Life Skills

Next Great Baker: An Outschool Baking Competition (Advanced)

In this course, students will create a cake, figuring out and following a recipe, and adding their own unique ideas to be the best baker they can be!
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Class

105 minutes

per class

Meets once

11-15

year olds

3-12

learners per class

per learner

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Description

Class Experience

Students will demonstrate their knowledge of baking and recipes by using the appropriate amount of ingredients. 
Students will work calmly and efficiently under pressure. 
Students will bake, fill, and decorate a 2-tier cake. 
Enjoy your cake! 
Students will be given several recipes one week prior to the start of class. They can choose one cake and one frosting recipe (and a filling recipe if desired), and will need to have the ingredients listed for the start of class. They may also want other supplies, such as food coloring, sprinkles, other decorations, or other ingredients to make their cake unique.
Students will need access to an oven, cake pans, and basic kitchen tools, such as spoons, spatulas, measuring cups and spoons, and a mixer (handheld or counter top). 

Common ingredients for cake include: flour, sugar, eggs, butter/oil/margarine, milk, baking powder/soda, and cocoa.
A buttercream frosting is made from powdered sugar, butter, milk, and vanilla. Students may add cocoa or chocolate for a chocolate frosting. 
Fruit filling is made with fruit (usually berries), sugar, and a thickener (cornstarch or flour).
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Students will get feedback throughout the competition. They will vote on their favorite cake at the end, and the winner will receive a certificate. 
1 hour 45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Students will be using the oven and stove (if making a filling) for this class. Parental guidance is not required, but may be necessary for those students who have not worked in the kitchen before. 

Allergen alert: 
Common ingredients for cake include: flour, sugar, eggs, butter/oil/margarine, milk, baking powder/soda, and cocoa.
A buttercream frosting is made from powdered sugar, butter, milk, and vanilla. Students may add cocoa or chocolate for a chocolate frosting. 
Fruit filling is made with fruit (usually berries), sugar, and a thickener (cornstarch or flour). 

Other recipes may include other ingredients, including nut, soy, gluten, and dairy products. Contact me ahead of time for suggestions on substitutions if needed! I always do lactose-free baking, and substitutions do not usually affect the finished product. 

Teacher

Stephanie Steeves, She/her
🇨🇦
Lives in Canada
Teacher of Future World Changers
74 total reviews
67 completed classes

About Me

Hello all! I'm so excited to get to know you and see you in the classroom! I have 7 years of teaching experience and love to teach all ages and subjects. I have my M.Ed in teaching, and most of my teaching experience is in upper elementary and ESL... 
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