Monday, December 17, 2012

Signature Pineapple Tarts Hands-on Workshop


Date: Saturday 12 January 2013
Time: 9.30am - 1pm

Availability - FULL. Thank you for your Kind Support
You will learn :
2 types of dough for the tart shell
- melt in the mouth dough
- cheese dough

- traditional style
- peranakan style
- secret recipe with liquor

Patterns -
Open Pineapple tarts
Apple Shape
Orange Shape
Pineapple Shape
Peach Shape
Rolled Pineapple Tarts
Leaf Shape
Rose Shape


CNY Roast Chicken & Tiramisu Hands-on Workshop

Date: Saturday 12 January 2013
Time: 2pm - 6pm

Hands-On Outline

You will work in pair for the chicken preparation and will have hands-on on the following CNY meal & dessert preparation:

1. Classical Roast Chicken with basketweave bacon (Learn the Secrets behind a Crispy and yet Juicy Roast Chicken)

2. Special Hawaiian-style roast pineapple

3. Tangy Cranberry Sauce

4. Tiramisu Dessert


Thursday, December 6, 2012

Signature Roast Turkey & Chocolate Truffle Hands-on

Date: Saturday, 22 December
Time: 1.30pm – 6pm


It’s Christmas again! The Creative Home Baking is bringing you Our Signature and Very Special Christmas Roast Turkey Workshop. In this workshop, participants will have hands-on opportunity on the following:

Signature Roast Turkey with Home-Made Stuffing
Unforgettable Belgium Chocolate Truffle (Different Variety)

Course Outline
1. Learn the secret in making tender turkey
2. Learn how to make wonderful stuffing
3. Learn how to make sinful truffle which is a wonderful edible gift


Thursday, October 25, 2012

Traditional Chinese New Year Cookies Hands-on (Peranakan Style)


Chinese new year would not be complete without traditional home made, mouth-watering cookies. In this workshop, you will learn all traditional peranakan cookies that will take breath away when you stand in the way of hot trays of oven-fresh home made cookies. So make your CNY special this year by baking these traditional delicacies in your own kitchen.

Course Outline
In this workshop, all participants will have hands-on on the following TEN different Peranakan-style cookies:

Kueh Bahulu - Kuih Bahulu is a mini sponge cake with a sweet crust are baked in special moulds of various shapes. It is perennial favourite among the young and old especially during traditional festive seasons.

Kueh Bangkit - A traditional Nyonya Chinese New Year delicacy. It is a cookie that is hard on the outside but melts away in your mouth. In this workshop you will have a chance to use wooden mould to mould different symbolic animals and flowers for the new year.

Kueh Makmur- A very fragrant and delectable leaf-shaped cookies filled with fragrant peanut chunks.

Kueh Rose/Kueh Goyang – Or sometimes known as Beehive Cookies. These crispies,with a sweet aromatic flavour from fresh coconut cream , are highly addictive and one can easily eat a whole container of it in one seating. kuih rose brass mould would be used in the workshop to make these cookies.

Suji Cookies with Almond -These traditional white and creamy coloured cookies are so fragrant and are yet another favourite nonya cookies for CNY.

Walnut Cookies (Hup Tao Soh) - Lovely crunchy and fragrant walnut biscuit that is loved by the young and old. To the Chinese having walnut cookies would mean happiness of the entire family.

Cashew Nut Cookies – A selenium-rich food is another popular cookies served during CNY. As the nut’s shape resembles gold bar of the ancient china, eating cashew nut cookies would mean more wealth and fortune coming on the way.

Almond Cookies (Han Yan Soh) - These almond cookies have a light, delicate flavor that is not too overpowering but with a melt-in-the-mouth texture. Definitely a thumb up for all.

Peanut Cookies (Fa Shan Pang) - Many people love eating peanut cookies during Cny because peanut in chinese means health, long life, birth of prosperity, continuous growth, multiplication in wealth and good fortune and stability. These little golden morsels of soft peanut crumbs made from freshly ground peanut simply melt in the mouth.

Cornflake Cookies – These buttery, crunchy, and tasty treats are gems among young and old.

Bonus Recipes - CNY Butter Cookies and Crispy Cornflake cookies


Special private workshops such as bridal shower party, get-together sessions for girlfriends, couples, team building sessions etc for cakes, decoration and cooking can be arranged. For more information please contact us.

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Party Celebration with "Cath Kidston" Inspired FONDANT Cupcakes

Date: Saturday 03 November 2012
Time: 9.30am - 1pm

Thinking of making vintage celebration cupcakes and finish them in a shabby chic style?  This workshop will enable you to turn Cath Kidston theme and patterns from pretty floral designs to cool polka dots,  to create stunning look-alike cath kidston cupcakes.
Hands-on Outline:
You will learn:
Basic knowledge of the right tools
Types of tools and equipment to use for fondant design
Types of Cupcakes
You will learn to create 2 types of cupcakes.
Learn different tips in creating different flavour of cupcakes
You will learn how to handle fondant and learn how to store them
Colouring of Icing
Types of colour to use
Choose the right colour to help you set the theme and personalise your cupcake decoration
Cupcake Decoration
Create a beautiful touch with combination of techniques in decorating the cupcakes
Other tips in enhancing your cupcake design

Paint on Fondant
Learn this special technique 
At the end of this workshop, each participants will bring home 6 different beautifully decorated cupcakes to share your gifts in the kitchen with your loved ones.


Saturday, October 6, 2012

Creative Festive Cheesecakes Hands-on


Cheesecakes need not be just simple cheesecakes.  In this full-day intensive workshop, cheesecake lovers will learn how to make mouth-watering cheesecakes and then turn them into creative contemporary decadent cheesecakes with a range of complimentary designs, textures and favours.

Hands-on Outlines
You will be making the following:

1. Red and White Cheesecake
2. Hawaiian-style carrot pistachio cheesecake
3. Tiramisu Chocolate cheesecake
4. Rich American Cheesecake
5. Coffee Oreo Cheesecake
6. Cheesecake in Strawberries

You will also learn the following techniques to create these interesting cheesecakes:

1. Cakes - Vanilla and Chocolate
2. Working with chocolate
3. Working with marzipan or fondant
4. Piping
5. Shiny fresh fruits


Special private workshops such as bridal shower party, get-together sessions for girlfriends, couples, team building sessions etc for cakes, decoration and cooking can be arranged. For more information please contact us.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Mix-Roll-Knead-Bake - Bread-making


This “mix it, roll it, knead it and bake it” bread-making workshop will introduce you to two very delicious bread – Herb-based Hawaiian pizza and mexican coffee bread.  This workshop is actually not as daunting as one might image. All participants are given recipes with step-by-step methods to follow.  Making bread in your own home kitchen is such a rewarding experience as you get to combine some simple ingredients and turn them into warm, comfortable bread ,...fresh from your own kitchen oven. 

Herb-based Hawaiian Pizza
Handmade, homemade pizza is a fun dish perfect for sharing with family and friends. You can choose an infinite  toppings to make these home-made pizzas creative and delicious which will dazzle your friends and family members:

You will learn how to:

  • Herb Pizza base
  • Development of Gluten
  • Balling of the dough
  • Topping

Mexican Coffee Bread
Well-known as roti boy, participants will learn the following

  • making bread dough from scratch
  • how to ferment the dough
  • how to hand shape the dough
  • how to make the topping
  • how to bake the bread


Special private workshops such as bridal shower party, get-together sessions for girlfriends, couples, team building sessions etc for cakes, decoration and cooking can be arranged. For more information please contact us.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Cheesecake Lover HANDS-ON

Cheesecake Lover HANDS-ON WORKSHOP


Participants are expected to work in groups in weighing ingredients, washing utensils etc. Each participant will, most of the time, have their own cake to work on and very often are encourage to create their own designed cakes . During the workshop, you may be required to take down notes and tips for baking. Participants may have to bring along an apron. After the lessons, participants would bring home their own masterpieces. This is definitely a worthwhile course for Cheesecake Lovers. Do register early.

Hands-On Outline
You will be able to master the following chessecakes.

1. Strawberry Short Cheesecake In a Jar
This pretty cheesecake served in a jar is so full of pure goodness and hidden with strawberries…. A rather interesting way to eat a cheesecake… out of a jar… and this makes a perfect gift for birthday, anniversary…. Or a Thank you gifts to your loved ones or friends. (please refer to image attached)
    2. Yogurt Baked Oreo Cheesecake
    This rich creamy cheesecake balanced tinted with oreo bits create some of the most satisfying dessert experiences one could possibly imagine! Definitely an ultimate indulgence!

    3. Cheesy Butter Cake
    Butter cake lovers never had it so good. The moist and robust taste will excite the pallet. It’s Irresistible!!!!!


    Tuesday, September 11, 2012

    Back to Traditional Peranakan-Style Cakes

    Date: Friday

    This is a very interesting workshop that should not be missed. They are all authentic and traditional recipes.

    Hands-On Outline
    You will have hands-on on the following authentic cakes:
    Surabaya L
    This is an authentic Indonesian-style lapis (refer to picture attached) that is rich and sumptuous and normally served during festive seasons.
    raditional Suji Cake
    This divine cake is one of the must-have goodies in Peranakan families. Learn the secret of making fragrant suji cake.

    True Blue Peranakan-Style Butter Cake
    If you love really rich butter cake, this is definitely a yes as it is really irresistible. This butter cake is always a hit at any gathering or even at home...


    Thursday, September 6, 2012

    Traditional Moon Cake Making

    Date: Saturday

    There is always something very special and irresistible about traditional fresh, home-made Mooncakes. After all, who isn't tempted by these round treasures from your very own kitchen oven? 
    Master the art of making traditional mooncakes in this workshop from the old family recipe. Each bite of the mooncake will keep your tastebuds dancing!

    Hands-On Outline
    In this workshop, all participants will master the following skills:

    1.     How to prepare traditional mooncake skin
    2.    How to make snow mooncake skin
    3.    How to make the shanghai moocake skin
    4.    How to shape the filling
    5.    How to prepare the salted eggs
    6.    How to wrap filling with salted eggs

    7.    How to prepare mould
    8.    How to mould the mooncake

    You will learn the art of making these traditional treasures:
    Traditional Baked Mooncakes

    Traditional Snow Skin Mooncakes

    Shanghai Mooncakes


    Monday, January 2, 2012

    Just-like Famous Amos Cookies Hands-on


    If you love eating Famous Amos Cookies, why not make your own? These cookies are fabulous and are wonderful gifts to make for Chinese New Year and Valentine Day What’s more.. indulge yourself in this super rich chubby daddy brownies and be “chocolaterised”.

    Oaty Bounty Chocolate Chips Cookies
    Ebony & Ivory Chocolate Chips Cookies
    Mocha Cha Cha Chocolate Chips Cookies
    Honey Berry Chocolate Chips Cookies


    New CN Home-Made Yu Sheng & Hokkien Peranakan Ngor Hiang


    Hands-On Outline
    You will  work in group in the food preparation as well as washing of utensils.

    1. Fai Chye Yu Sheng with Smoked Salmon
    2. Special Sauce for Yu Sheng

    Yu Sheng (鱼生) , a CNY salad with raw fish and considered an auspicious dish specially eaten during Chinese New Year because it is a homophone for ‘increase in abundance’ and therefore symbolises prosperity when ushering in the new year. The ritual is also sometimes referred to as 'lo hei', which means to 'toss up luck', or 'toss and rise'. In other words, the higher you chuck your food, the more luck and good fortune will rain down on you in the coming year. In this workshop, you will learn the different ingredients that will go into this special dish and learn the secret of creating a special sauce to go with this salad (a very vital ingredient)

    3.CNY Hokkien Baba Ngor Hiang (五香)
    4. Special Home Made Chilli Sauce for Ngor Hiang

    This dish is usually serve with a side of chilli sauce and is the ultimate all time favourite amongst everyone in the family