Sweet Pete’s Candy Making Classes

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Sweet Pete’s Candy Making Classes
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Sweet Pete’s offers hands-on classes to teach children and adults the secrets to creating their own treats, such as truffles, taffy, lollipops, and hard candies. There are specific classes for teens, toddlers, and more.

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Sweet Candy-Making Classes at the Sweetest Destination on Earth!

Join us at Sweet Pete’s for a hands-on, candy-making experience.

Candy-making Classes include a hands-on candy-making demonstration, a tour of the Production Facility and a small ice cream (unless otherwise noted in class description).

Reservations are required for all candy making classes. You can book a class online or by phone at 855-SWT-PETE (855-798-7383).

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Class Options:

TODDLER TIME
Cost:
$7.50 per toddler (parents are free)
Time: Every Friday at 10 a.m. for 45 minutes
Ages: 2 to 4 years old

Toddler Time is a sweet outing for the little ones! Each toddler will learn how chocolate is made, enjoy a story and create a sweet treat based on the story! This does not include ice cream. Space is limited, reservations required. 

Private Toddler Times are available for groups of ten people or more. To book a private Toddler Time, email education@sweetpetescandy.com.
 

CHOCOLATE BAR YOUR WAY
Cost:
$18 per person
Time: 1 hour
Ages: 5 and up

This is a great class for chocolate lovers of all ages! Learn the art of tempering chocolate with a hands-on demonstration. Choose from many decadent candy toppings to create three custom chocolate bars. 
 

HAND-PULLED LOLLIPOP CLASS 
Cost:
$15 per person
Time: 1 hour
Ages: 5 and up

Learn the art of old fashioned candy making in one of Sweet Pete’s Candy’s most popular classes. Sweet Pete’s confectioners turn boiled sugar into hand pulled lollipops. Guests shape their own lollipops to take home for enjoyment. 
 

TAFFY CLASS  
Cost:
$15 per person
Time: 1 hour
Ages: 5 and up

An old fashioned taffy pull is fun for all ages! Watch as Sweet Pete's Confectioners pull a sugar mixture into taffy. Each guest will pull, cut and wrap taffy.  
 

CHOCOLATE PIZZA CLASS
Cost:
$18 per person
Time: 1 hour
Ages: 8 and up

This is a great class for chocolate and pizza lovers. Learn from the Sweet Pete’s confectioners how to temper chocolate and top your chocolate pizza with custom candy toppings. Your chocolate pizza is packaged in a pizza box! *This class does not include ice cream.
 

TRUFFLE CLASS 
Cost:
$22 per person
Time: 2 hours 
Ages:
16 and up

In Sweet Pete’s Truffle Class, Sweet Pete’s confectioners teach the art of tempering, shell molding and how to make ganache filling. Each attendee leaves with a half pound of truffles. *This class does not include ice cream. 
 

CANDY APPLE CAFE’S CANDY & COCKTAILS DEMO
Cost:
$35 per person
Time: Third Friday of every month from 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Ages: 21 and up

Join us for light hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and a Sweet Pete’s candy demo!  Two drink tickets are provided with the purchase of a class; good for beer, wine or a specialty cocktail. Reservations required, sign up today!

*For Private Groups of 25 or more, please email krysta@cateringjacksonville.com or call 904-503-1057. Private candy and cocktail packages are $40.00/guest, plus tax and service charge.

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Seasonal classes:

EASTER MARSHMALLOW MADNESS
Dates:
March 15 thru March 30
Cost: $18 per person 
Time: 1 hour 
Ages: 5 and up

Learn to make marshmallows, Sweet Pete’s style! Learn how to make, blend and cut homemade marshmallows. Cut marshmallow into fun Spring shapes to dip into different types of toppings. 
 

FALL CHOCOLATE APPLES
Dates:
September 15 thru October 31
Cost: $18 per person 
Time: 1 hour 
Ages:
5 and up

It’s the season for fall! Learn the art of tempering chocolate while dipping apples in your favorite treat and decorating it with our candy confectioner’s favorite toppings.
 

SMASHING PUMPKINS CLASS
Dates:
September 15 thru October 31
Cost: $18 per person
Time: 1 hour
Age: 5 and up

Take part in Sweet Pete’s popular Halloween class! Guests enjoy a tempering demonstration and make a three-dimensional chocolate jack-o-lantern filled with Sweet Pete's signature candies. Smash the pumpkins at home to enjoy the sweet treats.  
 

CANDY CANE CLASS
Dates:
November 15-December 31
Cost: $15.00 per person 
Time: 1 hour 
Ages:
5 and up

 Only at Sweet Pete’s can you watch the age-old tradition of creating hand-made candy canes. All guests will shape canes to take home. Be sure to sign up quickly as spots fill up fast.

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Important Details:

·       Reservations are required for all candy making classes. You can book a class online or by phone at (855) SWT-PETE (855-798-7383).

·       Private Classes are available for groups of ten people or more. To book a private class, please call (855) SWT-PETE  (855-798-7383).

·       Please arrive 15 minutes before the class start time to check in on the first floor. Our classes promptly start at the time offered. Refunds for classes are not available, and cancellations must be made within 72 hours and rescheduled for a different date/time.

·       It is our store policy that children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by at least one paid adult to attend the class. Due to limited class space, we are not able to accommodate any extra adults attending with a child unless they are paid for. 

 

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