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Due to popular demand, we have added the following dates:

  • 17th March 2022Patisserie
  • 28th April 2022French Country Baking
  • 7th July 2022Patisserie
  • 14th July 2022Summer

All ingredients, equipment and a souvenir apron are provided – even containers to transport your delicious creations home...

Your chance to experience an unforgettable masterclass with Eric Lanlard, the ‘King of Cakes'

Eric Lanlard’s CAKE BOY Cookery School has returned bigger and better than ever! The current term has a curriculum featuring six distinctly delicious classes...

Whether baking a Provençale Loaf Cake or scaling the Peruvian inspired entremet of dark chocolate and yuzu, Eric’s classes are a fantastic opportunity to learn new skills and get expert advice while creating delicious treats to take home and enjoy.

We can’t wait to welcome you to the beautiful CAKE BOY emporium here in Battersea. Book soon as many classes are already sold out.

From complete novice to budding pastry chef, everyone will enjoy a fantastic day – school never tasted so good!

As the world reopens it is clear than everybody is keen to learn new skills and it is amazing to see how popular our Masterclasses have been and how quickly our current schedule has filled up.

Of course many of these have been rescheduled from 2020 along with new bookings. We understand your disappointment if you are trying to make a booking and have now added extra dates – View the new schedule here.

In the meantime if you have a voucher about to expire please contact your supplier and request an extension. All of our Voucher Partners are aware of the situation and will hopefully be able to accommodate an extension without any charges.

We will update this page regularly with the latest news, including extra classes and availability.

Thank you!

Eric x

French Country Baking

Enjoy a gastromic field trip as Eric is your guide to a selection of delicious specialities from his native France.

French Country Baking

Our first destination is Brittany, with the classic kouign-amann, followed by a visit to Lamotte-Beuvron, Loir-et-Cher (169km south of Paris!) for the legendary apple Tarte Tatin. We end the day deep in the heart of provence with a lemon verbena Provençal loaf cake.

Patisserie

Sharing his extensive knowledge, Eric takes students on a whirlwind course in the art of patisserie.

Patisserie

Learn to bake chocolate and tonka bean eclairs and a gianduja and passion fruit entremet decorated with mirror glaze. Your challenges include a middle-eastern twist to the classic Parisian treat Les Financier... with pistachio and Persian rose.

Chocolat

Budding Patissiers will enjoy this cacao–fuelled adventure, featuring some of the world's finest chocolate.

Chocolat

Students are challenged to create a Peruvian inspired entremet of dark chocolate and yuzu decorated with mirror glaze, a fragrant West Indies tart with gruet nougatine and the deliciously decadent double-chocolate bundt cake.

Autumn

As Summer draws to a close and the leaves turn gold, join Eric on his autumnal baking trail.

Autumn

With expert guidance, students create new-style modern pumpkin and caramel baked cheesecakes and an apple and maple syrup cake. Finally, capture the essence of autum with a comforting ale fruit loaf.

Summer

Enjoy a zesty baking extravaganza featuring perfect creations for a summer’s day...

Summer

Eric shares his legendary Tarte au Citron recipe, passed on by his mentor, the late Chef Albert Roux.

Create new-style individual passion fruit cheesecakes and an exquisite pistachio loaf cake.

Christmas

Join us at the most wonderful time of the year for this very festive baking masterclass.

Christmas

Students are challenged to create a flamboyant non–traditional chocolate Christmas cake, a new-style chocolate and passion fruit hazelnut yule log and a spiced Norwegian cranberry bundt cake. Joyeux Noël!
 
Learn to bake with Eric Lanlard

We are delighted to welcome you back to destination delicious..!

Join Master Patissier Eric Lanlard at CAKE BOY, the incredible cake emporium that includes a boutique patisserie and gift shop. The beautifully designed cookery school is equipped with the latest kitchen gadgets and audio visual equipment.

Book today by phone or email using the details below, or in person while enjoying a delicious treat next time you pay a visit. We are well served by public transport – both Clapham Junction and Wandsworth Town stations are in walking distance.

Bring a friend and enjoy a 10% discount when booking for two. There are special rates for group bookings – our classes are a unique idea for celebrations and office parties – ask for more details.

This unique venue is available for private and corporate events including chocolate or cheese tastings, press launches, photography shoots, birthdays, anniversaries and hen celebrations.

Visit us

Unit 2, Kingfisher House,
Juniper Dr, Battersea,
London SW18 1TX

Please note prices stated are per person. Full payment is required when booking. Payment is non-refundable. Where a minimum 30 day’s notice of cancellation is given, we can transfer your booking to an alternative date, subject to availability. All details correct at time of publishing. Menus are subject to change. Please advise the team of any dietary, medical or special access requirements before confirming your booking.

From 6 to 106 - you'll always receive a warm welcome at Cake Boy

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