Online Class: Pie Baking 101

This is a creative online class that offers complete instruction on how to create delicious pies with your own favorite items.

Self-Paced, Online Class
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    average time
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    Video Audit

Course Description

Treat family and friends to a precious childhood memory by serving a mouth watering just-out-of-the-oven baked homemade pie.
The step-by-step instructions presented in this course are easy to follow and understand. Beginning with a brief history of the pie world, methods to prepare the pie crust- the base of the pie- are illustrated. The Pie crust recipe is followed by easy and delicious pie recipes that are categorized under Main dish pie, Sweet pie, Fruit pie, Holiday pie, Nut pie, Ice-cream pie, and Custard pie. This course will also include website resources that provide additional and exceptional varieties of pie recipe.

Topics covered include:
  • Making meat and fish pies with recipes for Shepherds pie, Turkey Pot Pie, Beef Cottage Cheese Pie, and Salmon Pie.
  • Making delicious vegetarian main dish pies such as Pizza Quiche, Vegetarian Pot Pie, Italian Sausage Pie, and Spinach Pie.
  • Making Chocolate Mousse Pie, Cheesecake Pie, Sweet Potato Pie, Coconut Cream Pie,  Coffee Cream Pie, and other sweet pies.
  • Making Boston Cream Pie, Mud Pie, Wine Pie, Snicker Pie, and Yogurt Pie.
  • Making fruit pie recipes that are perfect treat with light sugar and fat.
  • Making Apple Pie, Strawberry Pie, Lemon Meringue Pie, Watermelon Pie, and Banana Pie.
  • Making pies with mixed fruits such as Apple Cranberry Pie, Dense Berries Pie, etc.
  • Making holiday pie that increases the fun of holiday celebration- such as Holiday Honey Pie, Holiday Pumpkin Cream Pie, Holiday Eggnog Pie, etc.
  • Making nut pies
  • Making ice-cream pies
  • Making custard pies such as Chocolate Coconut Custard Pie, Butter Squash Custard Pie, Rhubarb custard Pie, Egg Custard Pie.

By the end of this course, you will be able to prepare delightful pies with your own favorite items fruits, meat, or ice creams--and you will no longer present tasteless store-bought pie imitations to family and friends.


Course Lessons

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  • Lesson 1: History of Pie -- An Introduction

    This lesson gives a brief history of pies and the various names associated with them.
  • Lesson 2: Making Pie Crusts

    This lesson gives a basic recipe for baking pie crusts, and some tips to make them better.
  • Lesson 3: Main Dish Pies Part I

    Pies prepared with meat, fish, and poultry -- including the classic European favorite, shepherd's pie -- make perfect one-dish meals.
  • Lesson 4: Main Dish Pies Part II

    Vegetables play a prominent role in this collection of main dish pie favorites.
  • Lesson 5: Sweet Pies Part I

    In this lesson you will learn to make delicious chocolate mousse, cheesecake, sweet potato, coconut cream, and coffee cream pies.
  • Lesson 6: Sweet Pies Part II

    This lesson is a continuation of the previous one, covering the recipes for sweet pies. In this lesson, you will learn to prepare Boston cream pie, mud pie, wine pie, Snickers pie, and yogurt pie.
  • Lesson 7: Fruit Pies Part I

    Fruit pie recipes are a perfect treat, light on sugar and fat. This lesson offers some of the delicious recipes prepared with fruits, including apple, strawberry, lemon meringue, watermelon, and banana cream pies.
  • Lesson 8: Fruit Pies Part II

    In the previous lesson, we learned to prepare fruit pies with various individual fruits. This lesson shows how fruits can be mixed with pleasing results.
  • Lesson 9: Holiday Pies

    Holiday pies are a delicious treat that increase the fun of holiday celebrations. By the end of this lesson, you will be able to bake perfect and delectable holiday pies, such as honey, pumpkin cream, and eggnog pie.
  • Lesson 10: Nut Pies

    This lesson provides some easy-to-prepare recipes for pies made with several kinds of nuts.
  • Lesson 11: Ice Cream Pies

    Ice cream pies are fun to prepare and delicious to eat. This lesson will teach you the basics of preparing a variety of ice cream pie recipes -- and the inspiration to create your own!
  • Lesson 12: Custard Pies

    This lesson covers recipes for great tasting custard pies, including chocolate coconut custard, butternut squash custard, rhubarb custard, and classic egg custard pie.
  • Lesson 13: Resources

    Here is a list of websites that will be of interest to those who want to learn more about the art of making pies and pie crusts.

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate cooking pie crusts.
  • Demonstrate baking main dish pies.
  • Demonstrate baking sweet pies.
  • Demonstrate baking fruit pies.
  • Demonstrate baking holiday, nut, ice cream, and custard pies.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

Additional Course Information

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  • Earn an Official Certificate Documenting Course Hours and CEUs
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Course Title: Pie Baking 101
Course Number: 8900276
Lessons Rating: 4.5 / 5 Stars (596 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Availability: This course is online and available in all 50 states including: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Texas.
Last Updated: November 2022
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 0.6 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: Nancy Fillip
Syllabus: View Syllabus

Student Testimonials

  • "Thank you, this was a fun and great experience. I started this pie adventure not knowing what I was doing and with this course I now feel I have a better understanding and knowledge. Thank you." -- Missi H.
  • "I feel this course is very nice. Now I can make a lot of kind pies. The best thing to makes me happy is that I know how to make a pie crust. Thanks a lot!" -- Hui L.

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