper measuring, different mixing techniques, how to test for doneness (from cakes to custards), and – last but not least – layering and decorating for picture perfect cakes!

Monday – Breakfast Cakes

Mini Apple Streusel Sour Cream Coffee Cake, Crepe Cake with Cream Cheese Filling

Tuesday – Butter Cakes

Lemon Pound Cake, Devil’s Food Layer Cake with Chocolate Ganache Frosting

Wednesday – Sponge-Type Cakes

Raspberry Jelly Roll, Vanilla Angel Food Cake

Thursday – Custard Cakes 

New York-Style Cheesecake, Flourless Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Sauce

Friday – Petit Fours

Peanut Butter and Jelly Petits Fours

  • No prior cooking or baking experience is required, just an interest to learn.
  • For safety reasons, please tie long hair back and wear closed-toed shoes.
  • Students will be working with flour, butter and eggs and so we cannot accommodate students with allergies to working with gluten, dairy or eggs.