Food & Drink | Posted 13 Mar 2018

Bake beautiful this season by booking your place on one of the UK’s best baking courses. Rustling up a tasty tray of treats makes for the perfect weekend activity, be that on a romantic trip away with a partner, with a group of friends, or even with your kids in tow.

If sweet dough, cinnamon rolls and melt-in-your-mouth chocolate strudels are your idea of foodie heaven, grab your apron and channel your inner Mary Berry on one of these eight great courses.

Slattery, Manchester

The chefs at Slattery are chocolate connoisseurs and have the cakes to prove it, from delicious tortes and tarts to mouth-watering triple choc desserts. If you’re able to resist the temptation of afternoon tea, prepare for a fun-filled day of moulding, flavouring and taste testing at one of Slattery’s amazing classes.

The Essential Baking Skills class is a fantastic introduction to baking, where you’ll gain hands-on practice and expert insights into the art of making truly delectable desserts.

Book your stay at Jurys Inn Manchester.

Cornerhouse Cookery, Cardiff

Whether you’re practising for a show stopping dinner party or simply expanding your baking repertoire, Cornerhouse Cookery offers a range of excellent classes that allow you to master the skills you need to mix, whisk and bake sweet cakes, biscuits, puddings and pastries.  Their Perfect Pastry course is a popular choice among customers if you’re looking for things to do in the Cardiff area.

Book your stay at Jurys Inn Cardiff.

Cornfield Bakery, Wheatley

If you’d love to learn how to bake bread, spend a day at the quaint and cosy Cornfield Bakery. Nestled on High Street in Wheatley, you won’t be able to resist the tempting aromas of its homemade sourdough, ciabatta and focaccia breads. Classes are led by a third-generation baker, so you’ll be learning from the very best at the Cornfield Bakery.

Book your stay at Jurys Inn Oxford.

Primrose Bakery, London

If cupcakes are the way to your heart, you’ll love Primrose Bakery. Under the expert eye of their talented Head Chefs, you can get creative with icing and discover your own signature style at one of their cupcake baking classes. And of course, everything you make, you can take home with you at the end of your class – they make a lovely personalised gift.

Book your stay at Jurys Inn Watford. The bakery can be reached almost door-to-door from our Watford hotel, by using the London Overground.

Loaf Cookery School, Birmingham

Loaf is cool to the core. In the cookery school’s impressive kitchens, you’ll learn the tricks of the trade and be handed delicious recipes which you can then try out for yourself at home. The courses range from sweet breads and pastries to ‘back to basics’ bread tips. Those with a sweet tooth will enjoy the Macarons course, which only takes three hours to complete.

Book your stay at Jurys Inn Birmingham.

Leiths, London

If you’re a novice in the kitchen and have had a few cake-tastrophes in your time; Leiths offer brilliant baking courses for complete beginners who are in need of a culinary confidence boost.

Alternatively, if you have Great British Bake Off potential and are interested in taking your baking expertise to the next level, Leiths fast-paced and dynamic advanced courses will equip you with the knowledge and practical skills needed to make incredible sweet and savoury shortcrust pastries.

Book your stay at Jurys Inn London.

Edinburgh New Town Cookery School, Edinburgh

Edinburgh New Town boasts a fantastic choice of one-day baking classes and workshops, including the super indulgent Chocolate Heaven course, where you can learn how to make everything from mouth-watering meringues and classic pastries to tasty soufflés.

Book your stay at Jurys Inn Edinburgh.

If you’re thinking about trying your hand at a baking class, staying overnight at one of our many stylish hotels will be the icing on the cake – book your stay at Jurys Inn.

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