Intro to Baguettes

Date: Sunday, October 16, 2022

Time: 10am - 1:30pm

Cost: $120 per single-entry ticket

Tyler Carpenter, our bread-lover friend from neighboring Abby Jane Bakeshop, is coming to the mill to teach you how to make classic, French country style baguettes! From his years of experience in acclaimed artisanal bakeries in Austin and beyond, as well as time traveling and eating in France, Tyler has a wealth of knowledge & creativity to share with you in this class all about the baguette.

For this class, Tyler will be sharing a dough recipe and method to produce two baguettes within three hours, so you can take your recipe home and use it to your heart's content for any dinner or cheese board that just wouldn't be complete without a crusty & airy baguette friend! In class, you will start from the bottom of a recipe, mixing a dough with a unique and flavorful blend of carefully selected BSM flours. Tyler will include what flour choices work best for a baguette, as well as creative ways to incorporate specialty flours and whole wheats in your dough. He will walk you through the resting, rising, and shaping processes, as well as provide demos for more advanced applications of the baguette craft. This means that within class, you will master a basic, yet elevated baguette recipe & method, and leave with some techniques and ideas to inspire your baking at home. This class is suitable for beginner to intermediate, and even advanced home bakers. All levels are welcome and can gain something from this class!

Featured flours in this class will include our Rouge de Bordeaux, Big Country, and Wrens Abruzzi Rye! Get excited!

During class, we will provide some elegant snacking opportunities (carnivore & vegetarian-friendly options available 😉). Think: butter & cheese options galore from local & specialty purveyors! 

BYOB is fine by us for participants 21+ 🥂

We hope you come to this class to learn more about baguettes from our bud Tyler, and more about the versatility of our flour offerings!


Things to look forward to:

  • Have an opportunity to work with our own fresh flours, stone-milled right here at Barton Springs Mill
  • Learn about new wheat varietal offerings, fresh from this year's harvest!
  • Learn how to master basic baguette technique with elevated ingredients
  • Snack elegantly
  • Tour the mill with our Education Director, Kimberly Krebs
  • Purchase BSM products at a special one-time 15% discount

By purchasing these class tickets, you acknowledge and agree to our Participant Class Policies and Media Release FormClose-toed shoes and a head covering (such as a baseball cap) required for all classes.

Touring our facility requires that all participants adhere to health guidelines - all touring participants (included in ticket) will be required to remove most jewelry and piercings, and wear a beard net (if applicable) and/or hair net. Close-toed shoes are required for entering any part of our facility. 

In keeping with low COVID risk level in Travis County, masks are optional and up to personal discretion for this class. Should COVID levels rise in the weeks/days leading up to class, we reserve the right to change our masking policy and will reach out via email with any updated guidelines. Should masks become a requirement for class based on statewide or countywide recommendations, non-masked participants will not be able to participate in mask-required classes. Refunds or ticket transfers are available for those who do not wish to attend a mask-required class.

Tickets are non-refundable, but transferrable up to 5 days before the class date.

In the event of class cancellation, we will email you to notify you of a canceled class.

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