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Duration: 2 hours
Skill Level: Beginner
Core Skills: how to properly temper chocolate

Duration: 2 hours

Skill Level: Beginner

Core Skills:  how to properly temper chocolate

In This Live Tutorial, You Will Learn:

How to table temper chocolate to the perfect working consistency for that gloss and snap

How to seed temper your chocolate as an alternative to table tempering

How to temper and use cocoa butter to decorate your chocolate bars

How to create your very own custom chocolate bars and become Willy Wonka!

The Techniques You'll Learn:

Table chocolate tempering, seeding method for chocolate tempering, and how to mold and decorate chocolate bars

What You'll Need:

  Ingredients You'll Need

- High quality chocolate 

- Optional cocoa butter for decorating

- Add-ins of your choice (nuts, dried fruit, etc)

  Tools You'll Need

- Melter or bain marie

- Metal mixing bowl

- Rubber spatula

- Stone counter or surface (for table tempering)

- Bench scraper

- Laser thermometer

- Polycarbonate molds

Chocolate Bars 101 Live Tutorial

Single class only


Please note: live tutorials are held on Facebook and are final sale

Register For A Class And Get:

Expert Instructor

With proven methods and years of experience to share! You'll be able to learn from them in real time.


Includes the recipes you’ll need, step x step instructions and even shopping and prep checklists for class! 

Class Recording

All classes are steamed LIVE with a 2 camera view and recorded - the recording is yours to keep forever! 

baking Community

Classes take place in private FB groups so that students can connect, trade tips and succeed together. Welcome home!

Meet Your Teacher 

Sheldon Taylor-Timothy

  • Featured on The Food Network's Great Chocolate Showdown

  • Started his baking journey as an artistic outlet

  • Love pushing the limit of what buttercream cakes and chocolate bars can be




When is the live tutorial?

The live tutorial is happening Friday, July 23rd at 6pm EST.  Don't worry if you can't join live though, the recording will  be saved to the group FOREVER so you can watch and re-watch whenever you like!

How long is the live tutorial?

The live tutorial will run for approximately 2 hours! We say approximately because sometimes baking and decorating can be unpredictable so class may run a little late, but we always do our best to stick to the allotted time :) 

Any experience needed to join this class?Is it a beginner, intermediate, or advanced class?

This class is best suited to beginner bakers, who are looking to learn the step-by-step process to tempering chocolate

Where is the live tutorial being held?

On Facebook! Once you purchase the class you'll  be provided with a link and  password to join the private Facebook group where you'll find your workbook, prep videos, and have access to your teacher to ask any questions you may have. Not to mention a community of people who are just as passionate as you are!

What ingredients will I need to participate?

You’ll need high quality chocolate and optional add-ins and cocoa butter. You'll receive a full list of all the ingredients you need, along with a shopping list after signing up!

What equipment do I need to participate?

Along with an Internet connection you’ll need a polycarbonate mold, thermometer, and bench scraper. You'll receive a full list of all the tools you need, along with a hyperlinked shopping list after signing up! 

Will I be able to ask questions during the live tutorial?

Absolutely! Ask all your burning chocolate questions and Sheldon will answer! There will be a member of the How To Cake It team in the live chat to make sure your questions all get answered :) If something comes up after the class you'll also have access to your  teacher in the private Facebook group to ask away!  

Chocolate Bars 101 Live Tutorial