The Great British Bake Off has returned to our TV screens and, like so many of you, we couldn’t be more excited. If it’s got you feeling inspired to be the next Mary Berry or Paul Hollywood, then take a look at our pick of the best and oh-so-tasty baking masterclasses going on around the region. Book up now and leave a star baker…

Passionate about patisserie? Then go to Cragend Kitchen in Rothbury. Make everything from fresh fruit tarts to mille feuille and enjoy a lovely lunch afterwards.

September 15, 10am-1.30pm. £50 per person.

Perfect your pastry-making in the safe hands of the professionals at Yorkshire Wolds Cookery School. Produce crisp, light and fluffy creations, crammed with yummy sweet and savoury fillings.

October 10, 10am-3.30pm. £120 per person.

Make yummy festive treats at Arches Cookery School, from tasty side dishes to complement your Christmas dinner to handmade gifts and edible stocking fillers.

November 12, 11am-3pm. £80 per person.

Head to Betty’s Cookery School in Harrogate (the place where all of Betty’s Tea Rooms’ famous delicacies are made) and whip up some mouthwatering bakes in the kitchen. Great for cake-lovers with a sweet-tooth.

November 16, 9am-4.20pm. £180 per person.

Book your tickets to dessert heaven at Malton Cookery School this November. Sweet treats galore – and you’ll take them all home.

November 30, 10am-2pm. £99 per person.