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Sat, 11 May


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Howard's Brandy Snaps

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Howard's Brandy Snaps
Howard's Brandy Snaps

Time & Location

11 May 2024, 17:00

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About the Event

Join the brilliant Howard Middleton (GBBO, series 4) live from Sheffield, UK who will guide you through baking both his Brandy Snap Cigars and Baskets!

The class takes place on Saturday 11th May at the following times:

9am PT / 11am CT / 12pm ET / 5pm UK BST

We’ll start off the class with a warm welcome and some background from Howard's time on TV, before we ask you to put on your aprons and bake along as you watch Howard demonstrate all the skills required to make his delicious treats.

Our class will take around 2 hours as we bake our masterpieces, before you can tuck into the fruits of your labour all whilst hearing fantastic memories and stories from Howard, Tickets are priced at £35 for individuals and £50 for groups of two or more that will join from the same household. Places are non-refundable and cannot be cancelled or altered after purchase. All guests will be emailed a link to the class following their booking.


Large flat baking sheets or trays

Wooden spoons

Balloon whisk

Small bowls, pudding   tins, tumblers or an upturned muffin pan for shaping the baskets

Mixing bowls

Baking parchment

Piping bags and nozzles

Electric hand mixer (for whisking cream)


Fine sieve


For the Creme Patissiere:

300ml or 1 ¼ cups milk (preferably full fat)

1 tsp vanilla extract or vanilla bean paste

50g (¼ cup) caster sugar

4 large egg yolks

25g (3 Tbsp + 1 tsp) cornflour/corn   starch

25g (1 Tbsp + 2 tsp) unsalted   butter

For the Chocolate Cremeux:

Half of the crème patissiere

75g (1/3 cup) dark chocolate, finely chopped

2 tsp brandy, or to taste (optional)

1 tsp finely grated   orange zest (optional)

For the Creme Diplomat:

Half of the crème patissiere

2 tsp amaretto, or to taste (optional)

200ml (1 cup) double cream / heavy cream

For the Brandy Snaps:

50g (3 ½ Tbsp) unsalted butter

50g (2 ½ Tbsp) golden syrup

50g (¼ cup) caster sugar

1 tsp lemon juice

1 tsp vanilla extract   or vanilla bean paste

50g (1/3 cup + 2   Tbsp) plain flour*

½ tsp ground ginger

To Serve:

18 fresh raspberries or other berries

A few toasted flaked almonds

25g (3 Tbsp) dark or white chocolate (optional)

It is your responsiblity to check the ingredients do not impact any allergies  or intolerances which you may have. Bake With A Legend and our bakers take no responsibility in this regard.

If you're in any doubt about you then you should contact us before booking in terms of discussing alternative ingredients to suit your requirements. We will, wherever possible provide alternatives to include gluten & dairy free options.


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