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Easter Baking: Beginners

Saturday 30 March 2019
10:00 - 14:30
4.5 Hours / 1 Weeks
5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath

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£36.00 Course symbols: CL - No Half Fee Available

Course description

This is an Easter baking course for beginners. We will be making traditional treats – Hot cross buns, Simnel biscuits and Easter nest cupcakes.

Entry requirements

An interest in home baking using basic and quick methods.

What you will learn

1. Making and baking a yeast bun dough. 2. Making and baking a biscuit mixture. 3. Making and baking a ‘quick mix’ sponge mixture. 4. Making buttercream. 5. Following step by step recipe instructions .

How you will learn on this course

1. Demonstrations – whole class and one to one. 2. Explanations. 3. Student practical.

How you will be assessed on this course

1. Make Hot cross buns, Simnel biscuits and Easter nest cupcakes. 2. Follow basic recipes.

Qualification and exam information (only for courses leading to a qualification)

Not applicable to this course.

What you will be expected to do outside your lesson time


What you need for your course


What you need to bring to the first class

A pen. A list of ingredients will be sent out 10 days before the start of the course. Students will need to bring an apron, tea towel plus suitable containers to take home their baking. The baking freezes well.

What you can do next

Other baking or cookery courses. Cake Decoration.

Additional information

At the beginning of the course, you will have an induction to the College and the course. Your tutor will ask you to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and agree your personal learning goals. All documents are a requirement of the Funding Agency. All students on courses funded by the ESFA must complete a Learning Agreement and ILP.

Venue information

5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath, Kent DA7 4EZ Nearest Train Station: Bexleyheath. Buses: 89, 96, B16, B15, B14, B12, 422 Car park available onsite. Please note car parking spaces cannot be guaranteed. For further details of parking please refer to https://www.bexley.gov.uk/services/parking