8 Best Beginner Baking Workshops & Online Classes In Singapore To Make Beautiful Creations

8 Best Beginner Baking Workshops & Online Classes In Singapore To Make Beautiful Creations

Lifestyle Food
By Karmen on 14 Oct 2020
Digital Editor

Running out of ways to entertain yourself in Singapore? Here's a suggestion: baking classes!

Not only are you having fun with your friends or as a couple, it's also an opportunity to learn new baking skills and show off your creation on the 'gram. We've found the 8 best baking studios for baking workshops and online classes in Singapore. They're also suitable for beginners with no baking experience and will let you bring home something aesthetically pleasing.

Keep reading to check them out! 

winnie the pooh donut chiffon cakePhoto from Caked With Love

Caked With Love offers a variety of physical courses as well as online baking classes that lets you learn how to make adorable character chiffon cakes, Swiss rolls, cookies and more.

Their video classes are concise, detailed and structured in such a way that facilitates the absorption of the techniques and methods used. They're also easy for beginners and kids to follow along.

piglet ring donut chiffon cakePhoto from Caked With Love

Some of highlights from their online classes are the Cute Bear Chiffon Cake Workshop ($280) which comes with a free cake pan mailed to you and the Tall Pig Chiffon Cake Workshop ($180).

Summikko Gurashi Mantou Bento BoxPhoto from BakeFresh

BakeFresh's hands-on baking classes are conducted in a relaxing, homey environment which is perfect for baking newbies. One common theme of their baking classes is that the end product is always too cute to eat.

Novelty Meringue Cookies class disney tsum tsumPhoto from BakeFresh

Their Kawaii Mantou Bento Box class ($200 per pax / $195 per pax for group of 2 or more), conducted in Mandarin, lets you learn how to make Summikko Gurashi-themed gua bao, a popular Taiwanese snack consisting of braised pork and pickles in a steamed bun.

If you have a sweet tooth, you can consider mastering the skill of making crisp, light meringues that melt in your mouth at the Novelty Meringue Cookies class ($160 per pax / $155 per pax for group of 2 or more).

nanatang Korean Beanpaste Floral CupcakesPhoto from nanatang

nanatang always manages to stay fresh and exciting as they constantly churn out new baking classes that follow the latest Insta-worthy baking trends including Korean-style creations. They offer studio workshops as well as online live classes and even free live classes that are suitable for all, with or without baking experience.

nanatang tsum tsum-style Character Macarons: Tigger & PigletPhoto from nanatang

Some of their upcoming studio workshops are the basic Korean Beanpaste Floral Cupcakes flower piping class and the tsum tsum-style Character Macarons: Tigger & Piglet class (both: $158 for 1 pax, $50 off 2nd pax). Both are small and intimate focus classes instructed by Serena, the Head-Caketist of nanatang. You can also ask for help even after the class if you run into issues while recreating it at home.

The Vanilla Bean SG mini 3d floral jelly cakesPhoto from The Vanilla Bean SG

The Vanilla Bean SG is best known for their beautiful jelly cake art with realistic-looking flowers blooming while suspended in transparent jelly.

Their 3D Jelly Art Floral Cake with Natural Colours Workshop Basic Level ($186.04) is suitable for participants with no prior experience. You'll learn how to handcraft intricate and life-like flowers on a jelly canvas and bring home a PM Floral Tool so you can recreate it at home.

Pineapple Tart in Halloween disney character designsPhoto from mightykitchen9

Besides their signature jelly cakes, they also offer workshops to make trendy baked goods like the Pineapple Tart-Halloween Theme Workshop ($165.43) that gives a kawaii and spooky spin to the Chinese New Year delicacy.

#5 RedMan

Tarte Bourdaloue, Tarte au Citron, Mont Blanc Tart, Linzer Torte, Dark Chocolate TartPhoto from RedMan

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You've probably shopped at RedMan stores for baking supplies and may have gotten a whiff of freshly baked treats. Well, that scent is from their baking classes held at the baking studios at The Star Vista, Serangoon and Sims Lane outlets.

Their baking and culinary classes ranges from beginner to advanced and they also provide Mandarin classes and online demos.

lilac Wilton Rose cake on a standPhoto from RedMan

Try the French Pastry 101 class ($230) suitable for those age 12 and up where you'll learn how to make three types of tart dough from scratch and use them to make a mix of sweet and savoury tarts. There are also cake decorating classes like the Wilton Course ($295) suitable for those age 14 and up where you'll learn to make a variety of flowers using icing and how to design a professional-looking cake. Course 1 prerequisite is required for this class.

#6 ToTT

Matcha Azuki Bean T-Rex dinosaur Choux PastriesPhoto from ToTT

This is another culinary goods store that also offers baking classes. While you're at it, you can also shop their curated selection of quality brands including Jamie Oliver, Cuisinart and Magisso.

Under the Sea Mermaid Buttercream CakePhoto from ToTT

Some of their baking classes to make aesthetically pleasing creations are the Under the Sea Mermaid Buttercream Cake and Matcha Azuki Bean T-Rex Choux Pastries (both $138), but unfortunately, these classes are fully reserved. Keep an eye on their website for cooking and baking classes to get first dibs on the ones you fancy. Take note to read their FAQs before registering for a class.

rainbow cake with sprinkles and meringue cookiesPhoto from Baker's Brew

Baker's Brew offers a wide range of classes including cake baking and decorating, bread and pastry making and kids' baking classes. They provide novice level classes for beginners as well as advanced level classes for baking aficionados to take their skills to another level.

One thing beginners will walk away with after a lesson here (besides the beautiful finished product) is basic baking knowledge you can apply to other bakes. Each lesson is meticulously planned to impart baking skills, advice and useful tips to ensure that students learn the fundamentals of baking.

halloween cupcakes with skull, spider and green monsterPhoto from Baker's Brew

Go for the classic picture-worthy Rainbow Cake Class ($130) with sprinkles and meringues or the more novel Halloween Cupcakes Class ($118) with cute ghoulish characters. Both classes are suitable for beginners and recommended for those 16 years-old and above. You'll be working in pairs during certain steps so this could be a great bonding activity with your bff or bae!

floral cake by Queen of Hearts Couture CakesPhoto from Queen of Hearts Couture Cakes

This London based company is known for their exquisite contemporary buttercream art where cakes are decorated with delicate and intricate floral art, stained glass art, beadwork art and more.

floral buttercream cakes by Queen of Hearts Couture CakesPhoto from Queen of Hearts Couture Cakes

Good news for us in Singapore, they offer online baking classes held in an exclusive Facebook group with unlimited access to rewatch the full video anytime you like. Their Basic Palette Knife Painting Online Master Class (£40, ~S$70.36) is a multi-technique foundation class that will teach you basic techniques to create beautiful textured designs like painted flowers.

Bonus: Susanne Ng X Sanrio Singapore

Hello Kitty Donut Tower pinata chiffon cake surrounded by donutsPhoto from Susanne Ng

Find out more about this adorable 3D Hello Kitty Donut Tower Piñata Chiffon Cake online baking class here.

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