Amari Online Baking and decoration classes in 2020

During this time of social distancing and a government directive to avoid close-contact gathering; we have had to postpone our physical and practical classes; just to ensure safety for all, including our instructors.

We at Amari haven’t stopped sharing baking, decoration and baking for business knowledge though; we’re just doing it in a different way – Online.

If you’re looking for ways of learning or improving your baking or cake decoration; we have various options for you, online you can use. Firstly; we sell recipe e-books (PDF Format, unprintable), please check this link = www.amaribakery.com/books for the full list of all the e-books we have available. You can also take the time to read information and baking tips shared on this blog site, check the “Baking 101” and “Our Recipes” categories – lots shared there ^_^

We also have a YouTube channel where we share lots of baking, business advice and decoration tutorials as well – Amari YouTube Channel. We’re also on Instagram and Facebook where we share tons of info and updates on current classes on those profiles as well – if you don’t, please follow us.

We also have a list of online classes that will run May to July 2020 listed below. If you’re interested in any of the classes below; please reach out to us and you’ll get full details on how to join and access the class.

You can reach out to us using the contact form below, or via email: Please mention which online class you’re interested in: amaribreads@gmail.com You can also send DM (Direct message) on our social media platforms as well. You can also reach us on: 0701796688 (Monday to Saturday) 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. **(Whatsapp or Text preferably please)

Duration for the classes:

N/B: NEXT INTAKE IS IN JUNE 2020. We’ll update the dates soon.

Cookies, Yeast & Puff Pastries Class: May 1st to June 30th. Topics Covered: Bread (home-made & commercial), Buns/Scones (home-made & commercial), Hot dog buns, Burger buns, Donuts, Pretzels, Bagels, Croissants, Puff pastry dough & products: Palmiers, Meat Pies & Sausage rolls. Sugar Cookies, Lady finger cookies, Meringue cookies, Short bread, Chocolate chip cookies and Coconut Macaroons (*Please note these are not ‘Macarons’).

Class videos will only be available for that duration of time; after that you will no longer have access. You will get all recipes for the class as files that you can save or print. Cost is Kshs. 1,000 – pay to Lipa na Mpesa, Buy Goods till no. to access the class. It’s held in a Private Facebook group which you will be invited to. Deadline for intake for this class is May 5th; after that we will no longer take in more students.

Basic-Intermediate Cake & Decoration Class: May 1st to June 30th. Topics covered:Vanilla Chocolate Chip cake, Chocolate Fudge, Red Velvet, Cherry cake, Light and Rich Fruit cakes. Black and White Forrest cakes, Chiffon cake. Decoration: Whipped Cream (fresh & non-dairy), Buttercream frosting (American), Royal Icing and Glaze Ganache. Techniques: Forrest cakes assembly, Writing on cake, Piping and cake borders, Chocolate cage, Drips on cakes, How to decorate a 1Kg cake order. Edible print and how to decorate tall cakes.

Class videos will only be available for that duration of time; after that you will no longer have access. You will get all recipes for the class as files that you can save or print. Cost is Kshs. 1,000 – pay to Lipa na Mpesa, Buy Goods till no. to access the class. It’s held in a Private Facebook group which you will be invited to. Deadline for intake for this class is May 5th; after that we will no longer take in more students.

Cake Decoration Online Class: May 11th to July 11th. Topics Covered:American Buttercream (advanced techniques e.g. piping), Royal Icing (piping and making 3 consistencies), Non-Dairy Whipped cream – how to whip and designs, Fresh cream – how to make and use, Whipped Ganache: crumb-coating a cake with it and decorating with it. SMBC: how to make and decorate with it. How to make fondant (two recipes) and  gumpaste. Techniques taught: tall cakes, stencils, air-brushing, painting on cake, writing cursive on cakes, Basic Chocolate decorations using molds, Sugar flowers: un-wired (4 types) and wired flowers (3 flowers), Wafer paper; how to use it to decorate cake – Basic designs. Fondant decoration techniques: tall cakes, quilting design, how to use molds for borders & how to use silicone mats.

Class videos will only be available for that duration of time; after that you will no longer have access. You will get all recipes and templates for the class as files that you can save or print. Cost is Kshs. 1,000 – pay to Lipa na Mpesa, Buy Goods till no. 89736 to access the class. It’s held in a Private Facebook group which you will be invited to. Deadline for intake for this class is May 18th; after that we will no longer take in more students.

Published by Maureen Kamari

Amari Baking Center offers baking classes to those who want to learn how to bake. We train our students using Cookswell original charcoal ovens. We also offer basic business start-up training for those who want to start small baking businesses. We do groups vocational training anywhere in East Africa as well. We hold classes in our home-based bakery workshop located on Ndwaru road in Riruta, Nairobi; off Naivasha road, next to Pelida School. We use original Cookswell charcoal ovens to bake and train our students due to their efficiency, effectiveness and economy. They are the best option for anyone starting a small baking business on a budget.

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