Poetry would be entirely composed of haikus and sonnets dedicated to cakes and pastries if poets didn't devour their idyllic subjects before having a chance to write. Say what meter and rhythm cannot with today's Groupon: for $22, you get a two-hour Kids Can Bake class for children ages 5–14 at Bundt Cake Cravings (a $46.61 value, including tax). Classes are offered on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Additional weeknight classes can be scheduled for groups of three to four children.
Bundt Cake Cravings’ sage bakers impart their culinary know-how upon student treatsmiths during hands-on, two-hour Kids Can Bake classes held in the bakery’s own kitchens. Each sweet-forging session aims to group participants together by age and is capped at four pupils to ensure one-on-one instruction and swift games of telephone. Classes kick off as junior batter architects assemble and bake three bundtlet cakes from scratch, crafting each dessert in their flavour choice of vanilla, chocolate, or brown sugar. Once creations emerge from ovens, each freshly hatched cake is decorated and then nestled into its own container before it's slipped into a cellophane bag and sealed with a bow. With students' edible masterworks cradled proudly in their arms and wee heads haberdashed in a jaunty baker’s hat, instructors snap portraits of each participant and email them to proud parents upon the course’s completion, for visual confirmation that cakes don’t just bake themselves. Students also receive a bakery certificate that both celebrates their success and gives them a concrete document to point to when progenitors question their breakfast-in-bed-making credentials.
Bundt Cake Cravings
Bundt Cake Cravings' sage bakers create pans of their fluffy ringed desserts in a variety of sizes and seasonal flavours to suit individual hankerings and celebrations. Cakes ranging in size from cupcake-sized bundtminis to 10 inches are covered with cream-cheese frosting and festive decorations, including colourful bows and cardettes with messages such as "Happy Birthday" and "Sorry for Eating Your Car’s Air Freshener." Trays of cookies emerge from the ovens in chocolate-chip, oatmeal-raisin, and ginger varieties. The bakery also offers baking lessons for kids aged 5–14, allowing them to don aprons and learn a new skill in the sweet shop's own kitchen.
220 St. Paul St.
St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 3M2