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with Martin Philip
Online Class

Tea Breads: Biscuits, Scones & More

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Think outside classic teatime and enjoy these popular treats at book clubs, brunches, potlucks and beyond. To begin, award-winning baker Martin Philip shares his secrets for your flakiest biscuits ever. Then, don't choose between savory or sweet. Make both! Martin shows you how to make a savory corn, cheese and chive scone, and a sweet variation packed with tea-soaked figs. Master Martin's favorite pound cake next, and whip up a unique mojito variation. And, learn to embrace last-minute guests when you master Martin's one-bowl quick breads. Finally, whip up popular pain de mie dough, ideal for tea sandwiches, rolls or tart crust. Plus, create homemade butter, crème fraîche and plum-port jam to top off your tasty treats!


  • intermediate
  • 7 episodes
  • 1h44m

Included in this Class

1. Biscuit Technique

1. Biscuit Technique

Meet your instructor, Martin Philip! You'll learn how to bake delicious biscuits for any meal with Martin's professional techniques. Grab your digital kitchen scale and measure accurately every time. Then, learn the scant folding technique and how to leaf cold butter for flaky biscuits.

2. Scones Two Ways

2. Scones Two Ways

Learn how to make both savory and sweet scones! First, make a delicate savory scone with corn, cheese and chives. Brush on an egg wash to perfectly brown the top. Then, learn how to use figs soaked in Earl Grey tea to make a deliciously sweet whole wheat flour and fig scone.

3. Elegant Pound Cakes

3. Elegant Pound Cakes

Make Martin's favorite dessert, pound cake! Learn how to seed fresh vanilla beans for a delicious vanilla bean pound cake. Then switch up the flavor to make a tasty mojito pound cake. Martin will demonstrate his way to make a sweet lime-rum simple syrup to top off the cake.