Pastries

Arts | Culinary Arts
Grade: 9-12
Credits: 1/2

Pastries offers students the opportunity to create a variety of pastry shop delicacies including: éclairs, napoleons, palmiers, croissants, Danish pastries, tarts, tortes, artisan cakes, and cookies. Students will learn the secrets of flaky and buttery crusts, rich and creamy fillings, and light, airy pate à choux.
This course introduces the techniques for cutting and folding in butter to make laminated dough and blitz puff pastry. Pastries form, symmetry, appeal, and presentation are stressed. This course satisfies the graduation requirement in the Arts.

Faculty

Jennifer Gernhard, Arts
Jennifer Gernhard
Culinary Arts and Health Education
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