Activity 7. Cooking workshop2: Desserts

Date: January 2016


Students can make kmo friendly desserts.

Other objectives:

  • Students improve their English vocabulary with a list of ingredients and typical cooking instructions.
  • Students improve their English speaking skills.
  • Students improve their social skills. Belgian students from a vocational course gave foreign partners instructions.

Working method

During a two-our cooking workshop Belgian students instruct the foreign students how to cook the cakes and biscuits.


Small cakes with apple. Small cakes with pear and chocolate


small cakes

small cakes

  • 100 g butter or margarine
  • 130 g sugar
  • 150 g self-raising flour
  • 3 packets of vanilla sugar
  • 3 eggs

Fantasy cakes

  • 60 g chocolate
  • 1 pear
  • 1 apple

  1. Preheat the oven (180°C).
  2. Stir the butter gently.
  3. Add the sugar and stir gently.
  4. Stir the egg and sieve the flour as follows :
  • entire egg and 2 spoonfuls of flour, stir well
  • entire egg and 2 spoonfuls of flour, stir until you
  • get a light and fluffy mixture
  • entire egg and the rest of the flour, stir until you
  • get a light and fluffy mixture.
  1. Wash and peel the apple or pear and chop in small pieces.
  2. Add the fruit and/or chocolate to the dough.
  3. Fill two thirds of the paper (muffin) cases with the dough.
  4. Put them on a baking tray.
  5. Bake them until they get a nice gold/brown colour for about 10 to 15 minutes.

10.Get them out of the oven and transfer to a cooling
     rack before serving.

Oatmeal biscuits with chocolate.



Oatmeal biscuits

  • 120 gr soft butter (room temperature)
  • 90 gr raw cane sugar
  • 1 big egg
  • A few drops of vanilla extract
  • 70 gr self raising flour
  • 1 teaspoonful of baking powder.
  • A pinch of salt
  • 120 gr of oatmeal
  • 70 g chocolate drops

  1. Stir the butter gently and add the sugar.
  2. Add the egg and the vanilla extract and keep beating.
  3. Sieve the flour with the baking powder.
  4. Add the flour, oatmeal and salt to the butter mixture. 
  5. Mix the chocolate drops through the dough.
  6. Roll the mixture into balls, using 2 spoons, and put them on a  baking sheet.
  7. Bake in the oven (180°C) for about 10 to 15 minutes.
  8. Transfer them to a cooling rack before serving.

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