Baking Techniques I

Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Baking Techniques I

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Culinary Arts

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    For Culinary Arts majors only

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Baking Techniques introduces the functions of baking ingredients (such as yeast, flour, and shortening), mixing methods for doughs, fermentation techniques, heat transfer methods. Focus on basic elements such as pastry dough, sponge cake, pate a choux, puff pastry, plunder, danesi, croissant, egg/butter based basic creams, production and conservation of fruit conserves, and meringues. In this course, students taste and test the products they create and complete a research paper as well.

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