Scottish Classic Afternoon Tea Baking Class

Learn to bake the elements of a Scottish afternoon tea.

Edinburgh New Town Cookery School

Edinburgh New Town Cookery School

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4 hours Class size 1 to 8 (public classes), 8 to 16 label £110

Are you a fan of afternoon tea? Come and indulge in the delights of Scottish sweet treats in this baking class with Edinburgh New Town Cookery School.

Immerse yourself in the heartwarming traditions of Scottish baking with three hours of whipping up some tasty morsels with friendly teachers.

Some recipes you may make in this baking class:

  • Traditional scones.
  • Scottish shortbread.
  • Cranachan Cake (twist on the classic Victoria Sandwich with oats, raspberries, honey, cream and whisky).
  • Individual strawberry meringues.

After your baking adventure, you'll then enjoy a blissful hour to relax and savour your homemade afternoon tea. You'll sip on a glass of fizz and a steaming cup of tea or coffee in our beautiful dining room, offering picturesque views of Queen Street Gardens. It's the perfect setting to unwind and bask in the joy of your culinary accomplishments.

This half-day class is perfect for locals and those visiting Edinburgh! Whether you're on the hunt for fun group activities or you want to brush up on your baking skills alongside like-minded, budding chefs, this workshop is perfect for you.

Dietary requirements and allergies:
  • The recipes made in this class contain gluten, eggs, and dairy and are not suitable for vegans (please note this list is not exhaustive).
  • Please let us know of any dietary requirements, allergies or special accommodations required at the time of booking. We will be as flexible as possible when we can, so as to be inclusive to all students. However, we may not be able to substitute ingredients in the recipes.
  • We do everything we can to reduce the risk of cross-contamination, however, we cannot guarantee a completely allergen-free environment and therefore our kitchens may be unsuitable for students with severe or life-threatening allergies.

Please note:
  • Our one-day workshops and short courses are 16+ unless otherwise specified. Children aged 14 or 15 may attend with an adult over 18.
  • On the day, please arrive 15 minutes before your workshop is due to start.

What you'll get
All ingredients and equipment needed to make your afternoon tea to enjoy with a glass of fizz or cup of tea or coffee.
Suitable for
This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a team building activity or birthday idea!

7 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JE

Scottish Classic Afternoon Tea Baking Class location
Your teacher
Edinburgh New Town Cookery School
Edinburgh New Town Cookery School

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Since opening its doors in December 2009, the Edinburgh New Town Cookery School has been teaching classic and creative cookery in a professional but informal atmosphere.

Situated in the heart of the Scottish capital’s city centre, Edinburgh New Town Cookery School offers courses, designed to put every student on the right path to becoming a successful cook.

The diverse range of courses offer something for every level of ability, from chefs to homemakers and students to food enthusiasts. A practical, professional approach will give students the skills to cook with confidence and develop the essential skills necessary to be a success in the culinary world.

The school spans five floors and offers panoramic views across the Firth of Forth. The venue has been renovated to provide a fully equipped teaching kitchen alongside a demonstration theatre, with capacity for 50 and a function room, which presents the ideal dining setting for corporate entertainment or team building. The building is also suitable for PR events and product launches. The range of facilities on offer allows the school to host a broad spectrum of cookery courses and activities.

Our teachers and staff are highly qualified and bring many years of experience to the school.

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