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Hecho con Amor: Conchas

Conchas are a traditional sweet bread made of a fluffy, buttery brioche-like soft dough, flavored with cinnamon and topped with a sugar topping that resembles a seashell. This is one of the most popular kinds of authentic Mexican sweet bread and an iconic childhood favorite for many.

In this class, participants will learn the basics of making these delicious treats and share them with friends and family.

Instructor: Master Baker Alex Peña, founder of Baking evolution; currently working on a cookbook on the history and evolution of pan dulce.

*Please note that this class is open for both parent(s) and children between the ages of 12-17.* 

NOTE: An adult must accompany any child who wishes to attend this event. A child between the ages of 12-17 cannot attend this event without being accompanied by an adult.

UPDATE: For the safety of all our attendees, LA Plaza Cocina asks that all attendees follow the following guidelines of our dress codes to make our space safe for you, our staff members, and our guest chefs:

  • Please wear comfortable clothing with closed-toe shoes
  • Please pull long hair back
  • Attendees must wear a mask throughout the duration of the program except for eating and/or drinking

If you have any questions. please review the Frequently Asked Questions section of our website below the Culinary Programs Calendar, or contact us by calling (323) 397 – 8365, or email us at

NOTE: Attendees of LA Plaza Cocina’s food programs must provide proof of vaccination to attend both the cooking classes and demonstrations. In addition, all attendees must wear a mask for the duration of the program except for eating and/or drinking.

Please note that because this class is specifically for children between the ages of 12-17, children must also be fully vaccinated and wear their masks during the duration of the program. except for eating and/or drinking.

For adults and children who are NOT vaccinated, we require a negative COVID-19 test 72 hours prior to attending this event.


Sep 10 2022


10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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