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Baking Essentials II
September 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm$325.00
This hands on baking series for the home chef will teach you a set of dessert base-recipes, each one with the ability to become many additional variations. By learning these base recipes you will not only be able to build an intuitive sense for how things work in the pastry kitchen, but also have the freedom to create innovative desserts on your own.
Regardless of your current baking level, this series will instill more confidence, techniques and inspiration in the kitchen. Collective benefits of the series include:
- Cakes: Learn the secrets of mixing, baking, and frosting a variety of cakes as well as tips on how to frost and ice like a pro. You will also learn to prepare a variety of cookies and icings.
- Croissants: Learn step-by-step directions for making croissant dough to create a variety of flaky and incredible croissants. Using the buttery dough, the class will prepare plain croissants, Kouign-Amann, Pain au chocolat, plus the popular donut-croissant for cronut lovers.
- Cookies: Learn the secrets to baking perfect macarons shells, in any size and color, with full bodies and narrow feet. You’ll also create Madeleine and financiers
- French Pastries II (Pâte à Feuilletée): Learn the techniques behind making puff pastry. You’ll create from a selection of cheese danish, apple turnovers, strawberry napoleons, apple Tarte Tatin just to name a few.
Schedule: SEP 23, 30; OCT 7, 21