Online Cooking Class: Gingerbread Homebuilding 101

Learn everything you need to know to create a beautiful and sturdy gingerbread house from scratch in this live, online cooking class with Chef Sharon. She'll teach you how to bake gingerbread walls that are sturdy and delicious, the art of perfecting the American buttercream and, of course, give a few pointers on decorating your gingerbread house. You'll be delighted at the gingerbread home that emerges on your kitchen counter as you work!


Gingerbread House

American Buttercream Frosting

Every class is fully interactive.
Chef demonstrates each step and assists you as you perform each step.
Ask questions and have the chef check your progress.
  • Recipes Recipes are sent in your booking confirmation.
  • Ingredients Ingredients can be adapted for dietary restrictions or lack of availability.
  • Technology Connect with the chef using Zoom on your computer, tablet or mobile device.
  • Class Participation Chime in with questions through audio or chat. Use of video is optional.
  • Class Minimum 4 devices
  • Class Maximum 20 devices
  • Event Duration 2 hours
  • LabelsKids, Fun, Baking, Holiday


Baking soda
Ground ginger
Ground cinnamon
Ground allspice
Unsalted butter
Dark brown sugar
Dark molasses
Large egg
Meringue powder
Powdered sugar
Candy of your choice for decorating: Candy canes, gumdrops, chocolate and sprinkles

Kitchen Equipment

Printed and cut gingerbread house template
Rolling pin
Cookie cutter
Rolling pin
Paring knife
Parchment paper
Two cookie sheets or a baking sheet
Gel colors, optional
Mixer with paddle attachment
Two rubber spatulas
Soft silicone molds
Chef’s knife
Pizza cutter, optional
Cutting board
Piping bag or ziplock freezing bag

Classpop! Guest Reviews for other experiences with Chef Sharon

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01 Jan 2024

What a fun activity to do with my daughter and niece! We thoroughly enjoyed learning some new techniques and recipes, felt completely guided along the way, and the recipes turned out to be delicious! Thanks so much!

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24 Nov 2023

What a great intro to candy making! She made it so easy and attainable. I was also super impressed by her performance while working under the stress of the violence occurring where she was. I worry deeply about her safety. My heartfelt best goes out to our chef.

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03 Sep 2023

Sharon was great. Very enjoyable and answered everyone's questions.

$ 49 Per device

120-minute class hosted on Zoom. Tax included.

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Meet your chef

Chef Sharon
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As a skilled chef, baker and culinary school instructor, Chef Sharon wears many hats in the kitchen. She’s also a chocolatier, honing her skills at a French company in Carpenteria before founding her own chocolate and pastry company specializing in crafting homemade creations for events, hosting workshops and teaching classes —most featuring chocolate, of course! Chef Sharon hopes to share her passion with her students while teaching them how to make delectable treats from scratch.

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