Would you like to brush up on your home baking skills? If yes, we are running FOUR FREE ONLINE CLASSES WITH OUR BRAND AMBASSADOR SHANE SMITH to bring baking back to basics.

In these online classes, Shane will show you how to master breads, scones, meringues and celebration cakes. The classes are one hour long and will be ‘gem-packed’ with helpful baking tips & tricks for any level of baker.

Not only this, there will be a weekly star baker picked and there are some delicious prizes up for grabs.

On booking, you will receive your shopping & equipment list and 24 hours prior to the class, you will receive the Zoom link and recipe cards.

Second class starts on Sunday April 28th at 10am- Registration closes on 25th of April.

On this one our Zoom class, Shane will show you how to make perfect brown treacle bread and his signature buttermilk scones. The class will be gem-packed’ with helpful baking tips & tricks.

Our first free class booked out in just over one hour, so book your spot now!


Class Three – May 12th @10am – We’ll be making Individual Strawberry Cream Pavlovas   

Class Four – May 19th @ 10am – We’ll be making Lemon Curd Raspberry Sponge

We will update this page one week before each class, so you will have a chance to sign up for the next class.

See you soon! 

Shane Smith & Team Gem

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We reserve the right to cancel or amend the events and these terms and conditions without notice as a result of an event outside of our control. Any changes to the events will be notified to participants via email as soon as possible.

These four free events work on a first come first serve basis limited to 50 spaces at each event. No cash or other alternatives offered for the prizes given away at the events or for missing the classes.

These Events are open to Participants aged 18 years or over or younger participants must be accompanied by an adult parent or relative.

By signing up for any of our Events you are providing your information to Gem Pack Foods and Shane Smith and not to any other party. 

After each online class 3 lucky winners will be randomly picked by Shane Smith and notified in an email within 7 working days after each class.