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ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Traditional Babka & Kolaches from Grandma's Recipe

New York, United StatesPart of Airbnb Online Experiences

Online experience hosted by Lenka

90 minsHosted in English, Czech and Slovakian
Join online
Meet your host live on Zoom.
Up to 8 people
Private groups available for up to 100.
Czech cuisine

What you'll do

Let's have fun & travel to Slovakia!
(at least with our taste buds and the best traditional pastry :)

During this online baking class, I'll teach you step-by-step how to make the most delicious traditional buns in Slovak called Koláče and a sweet braided bread called Babka from scratch

I want this class to be as interactive as possible with YOU being able to bake, learn, and make the most of it. It is a relaxed, fun but educational class packed with plenty of tips on how to work properly with yeast-based doughs

WHAT WE'LL DO:
--> We'll start by explaining a bit about the ingredients with a focus on yeasts as there are certain rules to be followed anytime you're using them in baking
--> We'll move on with preparing the dough, give it some time to rest and in the meantime, we'll work on fillings
--> Lastly, we'll proceed with filling, shaping, baking, and of course, tasting :)

PLUS: After the class, I'll send you three more traditional recipes that you can make with the very same dough. Yum :)

This experience is GREAT FOR GROUPS and TEAM-BUILDINGS as well. Reconnect with your team, have fun and enjoy delicious pastries afterward​ - by today I had a chance to teach teams from companies like Grammarly, Google, Airbnb & many more

PS: If the date & time doesn't suit your schedule, shoot me a message and we make​ it work
Let's have fun & travel to Slovakia!
(at least with our taste buds and the best traditional pastry :)

During this online baking class, I'll teach you step-by-step how to make the most delicious traditional buns in Slovak called Koláče and a sweet braided bread called Babka from scratch

I want this class to be as interactive as possible with YOU being able to bake, learn, and make the most of it. It is a relaxed, fun but…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Use Zoom to participate on your desktop or mobile device. After you book, you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Book for a private group
    Lenka can host private groups of any size, up to 100 guests. Private group rates start at £182.

What to bring

  • Laptop/ PC/ iPad to join the class online
  • Equipment: Oven, Kitchen Scale or Measuring Cup, Baking Pan, Rolling Pin or Wine Bottle, Mixing Bowl, Knife, Plastic Wrap or Clean Towel
  • Ingredients: Flour, Sugar, Milk, Yeasts (Fresh or Dry), Eggs, Butter, Lemon, Salt, and some ingredients for the filling (all ingredients and amounts will be specified upon booking)
  • Good mood and enough time for baking :)

Meet your host, Lenka

Host on Airbnb since 2015
  • 256 Reviews
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Hello, fellow bread lovers :)

My name is Lenka and I am a passionate baker & baking instructor from Slovakia with the main focus on Slovak, Eastern European & Russian pastries

My love for baking goes back to the days when I was as a small girl helping my grandma with kneading the dough on her knees. There was never a weekend we would not bake cakes and pastries, all from ingredients growing in our backyard

I share my baking passion & traditional recipes on my blog www.wandering-senses.com & my baking tips&trick on @wandering_senses and now I decided to share my passion & knowledge with those curious to learn how to make the most delicious traditional Slovak and Eastern European pastries here on Airbnb
Hello, fellow bread lovers :)

My name is Lenka and I am a passionate baker & baking instructor from Slovakia with the main focus on Slovak, Eastern European & Russian pastries

My love for baking goes back to the days when I was as a small girl helping my grandma with kneading the dough on her knees. There was never a weekend we would not bake cakes and pastries, all from ingredients growing in our backyard

I share my baking passion & traditional recipes on my blo…
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Rebecca
April 2021
This was such a fun experience! Lenka was a great teacher and shared fantastic tips and ideas along the way. She was friendly and knowledgeable - we were in good hands! I’ll definitely try to make these again!
Anna
April 2021
Lenka's baking experience was fantastic as always. We have booked this many times before for our "team building" activity. Great value and fun. Thank you Lenka.
Hera
April 2021
Lenka is a great teacher and the whole class was so much fun! My team had a great time and we love the final product!!! It is delicious.
Sasha
March 2021
Lenka is an incredible host and was wonderful for a company team event! I'd recommend her to any group of friends, family, or coworkers!
Brenna
March 2021
This class was awesome! Lenka did a great job managing the pace so everyone was on the same step without feeling rushed. I can’t wait to take another class with her again, the pastries were delicious!
Jessica
March 2021
This was such a lovely and fun baking escape! Lenka was incredibly informative, helpful, and just fun to chat with! I did this class with a friend (both of us in seperate states!) and it felt just as fun as if we were doing this class together. The pastries all turned out delicious, and it was probably the highlight of the month. Lenka was very thoughtful about getting a sense of everyone's baking skills and what we were working with, so it felt incredibly personalized. Thank you Lenka!
This was such a lovely and fun baking escape! Lenka was incredibly informative, helpful, and just fun to chat with! I did this class with a friend (both of us in seperate states!)…

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.