AU$220.00

Beginners Bread Making

Experiment with bread at home

Next Available: Sun, 19 Jun 8:00AM (AEST)
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6 hours
Over 1000 people have attended this class

Description

The warm complex aroma of a freshly baked load of bread can be an utterly tantalizing experience. Bread making and baking in general should be simple - and most importantly, fun.

Our bread making workshops will encourage you to have fun at home experimenting with bread. We'll talk you through the bread baking process, explaining each step along the way. You will be able to replicate this at home for the enjoyment of friends and family.

Workshops include:

  • Welcome cup of organic coffee or tea
  • Convent Bakery embroidered apron made from 100% Fairtrade cotton
  • Woodfired scones for morning tea, which you make, eat and take home
  • Lunchtime walk around historic Convent buildings, grounds and artist studios
  • Pizza for lunch, which you make, eat and take home
  • All recipes and baking methods
  • 1 kilo of organic flour to take home
  • Basic authentic sourdough bread techniques, which you will use on the day to mix and bake your own bread and rolls to take home

All workshops are hosted by one of our fully qualified bakers or pastry chefs.

Private bookings are available with a minimum of 8 people any day of the week.


Note: A "no show" fee will apply if the customer wish to rebook the class 

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What you will learn

  • How to have fun at home experimenting with bread
  • Discover the bread baking process with each step explained
  • How to replicate the process at home for the enjoyment of friends and family

What you will get

  • Welcome cup of Fairtrade organic coffee or tea
  • Woodfired scones for morning tea, which you make, eat and take home
  • Lunchtime walk around historic Convent buildings, grounds and artist studios
  • Pizza for lunch, which you make, eat and take home
  • All recipes and baking methods
  • 1 kilo of organic flour to take home
  • Basic authentic sourdough bread techniques, which you will use on the day to mix and bake your own bread and rolls to take home
  • Convent Bakery embroidered apron made from 100% Fairtrade Cotton

What to bring

  • Notebook
  • Writing materials
  • A camera to document your experience
  • A carry bag to bring home all the delicious products you create during the day

What to wear

Comfortable clothes with closed shoes


Convent Bakery

268 Reviews

The Abbortsford Convent is an extraordinary place and is becoming an important arts, educational and cultural precinct in Melbourne. It is an invaluable resource for the arts community for training and education, an incubator for creativity and the sharing of ideas, and a place for community participation and enjoyment.

The 11 magnificent buildings and gardens are spread over 6.8 hectares in a sweeping bend in the Yarra river and are surrounded by the Collingwood Children's Farm and Yarra Bend Park.

Nestled within the walls of the Convent Annexe or Kitchen Wing are two magnificent wood fired masonry ovens built in 1901, which were once used by the Sisters of the Good Shepherd to bake all food once served at the Convent.

It is in these amazing ovens that the Convent Bakery, through the hands of its Artisan Bakers, produces a unique variety of old-fashioned wood fired bread.

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4.8 (187 reviews)
Domenicorated it
19 May 2022
This one day course will give you all the confidence and knowledge you will ever need to bake your own bread. Chris is a master of his trade and I would recommend a day with him at the Convent Bakery again and again. I did many more types of breads than expected and all were delicious. The simplicity of Chris' instructions is perfectly married with his enthusiasm and passion. An asset to Melbourne's world of baking. Do yourself (and your loved ones) a favour - just do it !
Andrewrated it
06 Mar 2022
Great class, and lots of fun!!! with lots of goodies to take home. Chris is a great instructor, with a wealth of knowledge to pass on to us, and has excellent taste in 80's Music :-)
Haydnrated it
27 Feb 2022
A great day. The baker Chris was excellent, demonstrated skills very well and help me out when needed. Came home with a fantastic spread of bread to share with the family. Thanks again for a great day.
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Cancellations & Refunds

Convent Bakery requires 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event for a full refund or transfer.  Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. We do not offer refunds for missed classes. There are no fees for refunds or transfers. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email Convent Bakery to organise a refund or transfer

Terms & Conditions

Dear valued Customer,

We strictly have a no Refund Police. 

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Convent Bakery

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