How to Bake : Baking Basics - 6 Classic Bakes
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How to Bake : Baking Basics - 6 Classic Bakes

Learn how to master baking basics with 6 classic baking recipes made simple. Wow your friends and family!
4.8 (12 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
64 students enrolled
Created by Rachel Reynolds
Last updated 3/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 13 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • By the end of the course you will be able to make 6 great baking classics
  • By the end of this course you will feel more confident in the kitchen
  • You will understand the ingredients and techniques needed in order to create a 6 baking classics
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Requirements
  • Have a working oven
  • Some basic kitchen equipment
  • Someone to eat your creations
  • A selection of ingredients available from all supermarkets
Description

This Baking Basics course is designed to help those who are less confident in the kitchen to understand the terminology and ingredients used in the baking world,  and to confidently be able to create some wonderful cakes and bakes. This is our 1st full course which covers 6 classic baking recipes and their techniques. 

The course is broken into 7 lessons which cover

  • Tips and Equipment
  • How to bake a Classic Victoria sponge cake 
  • How to bake Carrot cake
  • How to bake Chocolate Brownies
  • How to bake and ice Butter Biscuits 
  • How to bake French Meringues
  • Thank you and Bonus Recipe (Rachel's favourite biscuit)


The course comes with PDF downloads for each lesson; including the main recipe with step by step instructions and an additional 3 recipes for each lesson for you to practice your skills. 

You will enjoy this course if you are keen to learn how to bake or just love eating cake!  

(If you have taken my free Victoria sponge video -  this full baking course includes the Victoria sponge cake filmed professionally because it's techniques are so important to those wanting to learn baking basics. I have included a bonus recipe video as a thank you!) 

Who is the target audience?
  • Novice Bakers
  • Anyone who would like to become more confident in baking
  • Anyone who likes cake!
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Curriculum For This Course
8 Lectures
01:36:24
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Let's Begin
8 Lectures 01:36:24

An introduction to your teacher and what you will learn on this course. 

Preview 01:47

In this lesson you will be talked through the equipment which is useful to have in your kitchen if you would like to learn to bake. 


Tips and Equipment
11:14

In this lesson you will learn how to bake the classic victoria sponge cake. Look at the equipment and ingredients needed to make an 8 inch 2 layer cake, and the classic baking methods used in it's creation. 

Preview 19:57

In this lesson you will learn how to bake a Carrot cake. You will look at the equipment and ingredients needed to make mini carrot cake, and the classic baking techniques used for cakes using oil instead of butter. 

How to bake a Carrot Cake
10:54

In this lesson you will learn how to make a rich chocolate brownie.  You will explore the equipment and ingredients needed and the classic baking techniques of working with recipes containing chocolate. 

How to bake Chocolate Brownies
10:07

In this lesson you will learn how to bake a classic butter biscuit recipe and look at a simple technique for icing them. You will look at the equipment and ingredients needed, and the classic baking techniques required when baking biscuits. 

How to bake and ice Butter Biscuits
16:31

In this lesson you will learn how to bake the classic french meringue.  You will look at the equipment and ingredients needed and learn the classic baking techniques required to create great merginues. 

How to bake French Meringues
17:41

This lesson is a quick bonus lesson in which you will learn to bake one of my favourite recipes.

Thank you and Bonus Recipe to bake
08:13
About the Instructor
Rachel Reynolds
4.6 Average rating
134 Reviews
4,291 Students
2 Courses
Baker & Consultant

I ran a successful bakery called Blueberry Hill for many years, where we designed and supplied cakes to both private clients and the retail market including Harrods, Wholefoods and Selfridges.

I have a passion for food, especially baking and decorating, and I love teaching.

You can see my career history alongside a selection of the Blueberry Hill work on my linked in profile.