In this hands-on baking class, you’ll learn to craft delicious and impressive breads and pastries from scratch. The class is divided into three distinct sections, each focusing on a unique set of skills and techniques. You’ll have the opportunity to learn these techniques firsthand by baking your own breads and pastries. Rather than a lecture or demonstration, this class involves direct instruction, with your instructor guiding you through each recipe step-by-step.
You’ll learn how to make a starter from scratch and turn it into a flawless and pretty loaf. We’ll cover the importance of feeding your starter, the science behind fermentation, and the best ways to achieve that perfect crust and crumb. By the end of this section, you’ll have the skills to create a beautiful sourdough loaf that’s sure to impress.
Swiss Cinnamon Knot/Twist
A delectable brioche pastry that’s perfect for breakfast or brunch. You’ll learn how to make a sweet dough, how to shape it into a knot or twist, and how to create that delicious cinnamon filling. We’ll cover proofing and baking techniques, so your pastries come out perfectly every time. Whether you’re a cinnamon lover or just looking to up your pastry game, this section has something for everyone.
A French pastry that’s known for its flaky, buttery layers. You’ll learn how to make the laminated dough, how to fold and roll it to create those signature layers, and how to shape and bake the croissants. We’ll also cover some common troubleshooting tips, so you can avoid common mistakes and achieve that perfect flakiness. With the skills you learn in this section, you’ll be able to create delicious croissants that rival any bakery.
Our Bread Making – Yeast Breads and Puff Pastries class is perfect for anyone looking to expand their baking skills and learn how to create impressive baked goods from scratch. Our approach is to keep it simple and provide you with useful information that you can apply in your own kitchen.
So, even if you are just starting out, we invite you to join us and discover the joys of yeast breads and puff pastries.