Candy Classes Jacksonville

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Candy Making Classes

Private Classes available for groups of ten people or more.
Please call 904-376-7161 to set up a private class.   
All  parties are asked to arrive 15 minutes before the class, as classes start at the time signed up for.  


Candy and Cocktails Class $35 per person (ages 21 and up)
Join us the third Friday of every month for wonderful food, sweet treats and drinks! Appetizers and two drink tickets will be provided by the Candy Apple Café. Sweet Pete's will have a surprise candy class, reserve your spot today for a new twist on our Candy Classes.
All Inclusive Includes: 4 hors d'oeuvre from the Cocktail hors d'oeuvre menu 2 drinks per guest - choose from house beer, wine, or one of the Signature Candy Cocktails + Candy Du Jour (candy maker's choice) *Two hour event Third Friday of each month @ 6:30pm Private candy and cocktail packages available with a minimum of 25 guests  
To book a private class (of 25 or more), call Amanda at 904-376-7161 ext: 155 or email at [email protected]


Smashing Pumpkins Class - Limited Edition for Halloween 9/15-10/31
Each guest will enjoy a tempering demonstration and make a three dimensional chocolate jack o lantern. Guest will choose from Sweet Pete's signature candies to fill the Jack O Lanterns.  Smash the pumpkins at home to enjoy the chocolates and the treats! $15.00 per person - includes a one scoop ice cream Various times and dates available.  View our calendar to book a class.  

Easter 3/15 to 4/20: Marshmallow Classes (8 years old and up)
Saturdays 5:00pm and Sundays at 3:30pm - $15.00 per person Learn to make marshmallow! Students cut the homemade marshmallow into fun Easter shapes to dip into chocolate or decorate with colored sugar
(Sweet Pete style!) 
Hand Pulled Lollipop Class 
Tuesday 5:30pm, Wednesday 6:00pm, Friday 2:00pm  $15.00 per person 
Ages: Four to Adult
Learn the art of old fashioned candy making. Sweet Pete’s confectioners turn boiled sugar into hand pulled lollipops.  This is a hands-on class and guests will shape lollipops to take home!
*Sweet Pete’s most popular class!


Chocolate Pizza Class 
Sunday 1:00pm $18.00 per person
Ages 6 and up
This is a great class for chocolate lovers of all ages! Pizza, Pizza! Students help temper the chocolate, top their individual chocolate pizza with custom toppings and leave with a to-go chocolate pizza in a pizza box!
*Does not include ice cream
Reservations required


Gum/Lollipop Class 
Saturday 4:00pm, 1st & 3rd Saturday of each month
$15.00 per person
Ages 12 and up (Reservations required)
Do you love gum and candy? This is the class for you! Each guest will knead their gum and make it as sour as they want.  After rolling the gum into gumballs, the guests will dip the gum in hard candy to make lollipops.
Kids Chocolate Class
$18.00 per person
Ages 4 and up
Children will watch a short tempering demonstration.  Each child will dip a caramel apple in chocolate and decorate it with assorted candies. Each child will also help make a chocolate lollipop.


Chocolate Bar Your Way Class
Saturday 11:00am, Tuesday 4:00pm, Thursday 4:00pm
$18.00 per person
Ages 6 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 toppings to create three custom chocolate bars.
Includes 1 scoop ice cream. Reservations Required  


Taffy Class 
Thursday 6:00pm and the 2nd & 4th Saturday of each month 4:00pm $15.00 per person  (includes one scoop of ice cream)
Ages 5 and Up (reservations required)
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!  


Toddler Time
Friday 10:00am (please arrive 10-15 minutes before the scheduled class time) Registration recommended for guaranteed spot - walk ins welcome $7.50 per toddler (classes cap at 30 children - walk ins may have to wait for second time slot) Ages 2 ½ to 5 years old Toddler Time is a sweet outing for little ones!  Each toddler will dip an all-natural cookie lollipop into chocolate and decorate the cookie.  After making their sweet treat, the toddlers will enjoy a candy themed story time!
*Does not include ice cream (Private classes available for large groups. Email [email protected]) **Parents of toddlers to do not have to pay.


Truffle Class 
2nd Wednesday of the month at 1:30 and 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30 
$22.00 per person 
Ages 14 and up (reservations required)
Sweet Pete’s truffle class is a two hour class that teaches basic chocolate techniques.  Students learn tempering, shell molding and how to make a ganache filling. Each student leaves with approximately a half pound of truffles.
*Does not include ice cream.  


Grand Marnier Cherry Cordial Class
 Wednesday 1:30pm and 4th Friday of each month 5:30pm
$25.00 per person 
Ages 14 and up (must have completed truffle class)
Sweet Pete’s cherry cordial class is geared toward home candy makers.  Sweet Pete’s confectioners teach students how to make fondant, temper chocolate and create decadent cherry cordials. *Does not include ice cream  


Seasonal Classes  Christmas 11/15- 12/31:
Candy Cane Class
$15.00 per person 
Only at Sweet Pete’s! Watch the age old tradition of creating hand-made candy canes.  All guests will shape canes to take home.  
All candy making classes are at Sweet Pete's headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida.