BAK 101 : Introduction to Baking & Pastry

Transcript title

Intro to Baking Pastry

Credits

4

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

80

Other hours

80

Description

This introductory level course covers the basic theory and skill sets used throughout the field of baking and pastry. Topics covered include the use of hand tools and equipment found in a bakeshop, as well as the exploration of baking and pastry ingredients and their functions. Students will gain a working knowledge of the major methods such as creaming, blending, foaming, meringues, pre-cooked, cut-in, lamination, straight dough, custards, frozen desserts, chocolates, and sauces. Students will also taste and evaluate products they create in class to enhance their understanding of the course material.

Learning outcomes

1. Identify and select ingredients for use in a variety of baked products
2. Apply standards of professionalism to the baking industry
3. Describe and apply the function of ingredients in the baking process
4. Explain the use of formula and the bakers percentage as it relates to the baking process
5. Prepare a variety of baked products using creaming, sponge, muffin, basic custards methods, cake dessert and bread preparation.
6. Describe and use the equipment typical to the baking process
7. Describe and demonstrate the basic baking science principles, ratio and technique

Outside of
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