Cake and Sip

Cake and Sip classes, are held Sunday and Monday Nights at Capital City Gastropub, 261 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208. Classes begin at 7:30pm and end at 10:00pm (unless otherwise noted), doors will open at 7:15pm for students. All classes are $50. All students must register in advance by completing the sign-up form on this site. No walk-ins or guests permitted. Payment for class tuition will be sent via emailed invoice. Invoices must be paid within 48 hours of signing up for your space to be held.  Class tuition covers the use of all decorating tools and dessert to be decorated. Each student will take home a dessert they decorate in the class. One complimentary drink is included with class participation from a selected menu of wines, canned beers and ciders, as well as soda or water offered by Capital City Gastropub. All class participants must be 21 to drink and show proof of Id.  Additional drinks can be order from Capital CIty Gastropub during the class at the expense of individual students.


Mermaid Cakes

Students will learn the basics of constructing a cake from start to finish, including proper leveling, filling and stacking layers, crumb coating and getting a flawless finish. We will add sea themed decorations made from modeling chocolate, fondant, and piped buttercream including a mermaid tails, star fish and seaweed. We will pipe rosettes and stars to finish our nautical cake.

Monday, January 28, 2019
7:30pm-10:00pm
Capital City Gastropub
261 New Scotland Avenue, NY 12208


Valentines Day Cookies

In this class students will learn how to make royal icing in a variety of consistencies from thick to thin. We will create a variety of valentines day inspired cookies. We will learn to line and flood rolled sugar cookies to create sleek valentines day sweets.

Sunday, February 10, 2019
7:30pm-10:00pm
Capital City Gastropub
261 New Scotland Avenue, NY 12208


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Valentines Day Drippy Cake

In this class students will learn how to level fill and ice a cake. we will learn 2 different ways to create distinct pink and white stripes and finish our sweet heart cake with a shiny chocolate drip. Well top our cake with various candies and piped decorations.

Monday, February 11, 2019
7:30pm-10:00pm
Capital City Gastropub
261 New Scotland Avenue, NY 12208


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Minions Cake

In this class students will learn how to level fill and ice a cake. We will use buttercream frosting and modeling chocolate to create a loveable evil doer.

Sunday, February 17, 2019
7:30pm-10:00pm
Capital City Gastropub
261 New Scotland Avenue, NY 12208


Unicorn Cakes

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Unicorn Cakes

Students will learn the basics of constructing a cake from start to finish, including proper leveling, filling and stacking layers, crumb coating and getting a flawless finish. Students will complete their unicorn by adding a golden horn, and piping a perfect rainbow swirl. Each student will complete a 3 layer, 6 inch round cake to take home.

Monday, February 18, 2019
2:30pm-4:30pm

Capital City Gastropub
261 New Scotland Avenue, NY 12208

**This is a special class will take place earlier due to Winter Break.


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Puppy Cupcakes

In this class, students will learn piping techniques and food styling using common candies and chocolate to create cute canine cupcakes. Students will decorate and take home 8 puppy cupcakes.

Monday, February 25, 2019
7:30pm-9:30pm

Capital City Gastropub
261 New Scotland Avenue, NY 12208


Cherry Blossom Cake

In this class students will construct a 3 layered cake. We will go over proper cake leveling and icing to create a smooth finish. We will learn to pipe branches, leaves and 2 different sized cherry blossoms to complete our spring inspired design.

Picture to come.

Monday, March 4, 2019
7:30pm-9:30pm

Capital City Gastropub
261 New Scotland Avenue, NY 12208


Bunny cake

In this class students will learn to level, fill and stack a 3 layer cake. We will cover techniques to ensure a smooth buttercream as each student frosts their cake. We will create tall bunny ears and feet out of modeling chocolate and cover over piping techniques to create a cute easter themed dessert.

Picture to come.

Monday, April 15, 2019
7:30pm-9:30pm

Capital City Gastropub
261 New Scotland Avenue, NY 12208

CAKE AND SIP!

Join us the areas only Cake and Sip cake decorating classes at Capital City Gastropub, 261 New Scotland Avenue Albany, NY 12208. All classes include 2-2.5 hours of professional instruction, all decorating tools and materials. Students will take home a fully decorated dessert each class. Cake and frosting provided by Butter and Sugar Company. Tuition also includes a complimentary drink from a specialty selected drink menu provided by Capital City Gastropub. A choice of red, white and blush wines, or canned beer or cider included as part of the class. Additional drinks can be purchased during the class. Must be 21 to drink. All classes are $50 per student. All participants must be preregistered, no drop ins.

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Check all you plan to attend. Each class is $50 and includes use of all tools and decorating materials, as well as cake/ cupcakes and frosting. Each class also includes a complimentary glass of wine or beer. Additional drinks can be purchased throughout the class. Must be 21 to drink. Please allow up to 24 hours to receive a class invoice. Class Invoices must be paid within 48 hours of receiving them. There are no refunds of class tuition unless the class is cancelled by the instructor. If you cannot attend a class you have registered for you must contact the instructor 2 hours PRIOR to the class start time. You may be able to attend another class with instructor permission at a later date.