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Eclairs and Cream Puff – Choux Pastry Basics (Kensington CC)
July 20, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm| $51.94
Move over Macarons!!! You are so yesterday … The new pastry craze straight from France is “Pâte a Choux”! Known to some of you as “choux pastry”, they are a family of dessert, big and small puffs, all made with the same dough base, which we call “Pâte a Choux”, pronounced “shoo.”
And what comes out from it? Well the possibilities are endless, but here are a few things you will learn in this class:
- Choux a la crème (cream puff): the classic cream puff, filled with cream
- Profiteroles: the choux is filled with vanilla whipped cream and covered with warm chocolate sauce
- Chouquettes: cute and simple little puff simply covered with crunchy sugar bits, a childhood fav!
- Eclairs: the long version of the choux, filled with cream
You will get to pipe your own pastries, fill and decorate them before taking them home! Recipes will be provided during the class, to take home as well.
No baking experience? Worried it will be too difficult and you won’t be able to do it again at home? We promise this is an easy one to do at home, no expensive equipment, fancy oven and or uncommon ingredients are required, and Valentine’s techniques are fool proof, you can-do at home!
Hope to see you there!
This event is hosted and organized by Kensington Community Center. Tartine & Maple Gift Certificate can not be redeemed for this event. All registration must be made through them (see info below).
Click here to register via Kensington Community Center (payment by credit card)
The food demonstrated and served may contain gluten, dairies, eggs and other ingredients that are considered as allergen, as well as the kitchen, where all kind of food is being handled. Substitutions are not always possible. If any concerns, please inquire prior to booking!
The event is mainly demonstration style. Kitchen is not equipped for every students to cook, but when possible, I will hand over some work!
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