Bake with Anna Olson

Episode Guide

Pâté Sablée

Anna Olson explains the basics of a tender tart dough, beginning with a simple recipe for the...

Pastry Cream

Anna Olson shares her recipe for a thick, rich custard filling to create delicious cakes and...

Focaccia

Anna Olson makes aromatic rosemary and onion foccacia along with cranberry and chocolate...

Flourless Pies and Tarts

Anna shares her gluten-free desert recipes including a raspberry clafoutis, a classic French...

Cheesecake

Anna Olson shares her secrets for a classic New York cheesecake.

Chocolate Pastry

The chef makes a basic chocolate pastry dough, and turns into chocolate slice cookies.

Chocolate Mousse

Anna Olson prepares a classic dark chocolate mousse that can be enjoyed on its own or as a cake...

Veggie Cakes

Anna Olson prepares a variety of cakes made with vegetables, including a zucchini and orange...

French Meringue

Anna Olson shares her recipe for the perfect French meringues, beginning with Birds Nests -...

Lemon Curd

Anna Olson creates a British-style lemon curd using a stove-top method, and then uses this to...

Cupcakes

Anna Olson shares her recipes for a variety of style and flavour cupcakes from simple vanilla...

Croissant Dough

Anna Olson shares her recipe for a basic croissant, and then makes classic, filled croissants.

Crème Brulee

Anna Olson demonstrates how to make a traditional vanilla bean Creme Brulee with chilled,...

Coffee Cakes

Anna Olson shares her recipe for a sour cream and pecan coffee cake.

Choux Paste

Anna Olson shares her recipe for a basic choux paste and makes simple sugar-dusted Crullers.

Scones and Biscuits

Anna Olson shares her basic buttermilk biscuit recipe. Plus, she turns her sweet into savoury...

Sandwich Cookies

Anna shares her trade secrets for cookie making, including sandwich cookies with a surprise in...

Puff Pastry

Anna Olson demonstrates the principals behind making puff pastry - a key element in any French...

Sticky Buns

Anna share her recipe for the perfect cinnamon sticky bun.

Rolls And Buns

Anna Olson is baking rolls and buns, small breads that come in different styles and flavours,...

Upside Down Cake

The chef shares a step-by-step guide to prepare an upside down cake, starting with a classic...

Shortbread Cookies

The chef shares her recipe for a basic vanilla spritz shortbread using a piping technique.

Jelly Role Cake

The pastry chef demonstrates how to create a classic raspberry jelly roll.

Pie Dough

The chef shares her secrets for making the pie dough and also prepares pecan butter tarts.

Chocolate Ganache

Anna shares her recipe for individual ganache tarts, before moving onto a more complex recipe -...

Chocolate Cake

The chef prepares a chocolate cake and shows the fundamental aspects of the ingredient when...

Squares

Anna shares her secrets on how to make her favourite squares beginning with a rich classic -...

Shortcake

Anna Olson shares her favourite shortcake desserts featuring strawberries, a casual and elegant...

Lady Fingers

A recipe for chocolate ladyfingers, and usual baked good which is part cake, part cookie.

Fruit Pies

The pastry chef prepares a classic Blue Ribbon apple pie, starting with a standard double crust...

Drop Cookies

The chef prepares a variety of cookie-inspired desserts, popular with all ages.

Pound Cake

The pastry chef cooks a lemon pound cake with a golden brown crust.

Steamed Puddings

The chef demonstrates how to make steamed puddings at home like a professional, beginning with...

Strudel

The pastry chef presents a step-by-step guide to preparing a bakery classic - apple strudel...

Nut Cakes

Anna Olson creates a selection of baked goods from easy little cakes to grand tortes, with nuts...

Gingerbread

The pastry chef bakes a gingerbread berry layer cake with lemon frosting.

Doughnuts

Anna demonstrates how simple a homemade doughnut can be, before sharing her recipe for sour...

Chiffon Cake

Anna shares her recipe for Angel Food cake, a light and airy chiffon cake which combines the...

Candied Orange Peel

Anna Olson creates candied orange peel, and then shows its versatility by dipping it in...

Brioche

The pastry chef shows viewers how to make a classic brioche, perfect for breakfast or brunch.