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David and Stephen Flynn
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Ultimate Vegan Baking Course

Learn to cook like a professional

Ultimate Vegan Baking Course

The Happy Pear

course content

Sections 1 - 4


An introduction to how the course will work, what you can expect and some of our core baking principles.

Baking Substitutes

We discuss everything you need to know about all the amazing plant based baking alternatives out there, from vegan cream cheese to the best plant based milks, to the handiest egg replacements and so much more.

Scones Masterclass

We break down the secrets behind creating the ultimate vegan scone, drawing on the 14 years experience of our cafe bakery.

Loaf Cakes

Who doesn't love a classic. We discuss the concept of the loaf cake, where it originates from and how to create your own.

Sections 5 - 8

Sponges & Cupcakes

The stables of baking. We bring you through how to master the basics of vegan sponges and show you how to take it in new and interesting directions.

Cookie Masterclass

Everyone wants the secret behind a good cookie. We guide you though how to make the perfect cookie for you by striking the perfect texture and building big flavour.

The Perfect Brownie

It took us nearly over 200 trials to get this section right, but it was well worth it. We take you through our brownie process and dive into what we have found makes the perfect brownie.

Tray Biscuits

Flapjacks, Energy Bars and the rest! These beauties really are criminally underrated and we are going to show you why.

Sections 9 - 12

Pies & Crumbles

The hearty classics! These guys are baking home runs and we break down just how good they can be if given the time.

Raw Desserts & Healthier Cakes

We couldn't leave you without some healthy alternatives. We show you just how good healthy plant based cakes can be and how you can adjust and make them with whatever ingredients you have available.


A Vegan Cheesecake? Yep, you heard right! And we can't wait to show you how it can be just as good, if not better, then the real thing!

Vegan Doughnuts & Cinnamon Swirls

Maybe not for everyday baking, but these guys are real showstoppers! We take you through these little delights and show you how to make your own creative concoctions.

Sections 13 - 16

Chocolate Basics

For those that have always wanted to become a master chocolatier. We show you the secrets behind the mind-bending world of chocolate, from bean to bar.

Vegan Meringues

Like little clouds of sugary heaven. Ever wanted to make meringues at home like a proper baker? Now is your chance!

Layered Desserts

Who doesn't love a trifle or a triamasu? We show you why these classics never go out of style and how you can whoa your friends with your own innovative creations.

Pastries, Croissants, Pain Au Chocolat

Escape to a French bakery in the comfort of your own home! We show you how to master the art of patisserie with our easy to follow frameworks.

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Read what the people who have taken the course have to say

Berta, student


"I loved the recipe frameworks and Dave and Steve were great. I gained so much knowledge and I am now much more creative and confident in the kitchen and I would really recommend the course to anyone looking to learn about cooking."

Michael, student


"I've lost weight, my energy levels have increased, I feel great and my thinking is much clearer. My kids are seeing me be a healthier dad too - I have just signed up for a triathlon, so they think I am a superhero! I really recommend this course!"

Lynsey, student


"I'm drinking more water, prioritising my sleep and I'm mindful of what I am putting into my body as well, as what I am putting on to my skin. Cooking is no longer a chore, and looking after my skin is now a habit. I am not only more confident in the kitchen, but more confident in myself."

Emma, student


"The course has changed my life! I no longer feel bloated all the time and I have better energy. I loved cooking new dishes and discovering new ingredients. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who has a sensitive gut or anyone who just wants support to eat better and learn how to cook delicious meals."

David and Stephen Flynn

David & Stephen Flynn

Founders of The Happy Pear, Dave & Steve are plant-based chefs with over 20 million views on their recipes on YouTube.

They are bestselling authors with restaurants, shops and a wide range of vegan products on sale across Ireland.

Watch and learn as two seasoned chefs & best selling authors provide you with a masterclass in vegan cooking, condensing their 14 years experience down into just 4 weeks.

David and Stephen Flynn

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Frequently asked questions

How long do I have access to the course content for?

You have access to the course content for 12 months.

Will the ingredients be hard to source?

You will be able to find almost all the ingredients on this course in your local supermarket or health food shop.

Is this course suitable for coeliacs?

Gluten containing foods present on the course can be replaced with gluten-free options or omitted completely.

How many hours will the course take?

The cooking, depending on what meal plan you choose and how many you are cooking for, can take anywhere from 3 hours for the whole week, or an hour or so every day.

Do I need to follow along live?

The course notes can be accessed at whatever time suits you and it is a self-led course, so you do not need to follow along live.

Is it ok if I don't start the day I purchase the course?

Yes, this it is fine. Our courses are self-led, once they begin, so you can do it when it suits you.