Bake With Anna Olson

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Season 1, Episode 19 - Strawberry Shortcake

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Part biscuit and part cake, shortcake is both casual and elegant and traditionally served split in half and filled and topped with fresh fruit and sweet cream. Anna shares her favourite shortcake desserts featuring strawberries. She begins with the quintessential North American summer dessert, classic strawberry shortcake,...
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Season 1, Episode 18 - Chocolate Pastry

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Chocolate pastry is a buttery, rich and crispy base that is fundamental in a professional kitchen, and an important element for the home cook too. Anna starts by making a basic chocolate pastry dough and turning it into chocolate slice cookies. She advances the lesson by preparing a delicious French classic, tarte au choco...
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Season 1, Episode 17 - Squares

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Anna shares her secrets on how to make her favourite squares, including classic fudge brownies, pumpkin cheesecake squares, and lemon meringue squares.
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Season 1, Episode 16 - Sandwich Cookies

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A sandwich cookie is a cookie with a surprise - something delicious waiting in the centre. Anna bakes an assortment of her favourites including chocolate sandwich cookies, almond linzer cookies, and French macarons.
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Season 1, Episode 15 - Lady Fingers

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Part cake, part cookie, ladyfingers are extremely versatile in the pastry kitchen. Anna starts by showing viewers how to make these light and spongy biscuits and dips them in chocolate to create chocolate-dipped ladyfingers. Next she uses those same delicious ladyfingers as a key ingredient in everyone’s favourite Italian ...
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Season 1, Episode 14 - Gnache

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Ganache is used as a base for truffles and a fillings for tarts, cookies and cakes. Anna starts with a simple ganache and makes individual ganache tarts. Next, Anna takes a more complex recipe and creates molten centre chocolate cakes.
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Season 1, Episode 13 - Cheesecake

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Anna shares her secrets for creating the delicious smooth and rich dessert that is cheesecake. She starts with the classic New York cheesecake, and advances the technique, sharing her recipe for individual chocolate swirl cheesecakes.
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Season 1, Episode 12 - Jelly Roll Cakes

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Anna starts with a classic raspberry jelly roll, and then moves on to a recipe that is a little more complex - tart lemon roulade.
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Season 1 Episode 11 - Croissants

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Anna gives a lesson on how to bake croissants like a pastry chef. She starts with a basic croissant dough recipe, and then works that dough into classic filled croissants - almond, cheese and pain au chocolate.
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Season 1 Episode 10 - Choux Paste

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Choux Paste, also known as pâte a choux or cream puff dough, is a wonderful airy pastry that can be used in countless ways to prepare cream-filled desserts. Anna starts with the fundamentals, and teaches a basic choux paste, and makes simple sugar-dusted Crullers. Next, Anna steps up the complexity with profiteroles and ec...
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