First Steps in Pastry


Brand Chef and Tutor of the International Pastry Academy KICA

Learn to create 5 easy-to-make and delicious desserts

After this course:

  • Master basic and easy techniques and methods to make your desserts looks irresistible to try
  • Make 5 delicious, easy and festive pastries and use this ready-to-sell collection to drive your pastry business
  • Discover a how to make basic textures that you can implement in your future desserts creations.

Who is this course for?

  • Pastry learners who are looking for the basic course to start.

You need foolproof recipes and techniques, guidance and support from a professional instructor. You want to prove your skills with a Certificate.

  • Coffee shops, pastry shops or home bakeries owners.

You need tasty-looking pastries to enrich your pastry assortment with new flavors, increase sales and attract new customers

KICACourse details
12 months
Access to the video classes and recipes
5 Classes
Step-by-step video guides
The recipes in printable PDF format
Course chat
Ask your pastry instructor questions on the recipes
Course Language
Audio: English, Subtitles: English
Signed by the course author
a piece of raspberry souffle cake decorated with a beautiful wreath in the center of fresh berries (both whole and halved) and rosemary.
Raspberry Souffle Cake
gluten-free custard strawberry pie decorated with fresh basil leaves and strawberry pieces top view
Gluten-free Custard Strawberry Pie
several coconut cupcakes decorated with the buttercream on top and fresh coconut
Coconut Cupcake
basque cheesecake
Basque Cheesecake
individual chocolate cake side view
Individual Chocolate Cake
Lesson Plan
Raspberry juice
3 min
Chocolate sponge
17 min
Raspberry mousse
12 min
Raspberry jelly
3 min
4 min
Unmolding and decorating the cakes
5 min
Lesson Plan
Vanilla custard (pastry cream)
12 min
Strawberry confiture
8 min
Almond batter
9 min
Assembling and baking the pie
7 min
Decorating the pie
9 min
Lesson Plan
Coconut sponge batter
14 min
Coconut buttercream
11 min
4 min
Lesson Plan
Cheesecake mass
8 min
Baking the cheesecake
9 min
Lesson Plan
Chocolate sponge
18 min
Vanilla cream
4 min
Dark chocolate ganache
4 min
2 min
6 min
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Frequently asked question
Questions on courses

In what language is the course available?

All courses are currently available only in English.

Do the videos have subtitles?

Yes, we provide subtitles in English for better comprehension and accessibility.

Can I access course materials on multiple devices?

Yes, all course materials are accessible across many devices: computers, tablets, laptops, and phones.

Do I need any specialized tools/ingredients to take a course?

You can check the PDF file of tools and ingredients for this course. If you don’t have some of the ingredients or tools, write in the course chat for recommendations on possible replacements.

Learning process and certification questions

What if I have any questions during the learning process?

All course participants have access to the learning platform where they can post their work, ask the instructor any questions, and exchange their thoughts and experiences with other students.

What level of pastry background is required?

The applicants with any level of pastry background are accepted.

Where can I buy specialized tools and ingredients?

Find all the necessary pastry ingredients in our list of TOP pastry online stores.

What kind of certificate do I get?

You will receive a certificate of successful completion of the course in English from KICA Academy.

How can I obtain the course certificate?

You receive a certificate of successful completion of the course in case of submission of all the tasks in time of the course.

Can my course certificate be used for job applications?

As a rule, your experience, skills and a Certificate that confirms it - is enough for an employer.

The ordering process questions

What payment methods do you offer?

We offer the most popular payment methods such as Visa, Mastercard, Apple Pay, and Google Pay.

How can I get a refund if the course materials do not meet my expectations?

You can find our refund policy in the 'Return Policy' document at the bottom of our website.

Do you have any discounts for regular students?

Our company offers holiday discounts. Subscribe to our company's news at the bottom area of the website to stay updated.

Can I pay for the course in installments?

We do not provide this type of service for this course.

Do you have gift certificates for courses?

Yes. For more information about course gifting options, please contact us at info@kica-online.com

Other questions

How can I add the course to my wishlist?

You can add a class to your wish list by clicking the heart icon next to the course name.

Where can I leave my review about the course?

You can leave the reviews and your pastry photos on the course page from your account after buying the course.

What is the difference between professional recipes and free amateur ones from the Internet? 

Our recipes are made by professional pastry chefs, tested multiple times, aiming for consistent and high-quality results. Recipes from the Internet may vary more as they are often shared based on personal experiences and preferences. The outcomes can vary in different situations. 

Can I access course materials and videos after completing the course?

You will have access to the course materials during the year after the purchase.

When can I purchase the extent of the course? 

You will have an opportunity to purchase the extent of the course during 6 months after the end of the course.