Online Class

Startup Library: Baking & Pastry

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Everything you need to start baking with confidence.

Skill Level

Beginner

What You Get

  • 19 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a recommended reading list, nine delicious recipes, a baking glossary and high-altitude baking tips
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Zoë François

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  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Ready to dive into the satisfyingly delicious art of baking? Join expert Zoë François in this comprehensive beginner’s class, where she'll teach you the basics of making delicious baked goods at home. Explore a range of key tools, equipment and techniques to make a variety of pastries and desserts from scratch, including biscuits, pies, cakes, quick breads, cookies and more. Plus, Zoë will walk you through each step and share her tips and tricks along the way, so that you can start baking with confidence!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Setup: Getting Started Baking
10:53
Ground yourself in the fundamentals of baking as Zoë discusses the high-level considerations of time management, space setup (mise en place), and precision.
2. Setup: Essential Tools & Equipment
05:49
3. Setup: Essential Ingredients
09:23
4. What You Need: Biscuits & Pies
02:27
5. Method: Working With Cold Fat
11:34
6. Make It: Biscuits
13:30
7. Make It: Pie Dough
30:08
8. What You Need: Cookies & Tarts
03:14
9. Method: Working With Room Temperature Fat
14:29
10. Make It: Cookies & Tart Dough
31:32
11. What You Need: Muffins & Quick Breads
01:51
12. Method: Muffin & Quick Bread Techniques
06:12
13. Make It: Muffins & Quick Breads
12:51
14. What You Need: Cakes
03:22
15. Method: Cake Techniques
19:25
16. Make It: One-Bowl Chocolate Cupcakes
07:13
17. Make It: Vanilla Pound Cake
14:45
18. Make It: Angel Food Cake
13:19
19. Method: Frosting Techniques
15:31

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Taught by

Zoë François
Zoë François
Zoë François is a best-selling author, renowned blogger and seasoned baking instructor. She is the co-author of several bread cookbooks, including "The NEW Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day" and "Artisan Pizza and Flatbread in Five Minutes a Day," and a frequent contributor to the Cooking Channel, Fine Cooking and Disney. She also runs the successful blog Zoë Bakes.

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