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German Holiday Baking | Brotbakery

Brot Bakehouse School and Kitchen & Brotbakery
38 Meade Rd
Fairfax, VT 05454

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This class is all about the rich holiday baking traditions of Germany, Austria and the surrounding areas and includes hands-on teachings of traditional techniques and recipes. We end the class with a tasting called Advents-Kaffeetrinken (the traditional German coffee & tea ceremony with holiday baked goods).
Some things we'll be making in class:

- Stollen; (classic and variations, incl. Dresdner Christstollen, Rumstollen ) including proper technique of mixing, shaping and baking
- Lebkuchen: Learn all about the history of the century-old rye cake and how to make authentic Nueremberg Lebkuchen at home
- Plätzchen (cookies): Zimtsterne, Vanille Kipferl, Stollen bites (and some vegan and gluten free versions) 
- How to prepare a traditional "Adventskaffee", the celebration of coffee, tea and holiday specialties around the candle lid table

We'll introduce you to the rich history and traditional ways of celebrating the holiday season, old-world style - join us for a winter afternoon in the "Backstube".

Level: All levels
Costs: $110 per person (Pre-registration before Oct. 1: $98 per person), includes demos, all materials, hands-on instruction, coaching and Advents-Kaffeetrinken
min 4 max 8 participants, at the Brot Bakehouse School and Kitchen

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