2020 Mass Avenue, Cambridge, MA 617.354.2020

Techniques of Baking II (4 Week Series)

image for a Techniques of Baking II (4 Week Series)
1 Seat available
Price $315.00
Instructor: Meghan Newcomb
Location: At The CSCA
Quantity:

 

Students are encouraged to complete Techniques of Baking I prior to enrolling in this series. 

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 II Week 1 - Puff Pastry *Series Start*

Week 1 – Puff Pastry:Learn how to fold butter into flaky pastry dough that serves as a base for tons of sweet and savory dishes. Focusing on the classic French method for making and handling puff pastry, you’ll learn the classic recipe and techniques and the method for making a “quick puff.” With these bases made, you’ll create sweet and savory treats like Palmiers, Napoleons, and turnovers.

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

 

Techniques of Baking II Week 2 - Meringues

Week 2 – Meringues:Let’s start whipping your skills into shape. You’ll be amazed at how many incredible recipes start with egg whites. Explore the possibilities with recipes like Italian meringue buttercream, Bavarian cream, and French dacquoise.

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

 

Techniques of Baking II Week 3 - Chocolate

Week 3 – Chocolate: Chocolate lovers rejoice! It’s time to learn a bit about the rich history of chocolate, discover great sources for buying chocolate, and develop proper tempering techniques. You will work with white, milk, and dark chocolate as well as unsweetened and Dutch process cocoa. Wrap up the series with a variety of truly decadent sweets.

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

 

Techniques of Baking II Week 4 - Cakes II

Week 4 – Cakes II:We love a good butter cake, but these light-as-air sponge cakes will transport you right into a European bakery. Learn to make classic sponge cake, ladyfingers, and the French classic Génoise. You’ll also make an array of buttercreams and ganache, focusing on artful assembly and presentation.

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