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Startup Library: Baking & Pastry

via Craftsy


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!


  • Class Preview
  • Setup: Getting Started Baking
  • Setup: Essential Tools & Equipment
  • Setup: Essential Ingredients
  • What You Need: Biscuits & Pies
  • Method: Working With Cold Fat
  • Make It: Biscuits
  • Make It: Pie Dough
  • What You Need: Cookies & Tarts
  • Method: Working With Room Temperature Fat
  • Make It: Cookies & Tart Dough
  • What You Need: Muffins & Quick Breads
  • Method: Muffin & Quick Bread Techniques
  • Make It: Muffins & Quick Breads
  • What You Need: Cakes
  • Method: Cake Techniques
  • Make It: One-Bowl Chocolate Cupcakes
  • Make It: Vanilla Pound Cake
  • Make It: Angel Food Cake
  • Method: Frosting Techniques

Taught by

Zoë François


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