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The Baking Academy of Ireland offers a wide range of part-time courses in baking and sugar craft.

Bread Baking Courses

Bread Baking CoursesDo you love the aroma of freshly baked bread, hot and steaming from the oven? Would you like to learn how to make and bake different types of real bread? If the answer too either question is yes - then we have the course for you. We pride ourselves that our courses are rewarding, enjoyable and therapeutic.
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Here is a list of our upcoming bread baking courses:

  1. - Bread Baking
  2. - Pizza & Flatbreads Workshop

Cake Baking Courses

Cake Baking CoursesBefore 1930 the home made cake was more popular than "bought" cake. Home baking began to decline after the war the sale of packaged cakes increased. We will teach you the basics of good quality homemade cake. Our courses are for everyone, including the enthusiastic amateur and the professional baker. Our cake baking courses are rewarding, enjoyable and really great fun.
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Thinking of entering TV3's Great Irish Bake Off?

Here is a list of our upcoming courses to help you prepare:

  1. - Cake Baking
  2. - Comfort Cake Baking
  3. - Introduction to Desserts (1 Day)
  4. - Cupcake Baking - Fun Course (half day)
  5. - French Macaroon (half day)
  6. - Baking with Aoife - Paleo / Gluten Free / Sugar Free / Cookies (half day)

Pastry Baking Courses

Pastry Baking CoursesDoes your pastry always break up when you try to roll it?  Do you find it difficult to make good pastry? Do not despair - we can help you. There are two distinct types of pastry – sweet and savoury. We offer pastry courses covering both types.
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Here is a list of our upcoming pastry baking courses:

  1. - Pastry Baking
  2. - French Patisserie
  3. - Viennoiserie - French Morning Pastries

Sugar Craft – Cake Decoration Courses

Cake Decoration CoursesOnce upon a time all special occasion cakes were decorated using Royal Icing. This type of icing tended to set rock hard and made it extremely difficult to cut the cake.All has now changed and sugar paste has become the preferred medium for cake decoration. Sugar craft is a creative art that can be learned and used to decorate cakes for those special occasions.
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Here is a list of our upcoming cake decoration courses:

  1. - Sugar Craft for Beginners (1 Day)
  2. - Celebration Cake Course (2 Days)
  3. - Sugar Flowers Course (2 half days)

Chocolate Courses

Chocolate CoursesCalling all chocoholics. This is your chance to learn everything there is to know about chocolate. You will learn how to select chocolate and how to temper it correctly.
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Here is a list of our upcoming chocolate courses:

  1. - Cake Baking
  2. - Comfort Cake Baking
  3. - Introduction to Desserts (1 Day)
  4. - Cupcake Baking - Fun Course (half day)
  5. - French Macaroon (half day)
  6. - Baking with Aoife - Paleo / Gluten Free / Sugar Free / Cookies (half day)

Certificate Courses - 4 Day Courses

Certificate CoursesThis is your chance to complete a certificate in baking.
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Here is a list of our upcoming certificate courses:

  1. - CERTIFICATE in SUGAR CRAFT (4 days)
  2. - CERTIFICATE in BAKING (4 Days)

Special Baking Courses

We run some specialised courses during the year. 

Here is a list of our upcoming chocolate courses:

  1. - Baketacular - Child & Adult Baking together (half day)
  2. - School Tours and Transition Year Students (3 programmes available)
  3. - Gift Vouchers - The Ideal Gift!

To book a course, or to request a brochure on a particular course, simply click here. Complete the form and submit - it's that simple.

Upcoming Course Dates

Certificate Courses
CERTIFICATE in SUGAR CRAFT (4 days)
Date: Monday, 05 Sep 2016  - Fee: €425
CERTIFICATE in BAKING (4 Days)
Date: Monday, 25 Jul 2016  - Fee: €400
Bread Baking Courses
Bread Baking
Date: Friday, 05 Aug 2016  - Fee: €100
Pizza & Flatbreads Workshop
Date: Saturday, 30 Jul 2016  - Fee: €65
Cake Baking Courses
Cake Baking
Date: Tuesday, 02 Aug 2016  - Fee: €100
Comfort Cake Baking
Date: Sunday, 25 Sep 2016  - Fee: €130
Introduction to Desserts (1 Day)
Date: Sunday, 07 Aug 2016  - Fee: €130
Cupcake Baking - Fun Course (half day)
Date: Tuesday, 09 Aug 2016  - Fee: €50
French Macaroon (half day)
Date: Sunday, 31 Jul 2016  - Fee: €65
Pastry Baking Courses
Pastry Baking
Date: Thursday, 04 Aug 2016  - Fee: €100
French Patisserie
Date: Saturday, 06 Aug 2016  - Fee: €€130
Viennoiserie - French Morning Pastries
Date: Sunday, 14 Aug 2016  - Fee: €130
Sugar Craft – Cake Decoration Courses
Sugar Craft for Beginners (1 Day)
Date: Sunday, 24 Jul 2016  Fee: €130
Celebration Cake Course (2 Days)
Date: Thursday, 01 Sep 2016  Fee: €230
Sugar Flowers Course (2 half days)
Date: Wednesday, 17 Aug 2016  Fee: €130
Chocolate Courses
Chocolate Workshop (1 Day)
Date: Saturday, 24 Sep 2016  - Fee: €130
Special Baking Courses
Baketacular - Child & Adult Baking together (half day)
Date: Sunday, 21 Aug 2016  - Fee: €65 for both Adult & Child.
Gift Vouchers - The Ideal Gift!
Date: TBC  - Fee: €65