Baking for Beginners

Baking for Beginners

Chef: Stephen Bulmer
Duration: One Day
Theme: Baking; Beginners Cookery; Desserts & Sweet Things
Level: Beginners
Price: £160 weekends, £140 mid-week

Learn the key techniques for successful, consistent baking ranging from biscuit and tart mixes, to sponge and fruit cakes. The recipes selected for this course are exemplify the key techniques for making a wide variety of biscuits, cakes and desserts. The class will also make a savoury quiche, to eat as lunch.

Recipes typically included are:

Chessboard Biscuits

‘Old Peculiar’ Fuit Cake

Beetroot Cake

Yorkshire Curd Tart

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Choux Buns


Techniques included are:
– Biscuit making
– Sweet pastry for tart bases
– Various sponge techniques, including whisking skills
– Fruit cake
– Choux pastry

The above are representative of the style of recipes taught on this cookery course. However, Swinton Park Cookery School reserve the right to change any or all of these dishes, as circumstances require.

Course Dates

No course dates available.


To book this course please contact the Cookery School:

Tel: 01765 680969

Booking Information

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