Learn to make your own marble cake in Kiss My Bundt's "Lost Marbles" class on Tuesday, March 30. (Photo courtesy of Kiss My Bundt Bakery)

 

Spring has sprung and Easter is upon us!  

Whipping up brunch while the tykes hunt for Easter eggs and chocolate bunnies?    Looking for elegant Easter  appetizers and pastries?  Want to wow guests with a show-stopping  marble cake?  

Check out the following cooking classes, scheduled Tuesday, March 30 and Wednesday, March 31.   You can indulge your guests and still have time to shop for your Easter bonnet!  

  

LAST MINUTE COOKING CLASSES FOR EASTER  

Amanda Cushman’s  Amazing Easter Brunch Buffet and Best Ever Brunch  

Want to elevate your Easter brunch from everyday to extraordinary?  Culinary educator Amanda Cushman, who has worked with Martha Stewart Catering in NY, taught at The New School – Culinary Arts Program, and whose cookbook “Simple Real Food” is in its second printing, offers not one but two brunch classes; one is specifically designed to dazzle for Easter!   

(PLEASE NOTE:   The brunch classes are not at the same location and require different sign-ups!  One is in the evening and one is in the day!)   

Amazing Easter Buffet Brunch  

Tuesday, March 30 from 6:30 pm – 9:30PM (Evening class!)  

In this class, learn luxe versions of homey standbys such as:  Scrambled Eggs with Caviar, Crispy Hash Brown Potatoes with Honey Glazed Bacon and  Stuffed French Toast with Sour Cream and Banana Filling.  Impress with no stress!  

$75  

Held at :  Lets Get Cookin  

4643 Lakeview Canyon Road  

Westlake Village 91361  

Call this number to schedule this class ONLY: 818-991-3940  

   

Best Ever Brunch  

Wednesday, March 31 from 10AM12:00 NOON (Daytime class!)  

Make an Easter brunch that’s cozy AND exotic with Blueberry Streusel Muffins, Tomato Mozzarella Strata, and Tropical Fruit in Lime Syrup Breeze through this brunch, then relax and welcome spring!  

$70  

Held at: Surfas Chefs Paradise  

8777 Washington Boulevard  

Culver City 90232  

Contact: 310.559.4770  

To sign up for this class ONLY, go to http://www.amandacooks.com/  

Click on “Cooking classes”, then the Paypal button for “Best Brunch Ever”.  

   

   

Kiss My Bundt’s “Lost Marbles” – Marble Cakes from scratch  

Tuesday, March 30, 7:30PM  

Who doesn’t love marble…cake, that is?!   At Kiss My Bundt Bakery, learn the lost art of making Marble Cake, in which two to four kinds of  cake batter are swirled together and topped with American Buttercream for crowd-pleasing confections.  In addition to “basics” like Chocolate, Vanilla Bean, and Coffee, the class will offer zingy, spring colors…er, flavors…such as Banana, Orange, Lemon, Lime and Strawberry.  You’ll want a frock to match your gorgeous cake!  

Kiss My Bundt’s owner/founder and senior pastry chef/instructor Chrysta Wilson has been dubbed “The Bundt Babe” for her Southern-inspired specialties including delectable bundt cakes;  Kiss My Bundt’s cupcakes captured the top spots in MyFoxLA’s 2008 and 2009 HotList.  Her “Kiss My Bundt” cookbook was published in November 2009.  

Sign up now!  These classes go quickly!  

$55  

http://school.kissmybundt.net  

Kiss My Bundt  

8104 West 3rd Street  

Los Angeles 90048  

  

 323.655.0559  

   

   

Easter Entertaining  @ Chef’s Inc.  

Wednesday, March 31 @ 6:30PM  

In Class 107 at Chef’s Inc. (“Cooking for the Eager and the Curious”), Chef Marjorie Baker will teach you how to make fresh-as-spring appetizers like Gruyere Herb Puffs  and Potato Pancakes with Chives, Smoked Salmon and Sour Cream as well as all-year-round decadent desserts like Chocolate Hazelnut Fritters and Profiteroles with Ice Cream and Chocolate Sauce.  

BONUS:  You can bring wine to toast your Easter culinary endeavors!  

Chef’s Inc. founder, Chef Leslie McKenna, has worked at top restaurants around the  country, including Primi and Valentino in Los Angeles.  She recently launched her biscotti line:  “Leslie’s Famous Biscotti”.  

$85  

Chef’s Inc.  

10955 Pico Boulevard  

Los Angeles 90064  

310.470.2277  

For more info & to sign up: http://www.chefsinc.net/  (Click on “Culinary Classes”)  

Ready?  U Know U Want 2 Go Go….

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