Baking courses

Advanced Search

Learn to bake from the experts! Baking classes, workshops and courses throughout the UK. Hone your culinary skills and discover the tips and secrets of master bakers. Can you 'rise' to the challenge' and 'prove' your skills?

On this course you will learn how to: -level, crumb coat & ice your cake with a professional finish -how to work with & colour sugar paste -how to make a variety of festive decorations and bows -make festive models -do decorative piped detailing You will also have a chance to discuss handy hints and tips in a relaxed environment while learning. All Courses are in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere with a maximum of...
Enjoy two days of expert, hands-on, bread-making tuition on an all-inclusive weekend's stay at The Artisan Bakery School. The School is in a 300-year old cottage in the village of Sparkwell. It lies within easy reach of both Dartmoor and the stunning South Devon coast, making it also an ideal location for non-baking partners (who only pay £165). This is a great opportunity to develop your artisan bread-making skills, or try your hand at pizza,...
Breadmaking course at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm. Join us for a day of breadmaking and learn how to make loaves to be proud of! You will try out a range of dough making techniques using different flours and learn how to shape your dough into loaves, rolls and Mediterranean breads. One of your loaves will be baked in the wood-fired bread oven in the farm’s Bailiff’s Cottage. You will leave with the bread you...
Sourdough bread is becoming increasingly popular, for the very good reason that it tastes as amazing as it looks, and it hugely beneficial effects on your digestive system. Contrary to popular belief, it doesn't even have to taste 'sour'. It is a natural, wild yeast leaven that can be used to create a huge range of tastes. The Artisan Sourdough & Rye Day is a hands-on workshop devoted to learning how to: * Manage consistently...
BRILLIANT BAKING WITHOUT THE GLUTEN Beyond the additive-laden GF loaves wrapped in shrouds of plastic, and the boring old branded mixes of rice and potato flour, there exists a whole planet full of fascinating flours that are not only naturally gluten-free, but highly nutritious. On your day at The Artisan Bakery School, you will learn the different properties of flours made from nuts, beans, grains and vegetable starches and how to blend your own house...
Next course on 14th October 2017
Have fun learning traditional bread making, bake a White Bloomer, and local speciality Kentish Huffkins and a Wholemeal loaf. Master all the basics of bread making, with lots of hands on experience. Monique will lead the courses. She has been baking bread for many years for family, friends, her self catering cottage guests and a local hotel. This embedded her passion for food and baking, particularly local regional food. Our newly renovated kitchen has a...
DELECTABLE PASTRIES, HAND-CRAFTED BY YOU! Viennoiserie means 'things from Vienna' - in this case, delicious things created from a laminated (layered) or non-laminated yeasted dough, and supposedly invented by the Viennese (although the French did their fair share!). By the end of the day, you will be able to make your own mouth-watering croissants, pain au chocolat, frangipane butterflies and a selection of Danish pastries. You will also learn how to make a feather-light, buttery...
Next course on 11th October 2017
Click through top left hand link to our own website to see remaining 2017 Quirky courses and by using the 'keep me posted' icon you will receive the new 2018 course list when it is released in early November. Many of our early courses get booked up for Christmas presents. Scrumptious Scone Making Day with Gillian Harris: Seduce your guests with the homely warmth of fresh country baking! 10am to 2.30pm. This is a lovely...
Rachael Watson is a home taught baker and a local GP. In her one day classes she will share her knowledge, skill and enthusiasm for baking beautiful breads from around the world. Finish the day with lunch and a glass of wine in the sunroom. “I had a marvellous time and learnt so much… I loved the course and being in your fabulous home and meeting the fellow bakers… We were amazed that we’d created...
Book in for our Artisan Bread Making Workshop and learn the history of Bread, make your own sourdough starter to take home, and watch the grain being milled on stones powered by the 19th century waterwheel before using the stone ground flour to produce your very own artisan loaves. What will you do? After a short introduction with our resident baker you will explore the history of bread by taking part in a guided tour...