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