Have you ever been mystified by the flaky layers of puff pastry and wondered how you could create such a culinary marvel yourself? Well, buckle up, because we're about to embark on a baking adventure that's as thrilling as it is delicious!
Welcome to our exclusive baking class led by the acclaimed certified master baker, Punky Egan! Armed with years of experience and an infectious love for baking, Punky is here to unravel the secrets behind the elusive puff pastry.
Don't be daunted by the seemingly complex layers of puff pastry. With Punky's expert guidance, you'll learn how to create this versatile dough from scratch. You'll master the art of layering and folding, creating that perfect rise and the oh-so-desirable crispy, buttery texture.
But the magic doesn't stop there! You'll be putting your freshly baked puff pastry to good use by crafting classic delights like fruit turnovers, cream horns, and palmiers. Imagine biting into a warm, flaky turnover, the sweetness of the fruit filling perfectly balanced by the light, crisp pastry. Or savoring a cream horn, its rich filling a heavenly contrast to the crunch of the pastry. And let's not forget the palmiers, their simple elegance belying the explosion of flavor they offer.
So, are you ready to explore the endless possibilities that puff pastry offers? Are you ready to impress your loved ones with your newfound baking skills? Don't delay, sign up now, and let's set the oven timers for a session of baking fun!
Remember, the art of puff pastry is not just in the baking, but it's in the joy of creating, the thrill of experimenting, and the satisfaction of tasting your own handcrafted delights. So, let's get that dough rolling and embark on this exciting culinary adventure together!
Wine, beer, and cocktails are available for purchase from our bar. Come early for cocktails (1:30) — class begins at 2:00!
Our classes are small, so you get personal attention from our professional instructors. Your instructor, Punky Egan, is a Certified Master Baker. She was program director and lead instructor of the Baking Program at Madison College for 30 years. She now devotes her time teaching the joys of baking to people of all experience levels - from novices up to experienced home bakers. Visit her website, punkybakes.com, plus see more of her baking on Instagram at #punkybakes.