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BBC Good Food Masterclass online – Sweet Sourdough

Learn how to make sweet sourdough recipes brilliantly every time – sign up to our online masterclass. Discover insider tips and tricks for the perfect baked treat.

In the Sweet Sourdough masterclass, Barney Desmazery will be showing you how to incorporate the flavour of sourdough and slow dough fermentation into sweet baking. This 1 hour-long live class will tell you all you need to know about using a sourdough starter in everything from buns and doughnuts to fluffy pancakes and fudgy brownies.


This session is followed by a 30-minute live Q&A session for all your questions.

A recording of the presentation will be made available to all registered attendees to re-watch up to 10 times – a link will be sent to you by email within 72 hours after the event.

Book your place now

What’s in the Masterclass?

This masterclass will cover:

  • How to make a basic sweet dough
  • How to make sourdough cinnamon rolls, knots and babka
  • Incorporating butter and making laminated doughs
  • Using the flavour of sourdough in cakes and cookies
  • All you need to know about swapping your starter for yeast
  • How to make fluffy sourdough pancakes

Your Masterclass host

Led by expert tutor, our Shows and skills editor Barney Desmazery, he will share his years of cooking and baking experience, and answer your sourdough questions in a live Q&A session. Barney has led many live masterclasses for BBC Good Food and, is bringing his skills to you online, so you can learn from him from the comfort of your own home.

Your Masterclass itinerary

Sourdough pancakes

Thursday 14th October, 12 noon. In this 1.5 hour-long webcast, sourdough expert Barney, will revisit every stage of the process to troubleshoot any issues you might be having, so you can look forward to great results every time.

After the Masterclass presentation, a recording of the Masterclass will be made available to all registered attendees to re-watch for a period of seven days – a link will be sent to you by email within 72 hours from the live masterclass.

How to book

To book your place on our Sweet Sourdough masterclass costs just £12.50.

The webinar can be viewed on any device, although we would recommend a laptop or computer rather than a phone.

Click here to book now

Please note: if you have any difficulty booking please email

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