Baking & Afternoon Tea

Saturday 16th March 2019

Registration & Coffee:

Demonstration & Cooking:
9.45am - 3.30pm

Course Cost:

Sit-down Afternoon Tea with fizz, and bakes to take home.

Afternoon Tea is a quintessentially British affair, combining luxury and sophistication. It is the perfect experience for a special day out for you or a gift for someone special. You will create a delightful selection of Afternoon Tea treats and enjoy these delicacies with a selection of traditional finger sandwiches, tea and a complimentary glass of fizz.

On this Baking & Afternoon Tea Class you will:

Learn key skills to:

  • Create a light, sweet pastry, line tart tins and 'bake blind'
  • Discover the classic methods of making cookies and cakes by whisking, rubbing-in and creaming
  • Learn how to create delicate and balanced flavours as fillings for sandwiches, cookies, tarts and cakes  

Sample Menu:

  • Selection of finger and pinwheel sandwiches
  • Sweet Devonshire Scones with Raspberry Jam & Chantilly Cream
  • Vanilla & Lavender Butter Shortbreads / Viennese Almond Whirls
  • The Ultimate Chocolate Cake with Ganache / Classic Sponge Sandwich with an unctuous layered filling

This promises to be a rewarding and fun cookery class during which you can enjoy a delicious afternoon tea. As well as receiving a recipe booklet and new ideas, there will be bakery to take home so that you can impress your friends & family with treats.

Please note that children aged 12 to 16 are welcome to attend and participate in any of our classes at the full cost of a place, but they MUST be accompanied by one paying adult.

We invite you to join us at 9.30am for coffee when you will meet other class members and your chef. We will talk you through the class menu and how the day will run before you move through to our purpose designed kitchen, surrounded by the beautiful Oast gardens. With small classes of 8 people, you will be supported by the Cookery Studio team; and the step-by-step tuition is aimed at those wishing either to develop or enhance their baking skills.


Book Your Place

Please contact us to book your place on this course, we look forward to seeing you there.