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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. - Introduction to Real Bread Baking
  2. - Rustic Bread - Hands-on Baking
  3. - Introduction to Artisan Bread Baking - FRENCH BREAD
  4. - Baking Blitz - Real Bread Baking Weekend

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 - Introduction Course
  2. - Creative Cake Baking
  3. - Cupcake Baking - Fun Level Course

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 Tart and Tartlet Course

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

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 - Introduction Course
  2. - Creative Cake Baking
  3. - Cupcake Baking - Fun Level Course

Certificate 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. - Fundamentals of Baking Certificate
  2. - Cake Decoration Foundation Certificate
  3. - Advanced Baking Certificate

Special Baking Courses

We run some specialised courses during the year. 

Here is a list of our upcoming chocolate courses:

  1. - Holiday Bake Camp
  2. - Children & Adult Baking together Baketacular
  3. - Summer BBQ Baking
  4. - School Tours and Transition Year Students
  5. - 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
Fundamentals of Baking Certificate
Date: Tuesday, 05 Aug 2014  - Fee: €350
Cake Decoration Foundation Certificate
Date: Monday, 11 Aug 2014  - Fee: €390
Advanced Baking Certificate
Date: Monday, 08 Sep 2014  - Fee: €400
Bread Baking Courses
Introduction to Real Bread Baking
Date: Sunday, 27 Jul 2014  - Fee: €125
Rustic Bread - Hands-on Baking
Date: Saturday, 02 Aug 2014  - Fee: €125
Introduction to Artisan Bread Baking - FRENCH BREAD
Date: Saturday, 20 Sep 2014  - Fee: €125
Baking Blitz - Real Bread Baking Weekend
Date: Saturday, 16 Aug 2014  - Fee: €250
Cake Baking Courses
Cake Baking - Introduction Course
Date: Saturday, 19 Jul 2014  - Fee: €125
Creative Cake Baking
Date: Saturday, 30 Aug 2014  - Fee: €125
Cupcake Baking - Fun Level Course
Date: TBC  - Fee: €60
Pastry Baking Courses
Pastry Tart and Tartlet Course
Date: Saturday, 09 Aug 2014  - Fee: €125
Sugar Craft – Cake Decoration Courses
Sugar Craft for Beginners
Date: Saturday, 26 Jul 2014  Fee: €125
Chocolate Courses
Chocolate Workshop
Date: Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014  - Fee: €125
Special Baking Courses
Holiday Bake Camp
Date: TBC  - Fee: €95
Children & Adult Baking together Baketacular
Date: Monday, 25 Aug 2014  - Fee: €59 for both Adult & Child. Really Great Value
Summer BBQ Baking
Date: Sunday, 24 Aug 2014  - Fee: €125
School Tours and Transition Year Students
Date: TBC  - Fee: €on application
Gift Vouchers - The Ideal Gift!
Date: TBC  - Fee: €50