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Christmas Baking

About the Course

Christmas is a time for indulgence and what could be a better way than a day to treat yourself, learning how to create delicious festive delights under the guidance of an expert celebrity chef. This one day Christmas baking course will teach you some brilliant bakes to treat your family and friends with over the festive period.

Your chef for the day will be Ruth Clemens , BBC Great British Bake Off finalist. Ruth is a passionate baker, her enthusiastic teaching style makes the kitchen a fun and relaxed environment.

Techniques you will learn on this Christmas baking course:

- Become confident with pastry 

- How to make rich sweet shortcrust pastry

- How to make hot watercrust pastry

- Make a festive bake, packed with delicious festive flavours

- Presentation techniques to wow friends and family

Recipes on this Christmas baking course*

- Mini cranberry topped pork pies 

- Festive Viennese Mince Pies

- Gingerbread Yule Log

- Cranberry & pistachio fudge (demonstration) 

*Please note we reserve the right to change the bakes if dietary requirements necessitate.

Our Christmas baking course has been the highlight of the festive calendar for the previous two years. We change the bakes every year so that previous customers are very welcome to come back and enjoy the day again. 

The perfect baking course for ... budding bakers who want to learn new festive bakes to wow friends and family at Christmas time.

Related baking courses: 

Creative Baking - Bread, Cakes & Pastry 


Lunch is provided on every cookery course as well as all equipment and aprons to use on the day. For this Christmas baking course will need to bring three large tins so you are able to take your delicious, freshly made bakes home with you in one piece.

All Seasoned cookery classes take place at our cookery school, which is located on the Catton Hall estate in South Derbyshire. There is ample free parking at our venue, which is easily accessible from the A38.

Please inform us when booking onto the course if you have any allergies, dietary requirements or are vegetarian.

Please e-mail info@seasonedcourses.com if you require further information about this course.

Course Information:

Most full day courses run from 10:00am until 4:00pm 

If different, this will be stated on the course page

Lunch & refreshments throughout the day are provided


We will take care of the washing up so you can enjoy the day

Free on site parking is available.

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