Handmade Truffles (Introductory Course)
Handmade Truffles (In Depth Course)
Tempering Chocolate at Home
Cake Decorating (Introductory Course)
Cake Decorating (In Depth Course)
ChRistmas and Easter Courses
School Holiday Chocolate Making
Please note: Minimum of 6 people for a course to be run. Dates may change if the minimum attendees are not reached.
Make and decorate your very own box of 24 Chocolates. We will show you how to make ganache, the starting point for truffles, and provide you with a variety of flavours to pipe into chocolate shells. You will also had roll your own truffles before using correctly tempered chocolate to dip your chocolate truffles and decorate them in a variety of styles. Finally you will package your chocolates beautifully in a box to take home - your friends will think a professional has made these amazing chocolates!
Price: £35 per person.
Time: Approximately 1.5 - 2 hours.
Aprons will be provided.
Saturday 5th October 2019 (10am Start)
Saturday 18th January 2020 (10am Start)
Saturday 2nd May 2020 (10am Start)
Learn to make a selection of flavours of hand rolled and moulded chocolates and a range of ways to decorate them. We will teach you to make ganache, the starting point for truffles, and once you have your ganache we will use a variety of ingredients to flavour it. We will teach you to correctly temper chocolate and use it to dip your chocolate truffles and decorate them in a 3 different styles. You will experience hand rolling truffles, cutting and dipping square truffles and piping into chocolate shells. Finally you will make a chocolate bowl to put your chocolates in and package them beautifully to take home - your friends will think a professional has made these amazing chocolates!
Saturday 21st September 2019 (10am start)
Saturday 25th January 2020 (10am start)
Saturday 23rd May 2020 (10am start)
Tempering Chocolate at home – a short course to demystify the process of tempering chocolate – especially aimed at the home kitchen. Useful for those who like to bake and create treats at home.
Saturday 18th April 2020 (10am start)
On this course you will be able to make and decorate your own chocolate shoe – A fun two hour course to make your own beautiful stiletto shoe to take before packaging it to take home – a great girly activity!
On our introductory cake decorating course you will learn the basics of tempering chocolate at home plus various techniques with chocolate to decorate your home bakes – such as chocolate run outs, chocolate spirals, shards and rolls.
Next Course late Spring 2020 - date to be confirmed
On our in depth cake decorating course we will provide you with one of our delicious signature chocolate cakes all ready to decorate and an experienced chocolatier will teach you special techniques with chocolate to create a show stopping finished chocolate cake. Firstly you will learn how make a delicious chocolate ganache to cover your cake. Then you will be taken through the steps to temper chocolate correctly at home and use it to create chocolate curls, shapes, ruffles and runouts. As well as how to use chocolate transfers to add colour to your cake. As well as our standard cake decorating course we will run one off cake decorating courses themed around the season - for example Autumn leaves, or summer flowers. We hope to offer some different chocolate skills with each different cake.
Saturday 7th September 2019 (10am start)
Saturday 7th March 2020 (10am start)
SPECIAL COURSE - AUTUMN THEME - make and decorate a cake covered in colourful autumn leaves, chocolate curls and chocolate mushrooms!
Saturday 19th October 2019 (10am Start) 4 hours
Cake pops are a real hit at the moment. On this course learn how to mix cake and frosting to create your cake pop and how to correctly temper your chocolate at home and use it to dip and decorate your own gorgeous cake pops. We will let you in on a few of the chocolatey tricks that have made our triple chocolate cake pops so popular. Finally you will make your own cake stand to display your cake pops in.
Saturday 8th February 2020 (10am)
Christmas and Easter are the perfect times for special chocolates! Join us to make your own seasonal chocolate treats, and gifts.
Aprons will be provided.
Saturday 9th November (10am start) – Christmas Baubles – make and decorate 6 large chocolate baubles filled with handmade chocolates and treats and package them to hang on the tree! (£55.00) 3 – 3.5 hours
Saturday 16th November (10am start) – Chocolate Christmas hampers – make lots of Christmas chocolate treats including: truffles, hot chocolate swizzlers, lollipops, Florentines, flavoured bars and chocolate shapes and package together in a beautiful Christmas hamper – ideal as a family Christmas gift or to divide up for lots of little gifts. (£60.00) 4 hours
Saturday 23rd November (10am Start) – Chocolate Christmas Tree – make a beautiful chocolate tree and decorate with coloured chocolate, snow, chocolate lights and sparkle. Plus handmade truffles to hide inside the chocolate tree! Great for a special gift or a table centre piece. (£55.00) 3 – 3.5 hours
Saturday 30th November (10am and 2pm Start) – Chocolate Truffle Advent Calendars – make and decorate chocolates and truffles in a box of 24 – one for each day until Christmas! (£35.00) 1.5 - 2 hrs
Saturday 7th December (10am start) – Make and decorate a Giant chocolate Christmas pudding – hollow to fill with the handmade chocolates you will also make. (£55.00) 3 hrs
Saturday 28th March (10am start) – Hand make and decorate your own Easter Egg and Chocolates and truffles to fill it with! (£55.00) 3hrs
On certain dates throughout the school holidays children will be able to make, decorate and package their own lollipop or flavoured chocolate bar (or a variety of other items throughout the year). You will use our professionally tempered chocolate to make it and then decoration is up to you, go wild with a large selection of sprinkles and chocolate to make anything from a smiley face to a yummy mess!
The price is £5.00 per person (suitable for kids and big kids!) All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Please note you will need to allow your lollipop or chocolate bar to set for about 15 minutes before packaging it to take home. Booking is not necessary but if there is a particular time you would like to come please do let us know to avoid disappointment. Aprons provided!
Dates: Friday 1st November 2019
Special Dietary Requirements
Due to the large variety of ingredients used in demonstrations and parties at Emily’s we are unable to remove all possible allergens from the area, however we can usually cater for dairy free and gluten free diets with notice. If you have a specific requirement please get in touch with us before booking to talk about how we can help.
Bookings and Cancellations Policy
To check availability, to book or for any further information please call 01777 711007, email or pop into our shop on Churchgate, Retford.
All bookings need to be paid in full to confirm your place on the course. Please note, we need 2 weeks notice for a full refund. With 7 days notice you will receive a 50% refund or you can swap to another available course date. Unfortunately we are unable to give a refund with less than 7 days notice unless we can fill your places.
Courses need a minimum of 4 participants to run. If 2 weeks prior to the course we don't have enough participants we may need to rearrange your booking to another date or alternatively give a full refund.