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Sat, 10 Jun


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Ian’s Apple & Tarragon and Pecan & Caramel Cheesecakes

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Ian’s Apple & Tarragon and Pecan & Caramel Cheesecakes
Ian’s Apple & Tarragon and Pecan & Caramel Cheesecakes

Time & Location

10 Jun 2023, 17:00

Online Event

About the Event

Join the brilliant Ian Cumming (GBBO, series 6) live from Cambridge who will teach you to make beautiful Apple & Tarragon and Pecan & Caramel Cheesecakes.

This class takes place on Saturday 10th June at the following times:

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

Please allow up to 2 hours for this class.

Bake With A Legend Online Classes are an interactive experience, where we limit group sizes to around 25 to ensure an intimate online setting. Not only do you have your celebrity baker teaching you, but you also have one of our brilliant Bake With A Legend hosts who will ensure the smooth running of your experience ensuring everyone is enjoying themselves.

If you need any help at any point during the class, you’ll be encouraged to raise your hand and your baker will be virtually joining you in your own kitchen in no time to assist you!

You’ll bake along in tandem with Ian, learning many tips and tricks a long the way as you perfect all the skills required to make his delicious cheesecake duo. Ian will also be on hand to answer your questions, be those about baking or his experiences of being involved on such an iconic television show.

Tickets are priced at £35 for individuals and £50 for groups of two or more that will join from the same screen. Please note we can accept requests to move classes with two or more weeks notice prior to the class – any requests to do so, will incur a £5 administrative charge.

Once booked in, all guests will be emailed a full recipe and the zoom link required to join us for the class. Just in case you don’t spot it please check junk mail!


Mixing bowl

Wooden spoon

large baking tray

Baking parchment

2 x 6inch springform tins

small baking tray


electric whisk


small mixing bowls

digital scales


For the bases:

120g (8 ½ tbsp) unsalted butter  

60g (1/3 cup) caster/superfine sugar

120g (1 cup, sifted then measured) plain/all-purpose flour

¼ tsp salt 

60g (½ cup) ground rice*

½ to 1 tsp vanilla extract / essence  

Oil or release spray

*If you can’t get hold of ground rice, just use an extra 60g (½ cup) of plain flour.

For the Caramel Sauce:

60g (4 tbsp) unsalted butter  

100g (just under ½ cup) double/heavy cream

50g (¼ cup) dark brown soft sugar  

salt to taste

vanilla to taste

For the Cheesecake mixture:

400g (1 ¾ cups) cream cheese**  

80g (1/3 cup + 2 tbsp) caster/superfine sugar

2 ½ tsp cornflour/corn starch   

1 large (XL in US) egg

2 large (XL in US) egg yolks

**Philadelphia full fat cream cheese will work the best and is commonly available

For the Apple & Tarragon Cheesecake:

2 Braeburn apples 

280g (half) of above cheesecake mix

100g (just under ½ cup) double/heavy cream 

30g (2 ½ tbsp) caster/superfine sugar

1 tbsp chopped fresh tarragon  

pinch of salt

1 tsp lemon juice 

6 tarragon leaves

For the Pecan & Caramel Cheesecake:

50g (½ cup) pecans  

280g (half) of above cheesecake mix

50g (¼ cup) double/heavy cream 

100g (1/3 cup) caramel sauce

Remember we do offer private events, please contact us for more information or click on the ‘Online Classes’ page for more detail. Upon booking, all guests will be emailed a link to the class with a full breakdown of ingredients and equipment as well as the method on Monday proceeding their class.

It is your responsibility 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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