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with Joshua John Russell
Online Class

Baking Swaps

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With a few healthy tips and ingredient swaps, making your favorite sweet recipes fit your dietary needs is simple. Join our resident cake slayer, Joshua John Russell, as he shares smart baking substitutions to make four delicious, lifestyle-conscious cakes. By the end of class, you’ll be able to modify recipes for all kinds of special (or not-so-special) occasions. Plus, find out how Joshua changed his eating habits to accommodate his own dietary requirements.


  • beginner
  • 4 episodes
  • 45m

Included in this Class

1. Gluten-Free Cookie Cake

1. Gluten-Free Cookie Cake

Dive right in by learning to make a gluten-free cookie cake that tastes just like the chocolate chip cookies we all grew up with. Topped with a beautiful ganache and colorful sprinkles, this is a great recipe for kid and grown-up events alike.

2. Dairy-Free Cheesecake

2. Dairy-Free Cheesecake

Next, Joshua teaches you how to make a deliciously creamy dairy-free cheesecake as well as a beautiful berry Champagne compote. With the right ingredients and a few key techniques, your friends will never know the difference!

3. Vegan Carrot Cake

3. Vegan Carrot Cake

Next, focus on ingredient substitutions as Joshua retrofits a favorite carrot cake recipe to make it vegan. From eggs to butter to sugar, you'll discover healthy vegan alternatives that do the job well, and taste good!

Recommended with this class

  • Standard baking implements: pots, pans, mixing bowls, measuring cups and spoons, spatula, whisk
  • Stand mixer, food processor
  • Springform pan,
  • 8- and 10-inch round cake pans
  • Double boiler