Learning to bake is a piece of cake (excuse the pun) – just let the pros show you how at one of these baking classes.
Do you often experience baking envy, but you’re not even sure how to operate the oven? Don’t just fall back on the nearest cafe in your neighbourhood for ready-made pastries just yet. Learn how to make yourself a sweet treat made from scratch or get the whole office together for a team-bonding sesh with these great classes and studios around Singapore. You don’t have to reach for the Betty Crocker cake mix ever again.
Baking classes in Singapore
Live for cake? You’ll totally agree with Nanatang’s “cake is life” mantra. Nanatang’s classes are perfect for the home baker who wants to take his or her skills to the next level. Hone your piping skills, get artsy with buttercream or try your hand at airbrushing (the results are ah-mazing!) Or take things to the next level and book a masterclass with bakers from Korea, Vietnam and Turkey. Nanatang’s space is also available for conducting your own classes – cake-related or not, private parties and events.
Nanatang, 41 Kampong Bahru Road, Singapore 169358
Brettschneider’s Baking & Cooking School
Established by award-winning baker, pâtissier and the man behind Baker and Cook, Dean Brettschneider, the school aims to guide both amateur and professional cooks in the art of baking, offering courses such as basic bread baking and pastry-making. Need to customise a class for a group? The baking school also caters to children’s birthday parties and team building events that will turn your workfam into a baking squad. His bread is simply *chef’s kiss*.
Brettschneider’s Baking & Cooking School, 1 Greendale Avenue, Singapore 289495
Gra Baking Academy
Wanna bake something other than cake? Join Gra Baking Academy for artisan bread, flatbread, basic sandwich loaves or puff pastry classes. The recipes created with everyday ingredients in your pantry (no fancy schmancy tags) are easy for any home baker. They also offer four classes that are claimable by Skills Future credits (a movement that provides locals with opportunities to develop a preferred skill).
Grá Baking Academy, #01-06 Choon Kim House, 780 Upper Serangoon Road, Singapore 534649
Whether it’s cooking, baking or hosting, Tott Store has got you covered. Put your skills to the test in the state-of-the-art cooking studios complete with quality brands. You can even get all your cooking and baking equipment right here. Classes include everything from chantilly savoiardi sandwich and chocolate babka and estonian kringle cinnamon roll (classy, we know), to kueh bangkit and pineapple buttercream cake.
Tott, multiple locations including Suntec City and Century Square
Vanilla Bean SG
Fetch oohs and aahs with gorgeous 3D jelly art floral cakes and agar agar at The Vanilla Bean SG. The designs may look intricate but opt for the beginner class and rest assured they’ll teach everything. You’ll be rewarded in the form of IG-worthy cakes that are just as delicious.
Vanilla Bean SG, #02-11, [email protected], 767 Upper Serangoon Road, Singapore 534635
Extend your skills to local kuehs and Asian pastries like Hokkaido cheesecake tarts, kueh lapis, ang koo kueh and kueh dadar gulung at Palate Sensations. The massive kitchen boasts a space of 2000 sq.ft., accommodating up to 75 people (of course, not more than eight for now). The classes range from two to four hours to five-day comprehensive modular classes.
Palate Sensations, #01-03, Chromos, 10 Biopolis Road, Singapore 138670 (Opposite Buona Vista MRT and MOE Building)
No matter if you’re a pro or a beginner in the kitchen, there’s bound to be something for you at Creative Culinaire. The list of classes is pretty extensive; there are seasonal ones for Mid-Autumn Festival (mooncakes) and Christmas, and there are classic ones like chocolate making classes and bread-making classes.
Creative Culinaire, #01-03/04 Eng Hoon Mansions, 17 Eng Hoon Street, Singapore 169767
Raise your hand if you’re a cakeaholic and have a thing for vibrant colours. Enter cakeaholic, a super cute baking studio (we can totally tell from the neon light sign above!) that offers bake and cake deco classes. Put your baking skills to the test with unique holiday specials, cake donuts and punny cookies.
Cakeaholic, #01-03, MOX @ Katong Point, 451 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427664
RedMan Shop by Phoon Huat
This wildly popular homegrown brand should pop into your head when you think of places to go for baking supplies, but did you know that they also offer baking classes? There’s a class almost every day of the month, and there’s no end to the things you can learn to make, from a mango ricotta cheesecake to a rhubarb and apple tart.
RedMan Shop by Phoon Huat, available at Serangoon, Sims Lane and The Star Vista
It’s not just hands-on fun at Bake King’s classes; you’ll also dive deep into the science of baking (read: what makes a good cake, the importance of precision when it comes to ingredients). They also offer classes for kids so you could definitely make this a family activity!
Bake King, #01-363/365 Block 10 Haig Road, Singapore 430010
Make your cake, kueh and traditional dessert dreams come true at BakinCalf’s classes. You’ll be taught how to make the most adorable designs at the hands-on workshops, but be sure to register early because seats sell out fast.
BakinCalf, Block 257, Yishun Ring Road (full address will be provided once registration is confirmed)
Founded by Jane, Brenda and Penny (a passionate trio of self-taught bakers with years of baking experience), BakeFresh Studio is your go-to spot to pick up a skill or two on baking techniques and learn more about the fine art of baking. What will you learn here? Party fruit tarts, Black Forest cakes, 3D art jelly cakes – just to name a few.
BakeFresh Studio, #02-42, Blk 1 Tanjong Pagar Plaza, Singapore 082001
Something’s brewing at this baking studio, alright! Baker’s Brew Studio offers interactive baking classes ranging from novice level for beginners to advanced level for experienced bakers looking to polish their skills. Participants will be able to bake delish treats like artisanal breads, tarts, cakes and traditional kuehs with the help of the baking pros. And after a baking session, participants will get to bring their masterpieces home for a tasting with the fam!
Baker’s Brew, located at multiple locations including Sembawang, Upper Thomson and Paragon
Chantilly Culinary Studio
Want to know the secrets of creating a masterpiece that’s just too pretty to eat? Roll up your sleeves and let Chantilly Culinary Studio hone your skills in baking and decorating cakes, pastries and bread. Bring along your little chefs for its parent and child baking workshops, where they’ll be taught the basics of baking from scratch while using child-friendly kitchen equipment – with supervision, of course! There are also separate courses for juniors and domestic helpers, and our Muslim friends need not worry for all ingredients used are halal.
Chantilly Culinary Studio, 21 Simon Road, Singapore 545907
Butter & Bake
Baking classes are on hold due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Baking isn’t just about throwing something in the oven. It’s a great way to bond with someone, a handy skill to pick up and is ever therapeutic for some. These guys know what’s up. Staying away from generic step-by-step classes, Butter & Bake adds a fun element in all classes. We’re saving this one for a girlfriend’s hen’s party or for our next team-building day at work…
Butter & Bake, YAYOI Victory Centre, 110 Lor 23 Geylang, Singapore 388410