You will be baking macarons with a macaron master who has been featured on the Cooking Channel. You will receive hands-on training and all the techniques, tips and tricks to create these gourmet treats at home!
Macarons are incredibly popular, pricey and one of the most difficult pastries to master. When I started, it took months of trial and error with the recipe, preparation, baking and temperatures. Your experience jumps right into pastry insider tips and tricks, do's and don'ts and is limited to 10 participants. This ensures our classes highly instructional and completely hands-on.
You begin with learning what a great macaron is and then exactly how to create them from scratch. All the tips and tricks and common pitfalls are discussed. The idea and aim is that you should be able to create beautiful macarons at home!
We create macarons from the 4 basic ingredients and discuss how your macaronage (macaron batter) should look when it is ready to be piped.
We move on to how to perfectly pipe your macarons and how they should feel when properly cured and ready for the oven.
We then teach how create the perfect butter cream filling. As well as discussing flavors, others types of fill and correct piping technique.
We wrap with different decorative techniques. In all, about 1.5 to 2 hours of solid, professional instruction.