Bake With Anna Olson

April 2020
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Season 2 Episode 20 - Cake Cookies

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Exactly as they sound, cake cookies are soft and moist like a cake, but you bake them on a tray like a traditional cookie. Anna demonstrates the cake-like batter and how to achieve the best, fluffiest results - featuring some original as well as old-fashioned variations.
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Season 2 Episode 19 - Trifle

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There's nothing trifling about a good trifle! To call a dessert a trifle it must have layers of cake, cream, and fruit. This leaves a lot of room to experiment with both classic and creative recipes.
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Season 2 Episode 18 - Bread Pudding

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Bread pudding falls into the category of custard, since the bread is baked in an eggcream mixture to achieve its delicate richness. Anna demonstrates the principles behind the custard base and the baking technique required to make a perfect bread pudding.
March 2020
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Season 2 Episode 17 - Batter Cookies

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Batter cookies start with a soft batter that is shaped, piped or formed before baking, and are a classic part of a pastry chef's repertoire. Annna shares her favourite batter cookie recipes.
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Season 2 Episode 16 - Bagels And Pretzels

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Bagels and pretzels can be categorized under the same umbrella, since they share the common technique of being boiled before they are baked. This lesson really comes through as the basics are expanded on, growing into more elaborate styles.
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Season 2 Episode 15 - Sponge Cakes

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A pastry chef must master making sponge cakes, since they are the foundation for so many classic desserts. Light and airy, sponge cakes embody that great balance of technique and creativity and this lesson shows how limitless the options are.
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Season 2 Episode 14 - Savoury Pies

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Pies aren't just for fruit or cream fillings - savoury pies are widely known and appreciated. Anna showcases the dough recipe that best suits savoury pie fillings, and adapts common pastry principles to achieve a flaky and tender savoury result.
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Season 2 Episode 13 - Flat Breads

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Flatbreads are a common bread style around the world, with each culture having its own style. Anna showcases a number of the most popular or common flatbreads.
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Season 2 Episode 12 - Petite Fours

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French petit fours, or 'little cakes' are truly something special. These individual, two-bite sweets are each baked in a particular pan, and have a very interesting story behind them.
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Season 2 Episode 11 - Buttercream

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The most popular of frostings, buttercream comes in various flavours, and also in a variety of techniques. Anna demonstrates the basic styles of buttercream frosting, and the cake style that suit each type best.
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