Pate a Choux (pronounced paht-ah-shoo) is the pastry base for the Éclair, profiteroles, and cream puffs. Once you learn the techniques, this is an easy pastry to make from home, and very versatile! Get hands on instruction from the Ellie’s bakers, along with a discussion of common problems and solutions. Take home sweet and savory pate a choux creations, and the skills to make these treats on your own.
French macarons can be notoriously difficult to perfect, but the reward is a delightful and delicious treat that will make you the hit of any gathering. Learn how to make them from scratch with Ellie’s macaron experts. The bakers will walk you through each step of production, and discuss common problems and solutions as they go. You will leave the class with your very own handmade macarons, and the skills to bake these gorgeous sweets at home.
Learn to make something special for your gluten-free friends this season. Join us at a local farm as we pick out the perfect pumpkins to take back to Ellie’s, where we will bake gluten-free pies from scratch. We will cover everything you need to know to impress your holiday guests with pie baking talents, from steaming the pumpkins to shaping the crust. Hands-on instruction provided by the Ellie’s baking staff.