Saturday Kitchen - Christmas Biscuits

This course may be delivered online - please see the course information box to confirm.

In this class you will make delicious Christmas spiced biscuits, learn how to work with royal icing and design celebrations biscuits to enjoy or even to give as a gift to your loved ones. You will practise a series of decorating techniques including flooding and piping, all the basics that will help you start your biscuit decorating adventures.

Course Content

In this class you will learn some basic baking skills and basic hygiene and health and safety principles. And the following recipes will be baked but could be subject to change due to the availability of ingredients.
Spiced biscuits
Royal icing
Different decoration techniques


Safety Information
We want to keep you safe while you are at RHACC and as such all on-site classes will have additional hygiene procedures in place, as per government guidelines. Please note that if guidance changes, we may need to make changes to your course, such as reducing numbers attending onsite, or in the event of lockdown, postponing or moving the course online. Please act responsibly and do not attend the class if you display any of the symptoms of Covid-19 or have been in recent contact with someone who has. Please see government advice here.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on the start date of the course.

No entry requirements only love for cooking and preparing food.

First Class Requirements

You will receive a list of ingredients to bring to your class 10 days prior to the class start.

Additional Information

You will need to purchase the ingredients for the session and bring an apron, tea towel and container/s to take your breads home. You will need a pen for taking notes.
Please note that some of the cookery activities will require working in pairs, sharing equipment, setting up and clearing the work area and equipment independently.


Remote Learning:
Some of our courses are now delivered through remote learning, including video conferencing (using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype) and email contact with your tutor.

If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.

We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.

Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our eLearning support team via the Student Intranet Portal: We are here to help you.