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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. - REAL BREAD BAKING COURSES
  2. - Baking with Sourdough (1 Day)
  3. - Sweet Bread Course
  4. - 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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Here is a list of our upcoming courses:

  1. - CAKES & BAKES
  2. - DESSERTS (including Delightful Desserts & Chocolate Dessert Courses)
  3. - Meringues, Roulades and French Macaroons

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. - Patisserie
  3. - Savoury Pies and Pasties

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)

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. - CAKES & BAKES
  2. - DESSERTS (including Delightful Desserts & Chocolate Dessert Courses)
  3. - Meringues, Roulades and French Macaroons

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. - Sugar Craft - Buttercream Drizzle Footballer Cake
  2. - CERTIFICATES in BAKING (including Introductory; Intermediate & Advanced Courses)
  3. - NEW - Certificate in PROFESSIONAL BAKING
  4. - Sugar Craft Certificate - Celebration Cake+Cake Toppers

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 Workshops
  3. - School Tours and Transition Year Students
  4. - Gift Vouchers - Our Gift Vouchers make 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
Sugar Craft - Buttercream Drizzle Footballer Cake
Date: Monday, 09 Oct 2017  - Fee: €550 >>>> Super Saver introductory Fee: €450
CERTIFICATES in BAKING (including Introductory; Intermediate & Advanced Courses)
Date: Monday, 18 Sep 2017  - Fee: €500 >>> Super Saver Fee €400
NEW - Certificate in PROFESSIONAL BAKING
Date: Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017  - Fee: €450
Sugar Craft Certificate - Celebration Cake+Cake Toppers
Date: Wednesday, 04 Oct 2017  - Fee: €450 >>>>>> SuperSaver discounted Fee €300
Bread Baking Courses
REAL BREAD BAKING COURSES
Date: Monday, 18 Sep 2017  - Fee: €150 >>>>> Super Saver discounted Fee: €110
Baking with Sourdough (1 Day)
Date: Sunday, 24 Sep 2017  - Fee: €150>>>>> Super Saver Fee: €140
Sweet Bread Course
Date: Monday, 23 Oct 2017  - Fee: €150 Standard Fee. SUPER SAVER fee €110
Pizza & Flatbreads Workshop
Date: Thursday, 26 Oct 2017  - Fee: €150 >>>>> SUPER SAVER Fee €110
Cake Baking Courses
CAKES & BAKES
Date: Tuesday, 07 Nov 2017  - Fee: €150 >>>>>> Super Saver discounted Fee: €110
DESSERTS (including Delightful Desserts & Chocolate Dessert Courses)
Date: Saturday, 14 Oct 2017  - Fee: €150. Super Saver Fee: €130
Meringues, Roulades and French Macaroons
Date: Sunday, 15 Oct 2017  - Fee: €150 >>>>>> Super Saver discounted Fee: €130
Pastry Baking Courses
SWEET PASTRY (including (a) Traditional Pastry & (b) Classic Pastry Courses)
Date: Sunday, 10 Sep 2017  - Fee: €150. Super Saver Fee: €130
Patisserie
Date: Saturday, 07 Oct 2017  - Fee: €150. Super Saver Fee: €130
Savoury Pies and Pasties
Date: Saturday, 09 Sep 2017  - Fee: €150 Super Saver Fee €130
Sugar Craft – Cake Decoration Courses
Sugar Craft for Beginners (1 Day)
Date: Saturday, 30 Sep 2017  Fee: €150. Super Saver Fee: €140
Piping Skills Course (half day)
Date: Wednesday, 29 Nov 2017  Fee: €75. Super Saver Fee: €60
Chocolate Courses
Chocolate Workshop (1 Day)
Date: Saturday, 16 Sep 2017  - Fee: €150. Super Saver Discount Fee: €140
Special Baking Courses
Baketacular - Child & Adult Baking together
Date: Sunday, 22 Oct 2017  - Fee: €80 >>>>>>> Super Saver discounted Fee: €65 for both Adult+Child
Christmas Bake Workshops
Date: Sunday, 10 Dec 2017  - Fee: €150 Special Christmas Discounted Fee: €130
School Tours and Transition Year Students
Date: TBC  - Fee: €on application