Baking Club

  • Baking Club @ Art Exhibition 2016

    Sunday, October 16th, 2016, 8:31 PM

    Thanks to all Baking Club students and families for your contributions to our Baking Club stall at today’s Art Exhibition.  The items that were baked tasted delicious and looked gorgeous!  We received so many compliments during the day.  After a slow start, business picked up and by 1pm we were sold out!  It was lovely…

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  • Family Favourite Challenge

    Friday, September 16th, 2016, 12:31 AM

    This week students were challenged to bring along a baked item, made from a favourite family recipe.  It was lovely to sample the treats and hear a bit of the history behind the recipes.  There were some great tasting items and we found it difficult to select the winners.  Congratulations to Louis and Natalya, Sophie,…

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  • Cultural Challenge

    Thursday, September 8th, 2016, 9:35 PM

    This week’s challenge was to bake an item from another culture.  We had items from all over the world, both sweet and savoury, and there were some absolute taste sensations!  Congratulations to our winners – Holly, Emma and Grace.…

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  • Confectionery Challenge

    Saturday, September 3rd, 2016, 9:14 PM

    It was great timing for this challenge, with Father’s Day happening a few days afterwards!  Some clever Baking Club students made a double batch – one batch to bring along and one batch to put in a safe place for dad! We had every variation of coconut ice (each one equally delicious!), fudge, toffee, rocky…

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  • Baking Club Workshops

    Friday, August 26th, 2016, 6:16 AM

    Wow!  What an amazing baking session the children had today. Wendy, our visiting chef, was most impressed with the level of skill and the baking knowledge the children had.   Firstly, the children created the most amazing chocolate eclairs filled with lemon curd and cream and dipped in dark chocolate ganache. They definitely passed the…

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  • Community Challenge

    Sunday, August 21st, 2016, 8:59 PM

    PYP encourages students to think outside themselves and develop community and global awareness.  This was our inspiration for this week’s challenge. Students were challenged to bake something to give to someone in our school community.  They could bake whatever they wanted to but it had to be packaged beautifully, and they were asked to attach…

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  • Healthy Baking Challenge

    Saturday, August 13th, 2016, 4:46 PM

    What a lot of thought had gone into the entries for our Healthy Baking Challenge!  We had sugar-free, reduced sugar, low-fat, gluten-free, raw foods, fruits, seeds and grains …!  It was not only a healthy spread, but an incredibly tasty one! Congratulations to the winners of the Healthy Baking Challenge – Ellen (Best Presentation) and…

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  • Scone Challenge

    Saturday, August 6th, 2016, 10:47 PM

    The Scone Challenge was hotly contested!  We had date, cheese, lemonade, savoury and pinwheel scones – even a scone cake! There was lots of good conversation about how to bake the perfect scone! Congratulations to Sascha for winning the Best Taste award for her apple scones, and to Harriette for winning the Best Presentation award…

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  • Cake Challenge

    Sunday, July 31st, 2016, 9:37 AM

    Wow!  We were blown away with the entries for the Cake Challenge!  It was our first Baking Club challenge and the students were definitely ‘Risk-takers’, executing some very challenging recipes with ease.  This made judging very difficult and this week we were compelled to award three prizes, instead of the usual two! Congratulations to Lewis…

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  • Internet Challenge

    Thursday, May 29th, 2014, 9:52 PM

    This week’s challenge was to find a recipe online.  The students could bake anything that took their fancy!  The most popular sites used were chelsea.co.nz (Chelsea Sugar) and youtube.com. Congratulations to this week’s winners … * Best Presentation – Amelia M – Heart Cake * Best Presentation – Kester M – Hamburger Cupcakes * Best…

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