Course Fees : R80 to R88600

Baking classes in South Africa are popular as the South Africans love their sweet baked foods and it remains as one of their popular snacks.


It is known to have been consumed throughout the day, between meals at work and sometimes as a meal replacement. 


People nowadays have exposure to different cuisines which results in them wanting to try different types of pastries. This has resulted in a huge market for baked goods and the industry is rapidly growing.


Why take Baking classes in South Africa?


Listed below are a few primary reasons why baking classes in South Africa is popular:


  • South Africa is the continent’s second-biggest economy which results in a huge demand for bread and baking products.
  • The four major bakeries of the country by themselves generate over 70% of the revenue of the domestic bread market, which has increased the job opportunities in the sector to accommodate for the competition.
  • Globalization has helped the country grow in tourism which in turn helped in the need for international cuisine where baking plays a prominent role.
  • Bread is the second most prominent food item in South African cuisine, just after maize. This indicates that the baking sector is always thriving because of the demand and this presents sustainable job opportunities for individuals undertaking baking classes in South Africa.


What is the cost of Baking Classes in South Africa?


The cost of popular Baking Classes in South Africa is given below:




Midrand Baking School


Institute of Culinary Arts


Steyns Culinary School


Capsicum Culinary Studio


The Baking Shed


The School of Wedding



What is the duration of Baking Classes in South Africa?


Listed below is the duration of the Baking Classes in South Africa from various renowned institutes,




Midrand Baking School

1 week

Institute of Culinary Arts

3-year course

Steyns Culinary School

10-week course

Capsicum Culinary Studio

20 courses

The Baking Shed

2 days

The School of Wedding

3 days


What are the best Baking schools in South Africa?


The Popular baking Institutes that conducts Baking Classes in South Africa are: 


1. Midrand Baking School, Midrand

2. Institute of Culinary Arts, Banhoek

3. Steyns Culinary School, Pretoria

4. Capsicum Culinary Studio, Pretoria

5. The Baking Shed, Johannesburg

6. The School of Wedding, Johannesburg


What will I learn by taking Baking Classes in South Africa?


The Course curriculum for Baking Classes in South Africa is as follows:


  • Introduction to the World of Cakes
  • Tools and Ingredients Needed
  • Covering Dummy Cakes, Sponge & Fruit Cakes with Plastic Icing
  • Making Royal Icing
  • Different Piped Embroidery Designs using Royal Icing
  • Piped Borders using Royal Icing
  • How to Set Up and Support the Mechanics of a Wedding Cake
  • Modeling Paste for Flowers
  • How to make Iced Flowers including Roses, Blossoms, Trumpet flowers, Daisies, and Lilies
  • Butter Icing
  • Chocolate Ganache
  • The Technique of Icing a Cake with Soft Icing
  • Cupcakes
  • Decorating a Cake with Fresh Flowers
  • Baking Demonstration


What jobs can I get as a Baker in South Africa?


The various jobs upon completing Baking Classes in South Africa are:

  • Pastry Chef or Baker

  • Cook

  • Private baking for parties

290 course(s) offered by 104 institutes in South Africa
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Bread Making & Dips

We cover 5-7 different recipes and we eat what we make. Just bring along something to drink and a pen to write with.

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Sourdough Breads & Loaves

A two-hour practical session, all ingredients, a skills booklet, an apron to wear on the day, a tea towel, substantial snacks upon arrival, beverages (AA Badenhorst wine, water & soda).

Institute by Food Jams
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1 Year Advanced Certificate in Classical Cookery (Patisserie and Wine appreciation)

This full-time ( Monday to Friday) course runs for 1 year and covers all aspects of classical food preparation; cooking techniques and methods.

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Basic Baking

Learn all the aspects of baking in this Basic Baking course by Zodwa and Naughty School of Cooking and Baking.

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Classic Designer Cakes runs a course for tiered cakes for one day.

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Baking Classes

One Week Baking Course Offered By Siyaphumelela School of Catering & Deco.

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Professional Patisserie

Patisserie is a sought after and specialised skill and with Prue Leith Chefs Academy’s reputation for patisserie excellence this qualification opens kitchen doors worldwide.

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2 Year Professional Patisserie (Pastry) Qualification

This qualification has been developed to provide aspiring pastry chefs with an introduction to the hospitality industry, elements of health, safety and nutrition and the preparation, cooking and finishing of dishes using a range of different cookery methods.

Institute by Limpopo Chefs Academy [ Claim Listing ]
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Fellow-Foodie Healthy Baking Class

Is baking your new hobby? Then sign up for an online healthy baking class and put your new skills to the test.

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Certificate in the Theory of Breadmaking

The Chamber’s Certificate in the Theory of Breadmaking is a course which has been designed to teach the theoretical aspects of plant baking.

Institute by South African Chamber of Baking
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