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Christmas Baking Class

This festive class will teach you how to make a range of delicious Christmas bakes, to take home and share with friends and family. You do not need any baking experience for this class, and it is ideal for beginners or those that would like to expand their range of baking. You will learn the essential skills of baking so that you can apply them to any cake or recipe. 

In this class, you will make a classic Yule log with chocolate buttercream, gingerbread cookies that can be used as tree decorations (or just eaten!) with simple royal icing decoration, and a spiced treacle traybake.  

All equipment is provided, and we will be happy to help with any questions at all you may have about cake baking during the class. You will also have class notes which include each tried and tested cake recipe so that you can recreate your cakes at home.

UPCOMING CLASSES

  • Friday 1st December 2023 | 10am-4.30pm | FULLY BOOKED
    150 British pounds
  • Wednesday 6th December 2023 | 10am-4.30pm | FULLY BOOKED
    150 British pounds

During this class you will learn how to:

  • Understand the fundamentals of baking and troubleshoot any problems

  • Understand your ingredients and how to prepare them

  • Bake perfect, level sponges for use in family bakes, birthday and other celebration cakes

  • Adapt recipes to create your own flavours for your cakes

  • Bake a stunning looking Yule log with simple decorations 

  • Create delicious buttercream for your cakes

  • Bake a Christmas spiced traybake, using a quick and easy 'all in one' method

  • Make gingerbread cookies which can even be used as Christmas tree decorations if you wish

  • Scale your recipes up and down to suit your occasion

  • Troubleshoot common problems such as domed cakes, cracked cakes, sunken cakes, burned edges, and overflowing tins

  • And more!

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kind words

“Another lovely, informative day at The Cake College! Beautiful setting, all equipment provided and knowledgable tutors willing to answer any and all cake queries! Couldn’t recommend enough”

Gemma, Berkshire

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