Chocolate Blackout Cake

$165 per person

What You'll Learn

By the end of the class, you will:

  • Know how to assemble and fill even cake layers
  • Understand how to prepare a simple stove top custard

About This Class

Rich chocolate cake, creamy chocolate filling, and a coat of chocolate cake crumbs – we’re fairly sure this is the best go-to chocolate dessert any cook can have in their repertoire.

Originally hailing from Brooklyn, Ebinger’s Bakery was a decades-long institution. There was a time when, if you lived in Brooklyn, you lived near an Ebinger’s — and you definitely knew its famous blackout cake. The signature chocolate dessert had a following well beyond New York and while the bakery is long gone, we’re keeping the recipe alive.

Join us to learn how to prepare your own Blackout cake from scratch.  You may never make another chocolate cake again!

Menu

You will prepare your own Chocolate Blackout Cake

Details

  • Wine included
  • Light meal served in class
  • Suitable for vegetarians
  • Ages 18+

FAQ

What is the format of a typical cooking class?

The average duration of our current cooking classes is 2 hours, which is predominately hands-on work. You will be standing for the majority of class, cooking at your work station as your instructor demonstrates techniques and walks around providing individual feedback.

When should I arrive for my class?

Due to COVID-19 regulations, we can not have students congregate in the building before class starts. Doors will open 5 minutes prior to class starting and we will begin promptly on time. Students will be asked to queue up outside the door of the school, safely distanced (sidewalks are clearly marked) and will be let in the school just before class begins.

What do I need to bring with me to class?

Please arrive at the school with your own mask on. You will be given a new, disposable mask to wear in class to ensure what you have on hasn’t been contaminated prior to entering SFCS. We will have extras available should you need one while at school.

Wear comfortable clothes and close-toed shoes (remember, you’ll be on your feet cooking). The kitchens at SFCS are fully equipped with everything else you need, including clean aprons.

 

Do I need to eat before class?

Due to COVID-19 regulations, we will not be serving food or drinks during class, We will, however, be sending you home with both ingredients and finished food items so you can enjoy them later, and practice as well.

What should I wear to class?

Wear casual clothing you can easily move around in, and comfortable close-toed shoes. Long hair must be pulled back and masks, provided by SFCS, are required while in the building.

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Cancellation Policy

Any cancellation up to two weeks prior to your class start date will be refunded 100%. Cancellations up to 5 days before your class start date will qualify for an online credit to be applied to another class. No refunds or credits will be issued for cancellations received less than 5 days before your class start date, however, you may always send a friend in your place if you’re unable to attend.
Please note: Cancellation requests made the day of class are not eligible for a refund or credit, no exceptions. 
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