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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 (including Real Bread; Wholesome; European and Savoury Bread Courses)
  2. - Baking with Sourdough (1 Day)

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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Here is a list of our upcoming courses:

  1. - PETITE CAKES (including (a) Tray Bakes; (b) Minature Cakes; (c) Afternoon Tea and (d)Mini Meringues)
  2. - CAKE BAKING (including Luxury & Party Cake Courses)
  3. - DESSERTS (including Delightful Desserts & Chocolate Dessert Courses)
  4. - French Macaroon (half day)
  5. - AOIFE BAKES (Courses include Paleo, Gluten Free & Sugar Free Baking)

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. - SWEET PASTRY (including (a) Traditional Pastry & (b) Classic Pastry Courses)
  2. - French Patisserie

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. - Piping Skills Course (half day)
  3. - Sugar Flowers Course
  4. - Christmas Cake - Dear Santa
  5. - Christmas Cake Beginners - Rudolph Raindeer

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. - PETITE CAKES (including (a) Tray Bakes; (b) Minature Cakes; (c) Afternoon Tea and (d)Mini Meringues)
  2. - CAKE BAKING (including Luxury & Party Cake Courses)
  3. - DESSERTS (including Delightful Desserts & Chocolate Dessert Courses)
  4. - French Macaroon (half day)
  5. - AOIFE BAKES (Courses include Paleo, Gluten Free & Sugar Free Baking)

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. - BAKING CERTIFICATES (including Introductory; Intermediate & Advanced Courses)

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
  2. - Christmas Bake Workshop
  3. - School Tours and Transition Year Students
  4. - Gift Vouchers - Our Gift Vouchers make the IDEAL CHRISTMAS Gift!
  5. - FEBRUARY 2017 Mid Term Baking Camp

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: Saturday, 21 Jan 2017  - Fee: €425
Bread Baking Courses
BREAD BAKING (including Real Bread; Wholesome; European and Savoury Bread Courses)
Date: Sunday, 08 Jan 2017  - Fee: €150>>>>> Super Saver Fee: €130
Baking with Sourdough (1 Day)
Date: Sunday, 05 Feb 2017  - Fee: €150>>>>> Super Saver Fee: €130
Cake Baking Courses
PETITE CAKES (including (a) Tray Bakes; (b) Minature Cakes; (c) Afternoon Tea and (d)Mini Meringues)
Date: Sunday, 15 Jan 2017  - Fee: €150>>>>> Super Saver Fee: €130
CAKE BAKING (including Luxury & Party Cake Courses)
Date: Wednesday, 25 Jan 2017  - Fee: €150>>>>> Super Saver Discount Fee: €100
DESSERTS (including Delightful Desserts & Chocolate Dessert Courses)
Date: Saturday, 14 Jan 2017  - Fee: €150. Super Saver Fee: €130
French Macaroon (half day)
Date: Wednesday, 30 Nov 2016  - Fee: €75 >>>>> Super Saver Discounted Fee: €50
AOIFE BAKES (Courses include Paleo, Gluten Free & Sugar Free Baking)
Date: Tuesday, 03 Jan 2017  - Fee: €75 Super Saver Fee: €50
Pastry Baking Courses
SWEET PASTRY (including (a) Traditional Pastry & (b) Classic Pastry Courses)
Date: Monday, 23 Jan 2017  - Fee: €150. Super Saver Fee: €100
French Patisserie
Date: Saturday, 07 Jan 2017  - Fee: €150. Super Saver Fee: €130
Sugar Craft – Cake Decoration Courses
Sugar Craft for Beginners (1 Day)
Date: Sunday, 19 Feb 2017  Fee: €150. Super Saver Fee: €130
Piping Skills Course (half day)
Date: Wednesday, 14 Dec 2016  Fee: €65. Super Saver Fee: €50
Sugar Flowers Course
Date: Tuesday, 10 Jan 2017  Fee: €150 >>>>>Super Saver Fee €100
Christmas Cake - Dear Santa
Date: Sunday, 04 Dec 2016  Fee: €130
Christmas Cake Beginners - Rudolph Raindeer
Date: Saturday, 03 Dec 2016  Fee: €130
Chocolate Courses
Chocolate Workshop (1 Day)
Date: Saturday, 10 Dec 2016  - Fee: €150. Special Discount Fee: €130
Special Baking Courses
Baketacular - Child & Adult Baking together
Date: Sunday, 18 Dec 2016  - Fee: €65 for both Adult & Child
Christmas Bake Workshop
Date: Sunday, 11 Dec 2016  - Fee: €130
School Tours and Transition Year Students
Date: TBC  - Fee: €on application
FEBRUARY 2017 Mid Term Baking Camp
Date: Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017  - Fee: €€40