Bake the Book

Private classes and events

milk bar’s private classes are a great option if you’re looking for a fun group activity.
whether it’s for a birthday party or a team building exercise, our team will work with you to make it a memorable experience!

what we offer!

milk bar classes focus on the techniques that make our baked treats so uniquely delicious. in our cake and truffle classes we’ll show you all the steps for assembling our most popular layer cake flavor combinations (an irresistable balance of cake, spread, frosting, crumbs, and crunch!) plus we’ll show you how we transform our cake scraps and turn them into delectable bite sized cake truffles! or join us in making our signature item, crack pie®, from start to finish with a bonus lesson on turning cake scraps into truffles while your pie is in the oven! at the end of class all participates take home everything they make!

scheduling a class

private classes can be scheduled 7 days a week, starting as early as 2pm and ending as late as 10pm. we ask for just two weeks lead time to schedule your event.
classes are approximately two and a half to three hours long.
all classes are held in williamsburg brooklyn at the milk bar events space located at 55 hope st, brooklyn ny 11211.

private class base rates

small group (2-20):
starting at $2500.*
medium group (21-30):
starting at $4000.*
large group (31-40):
starting at $150 per person
+ a 20% large group fee.
*additional fees will apply when bringing food/drinks, or if you require any special arrangements to be made for your group.

For smaller groups please check out our weekly class schedule. groups of 4 or less can register together in any available class.

additional event options

in addition to our private class options the milk bar events space can be rented by the hour for private or corporate events featuring demos or activities customized to your group. please ask for more information!

catering your event

the milk bar kitchen can provide additional food for your guests to enjoy before and after class!
milk bar cookie platter
2 dozen assorted
cake truffle platter
2 dozen with silver serving platter
cake truffle croquembouche (approximately 75 truffles)
bread platters:
bagel bomb™ : bagel dough filled with smoky bacon scallion cream cheese, topped with everything bagel spice!
12” tray 10 pieces
16” tray 20 pieces
egg & cheddar bomb : sriracha cream cheese, sandwiched between an organic baked egg omelet, folded inside steamed dough, topped with cheddar cheese and spanish onion!
12” tray 10 pieces
16” tray 18 pieces
cereal milk™
mexican coke
water (flat or sparkling)
ginger beer

additional options are available!

curriculum options

*all cake classes have a bonus lesson on truffle making!

birthday cake & truffles

it’s our most popular cake for a reason- rainbow sprinkles + cake makes it a party! join us in class as we show you the secrets to how we build our b’day cakes layer by layer, and how we take the cake scraps and transform them into our b’day cake truffles!

chocolate malt cake & truffles

chocoholics unite! it’s time for chocolate malt cake class! learn all about the chocolate cake, malted fudge, malted milk crumbs, charred marshmallow, and malted chocolate frosting that make up our chocolate malt cake masterpiece! you’ll get an inside peek at the secrets and tips to this treat as you build your very own 6” cake.

pretzel cake & truffles

we’re all about that salty – sweet combo in our desserts- which is why we’re dedicating an entire class to one of our most beloved cakes! learn how layers of pretzel cake, brooklyn brewery chocolate stout, pretzel crumbs and burnt honey frosting team up to become our pretzel cake!

crack pie® & b’day truffles

we know crack pie® is one of your favorites, and it tastes even better when you make it yourself! we’ll break down each step, from molding the oat cookie crust to mixing the gooey buttery filling. you’ll get to take home your very own crack pie®, too! we’ll show you the secrets to our popular b’day cake truffles while the pies are baking in the oven!

strawberry lemon cake & truffles

we’re crazy about strawberries, which is why we’ve got a cake all about this fan favorite! learn how layers of cake, tart lemon soak, liquid lemon cheesecake and pickled strawberry frosting come together to make our popular strawberry lemon cake as you construct your own 6” cake to take home at the end of class!

german chocolate jimbo cake & truffles

why do we call this cake the “jimbo”? how do we take crack pie® and reimagine it as a cake layer? get the answers to these questions and more in our german chocolate jimbo cake class!

chocolate chip cake & truffles

our chocolate chip cake is a true milk bar classic and for good reason! vanilla cake studded with mini chocolate chips, passion fruit curd, chocolate crumbs and rich coffee frosting combine to make a delicious cake! come learn how we layer this classic as you make your own 6” cake!

apple pie cake & truffles

nothing says fall quite like apple pie, which is why we dreamed up a way to transform the flavors of the classic fall treat into a layer cake! learn all about the brown butter and cinnamon spiced cake, apple compote and pie dough frosting in our apple pie cake class! we’ll even teach you how to transform cake scraps into apple pie cake truffles!

dulce de leche cake & truffles

in this class, we’ll take you through the how’s and why’s of our recipe as you build your very own 6” cake. with the layers of dulce de leche cake, to the slowly caramelized sweetened condensed milk, rich dulce de leche filling, and the subtle crunch of our oh-so-craveable milk crumb, all topped with a final layer of dulce de leche frosting!