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Owner, Marie Sanchez cookbook author and master baker of Sweet Maria's www.sweet-marias.com located on 159 Manor Street in Waterbury Connecticut is offering a rooster of baking classes for children and adults from February through March.

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On February 8 from 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. for example, there is a kid's valentine cookie and cupcake workshop where kids will make Valentine sugar cookies and cupcakes and have the fun of decorating them. This workshop also offers snacks and hot cocoa for the junior chefs as well as a fun pack of treats to take home. The cost of this workshop is $35 and classes are limited to 15 participants.

For adults, that want to learn the tricks of the trade, there is a hands on cake decorating class on February 26 that could come in handy for spring bridal showers. Sweet Maria's will provide step by step instructions on how to fill, frost and decorate a buttercream cake. This workshop starts at 6:30 p.m. and costs $75.

Just for fun on March 12, Sweet Maria's is hosting a "Girls Night Out"... a cupcake mania class for lovers of those delectable treats. Sweet Maria's provides the tools and frostings, all you have to do is bring your best friend! This workshop includes instruction for buttercream decorations, rolled fondant, ganache and more plus adult beverages and snacks. Just think of the great cupcakes you can take home to wow your friends. This class is limited to 15 and the cost is $75.

Maria Sanchez's most recent book is "Small, Sweet and Italian, Tiny Tasty Treats from Sweet Maria's Bakery" that features Italian recipes, small bites and deserts.

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