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Techniques of Baking (4 Week Series)

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Price $350.00
Instructor: TBA
Location: At The CSCA
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If you think baking is too precise or difficult, this class will transform you! Learn the basic techniques of yeast breads and delicious, yet simple cakes. Impress friends and family with scrumptious cream puffs, breads, pie crusts, and cakes.

This is a live, in-person, COVID-Careful Class to be held at CSCA. 

This series is for adults 18+. Each class length estimate is 4 hours.

 

Classes in this series cannot be made up.

Events in this Series:

TECHNIQUES OF BAKING Week 1 - Pate a Choux *Series Start*

Week 1 – Pâte à Choux: Discover the art of making pâte à choux, also known as cream puff paste. You will prepare and sample dishes such as assorted savory gougère, cream puffs, Éclairs, and show-stopping cream puff swans!

This series is for adults 18+. Each class length estimate is 4 hours.

TECHNIQUES OF BAKING Week 2 - Pies and Tarts

Week 2 – Pies and Tarts: Explore the fundamentals of making the perfect pâte brisée (pie crust). You’ll make the dough from scratch, learn how to roll it out, and use it in various recipes like frangipane fruit tarts, praline sweet potato pie, and cranberry crumb pie.

This series is for adults 18+. Each class length estimate is 4 hours.

TECHNIQUES OF BAKING Week 3 - Breads

Week 3 – Breads: Work with yeast doughs, rich doughs, and batter doughs from start to finish. Learn how to knead, shape, and bake focaccia, rosemary garlic bread, maple-pecan sticky buns, and classic French bread.

This series is for adults 18+. Each class length estimate is 4 hours.

TECHNIQUES OF BAKING Week 4 - Cakes

Week 4 – Cakes: The next birthday cake is on you! Learn the techniques and recipes for butter cakes like rich flourless chocolate cake and carrot cake, and develop some simple decorating techniques utilizing an array of different buttercream, ganache, and simple glazes.

This series is for adults 18+. Each class length estimate is 4 hours.