Chatelaine Kitchen

Food event: Free bake shop classes

    Robin Hood is turning 100. To celebrate they are holding bakeshop classes for the Month of November. What a great idea! I haven’t gotten a chance to attend any of the classes but I bet they’re great. Robin Hood flour is such a reliable ingredient, I’m sure they’re recipes and classes are too.

    Here are the details: What is Bake, Batter and Roll? A hands-on, pop-up bakeshop where parents and children can experience baking together. A free, month-long, interactive bakeshop conceived and presented by Robin Hood Flour in honour of its 100th anniversary. A unique, fun-filled spot where imagination meets baking, designed to ignite a passion for baking in all who visit Bake, Batter & Roll locations: The Bake, Batter & Roll shop is located in midtown Toronto at 1034 Eglinton West, between Bathurst and the Allen.

   Bake, Batter & Roll mobile stations will be making their way through western Canada during the month of November including stops at: West Edmonton Mall – November 7th and 8th, 2009  Cross Iron Mills in Calgary – November 14th and 15th, 2009 B.C’s Richmond Centre – November 21st and 22nd, 2009  Families can participate virtually from the comfort of their own kitchen by visiting www.robinhood.ca/bakeshop Who can visit Bake, Batter & Roll?- Bake, Batter & Roll is free and open to the public! 

   Appointments must be made for the Toronto location, and visits to the mobile stations will be on a first-come, first-serve basis o Due to an overwhelmingly positive response, the spots for the Bake, Batter and Roll Toronto bakeshop have filled to capacity quicker than expected.

    Names are still being accepted for the waiting list however, and consumers can register by visiting www.robinhood.ca/bakeshop – Bake, Batter and Roll will live online at www.robinhood.ca/bakeshop What will you find at www.robinhood.ca? – Visitors to www.robinhood.ca will have direct access to Bake, Batter & Roll activities including:  Online how-to recipe demonstrations  Online timers to track the progress of their baked goods o A Bakery Boutique where parents and children can create and decorate their own treat o Baking certificates for participants  Decorating tools such as stencils What kind of recipes will be available? – Visitors to Bake, Batter & Roll will have the choice to bake one of the following wildly imaginative treats:  Bug Collection Cookies o Cookie Pizzas Aquarium Cookies  Funny Face Cupcakes  Cupcake Caterpillar  Baby Bird Cupcakes How long will Bake, Batter & Roll be running? – Bake, Batter & Roll will run daily through the month of November Bake, Batter & Roll hours of operation and session schedules: – Bake, Batter & Roll Bakeshop ‘ Toronto o Monday ‘ Friday (2 sessions) 4:30pm & 7pm o Saturday & Sunday 9am, 11am, 1:30pm & 3:30pm (4 sessions) – Bake, Batter & Roll on the Road ‘ Mobile Unit  West Edmonton Mall: Saturday, November 7th & Sunday, November 8th, 2009 Event Hours: Saturday: 10am-9pm Event Hours: Sunday: 11am-5pm o Cross Iron Mills: Saturday, November 14th & Sunday, November 15th, 2009 Event Hours: Saturday: 10am-9pm Event Hours: Sunday: 11am-6pm o Richmond Centre: Saturday, November 21st & Sunday, November 22nd, 2009 Event Hours: Saturday: 9:30am-7pm Event Hours: Sunday: 11am-6pm

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