Adult Education

Baking – Have Fun with Baking

Portmarnock Community School Adult Education Programme:

Baking – Have Fun with Baking

Would you like to improve your bakery skills and make delicious baked goods varying from tarts and brownies recipes to Easter Baking? This course will take the scary side out of baking. The recipes are simple to follow and very tasty. In the 10 weeks you will learn how to make:

  • blueberry lemon scones/ cheese scones
  • brown soda bread, white soda bread
  • mini teabracks
  • apple blackberry crumble cake
  • lemon filled cupcakes
  • caramel flapjacks
  • strawberry gateaux
  • zebra cake
  • double chocolate chip cookies
  • ginger and rubarb pie

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This is a hands on course so everybody can practice their skills and bring home lots of delicious baked goods to impress and share with your family and friends. Whether you enjoy baking at home and would like to further your skills or if you are a complete beginner, this course will have you adding some extra dazzle to your baking. You don’t have to have completed the level 1 learn to bake course. Students will be asked to supply their own ingredients.

Tuesday   7.00 – 9.30pm              10 weeks (Starts 29th January 2019)                 €120

About the Tutor: Vera Fritschi:

I have been teaching baking classes in Portmarnock Community School for the last four years. I trained in Switzerland for 3 years as a baker/ pastry chef and finished 4th in the Switzerland in my final exams. After this I did an additional 2 years of training in confectionery and chocolatery and finished 1st in Switzerland in my final exams. I worked for 3 years in bakeries and patisseries before coming to Ireland in 2003 and working a further 6 years as a demonstrator for an international company in bakery/patisserie and chocolates.


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