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Beginner

Pastry Beginner Course

Oleksandr
Trofimenkov

Brand Chef and Tutor of the International Pastry Academy KICA

Learn modern techniques and professional recipes

After this course you will be able to:

  • Make a choux dough and bake even and neat eclairs without cracks
  • Make modern looking muffins with interesting taste and moist sponge.
  • Prepare perfect macaron cups with hazelnut flour
  • Launch a ready-made collection of pastries in your business

Who is this course for?

  • You want to make modern pastries professionally
  • You are a confident home baker and want to start selling your pastries
  • You want to take your pastry mastery to a new level
KICACourse details
12 months
Access to the video classes and recipes
5 Classes
Step-by-step video guides
Workbook
The recipes in printable PDF format
Course chat
Ask your pastry instructor questions on the recipes
Course Language
Audio: English, Subtitles: English
Certificate
Signed by the course author
Program
vanilla eclair with raspberry confit decorated with the glaze
Vanilla Eclair
vanilla and apricot cupcakes decorated with the vanilla frosting around the apricot compote, one cupcake in a cut view
Vanilla and Apricot Cupcake
hazelnut macarons, one in a cut view
Hazelnut Macaron
strawberry heart cheesecake decorated with the whipped cream beautiful rim in a cut view
Strawberry Heart Baked Cheesecake
several opera cakes
Opera Cake
Lesson Plan
01:
Vanilla Eclair
02:
Gelatin mass
1 min
03:
Neutral glaze (nappage)
2 min
04:
Vanilla Glaze
6 min
05:
Raspberry Confit
4 min
06:
Vanilla Custard
12 min
07:
Assembling The Éclairs
5 min
08:
Glazing The Éclairs
3 min
09:
Classic Éclair Choux Paste
10:
Making The Choux Paste
11 min
11:
Baking The Éclairs
7 min
12:
Piping The Éclairs
5 min
Lesson Plan
01:
Gelatin mass
1 min
02:
Neutral glaze (nappage)
2 min
03:
Apricot compote
7 min
04:
Vanilla cream cheese frosting
7 min
05:
Vanilla cake
13 min
06:
Assembling and decorating the cupcakes
8 min
Lesson Plan
01:
Macaron with hazelnuts on french meringue
18 min
02:
Ganache with hazelnuts
6 min
03:
Crispy layer
3 min
Lesson Plan
01:
Gelatin mass
1 min
02:
Vanilla chantilly cream
5 min
03:
Shortbread
9 min
04:
Cheesecake base
6 min
05:
Assembling
1 min
06:
Cheesecake mass
6 min
07:
Strawberry juice
3 min
08:
Strawberry jelly
4 min
09:
Unmolding the cheesecake
1 min
10:
Decorating the cheesecake
4 min
Lesson Plan
01:
Chocolate glaze
3 min
02:
Joconde sponge
9 min
03:
Coffee syrup
1 min
04:
Dark chocolate ganache
3 min
05:
Coffee buttercream
7 min
06:
Assembling
12 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.