Key Facts

  • Starting
    11 Jan 2024
    Start Time
    End Time
    10 Weeks
    Study Mode
    Part Time Day
    Start Date
    11 Jan 2024
    Short Course


    19+ Fee
    £ 200
Baking: Cakes, Breads and Pastries

This 10-week course follows on from the Introduction to Baking courses in Term 1 and is suitable for both beginners and more experienced bakers. The course provides a lot of creative freedom to participants, who will work on a portfolio showcasing their individual ideas. You will analyse and study ingredients in detail, learn new skills and techniques and experiment with different flavours.

Participants will be able to share ideas and recipes from different cultures as we discuss different regional approaches to baking.

  • Course Content

    Each week you will create a different bake, developing your skills through a range of techniques:

    • 1 Cupcakes/piping

    • 2 Biscuits

    • 3 Bread

    • 4 Brownies

    • 5 Decorating/buttercream

    • 6 Scones

    • 7 Puff pastry

    • 8 3-layered cake

    • 9 Meringue

    • 10 Individual showcase
  • Progression Next Steps

    Participants will be able to move on to further study or using their new knowledge both at home and in the workplace.

  • Additional Information

    Participants will need to bring their own ingredients and a suitable container to take bakes home! The course tutor will inform students before each session about what is needed.

    If you receive income-related benefits, you may be eligible for a 50% concession - please check with Admissions.