Hands on Kids/teen Baking/pastry

Teen Camp: Baking and Pastry

We welcome kids ages 12 to 16 to join us for a five-day camp, featuring approachable-yet- sophisticated desserts that can easily be recreated at home. We will focus on classic and modern techniques, proper measuring, organization, presentation, working cleanly and safely in the kitchen and creativity.
Day 1: Pies and Tarts

  • Frosted Strawberry Jam Hand Pies with Cream Cheese Pastry
  • Passionfruit Meringue Tart with Hot Butter Pastry 
  • Individual Chocolate Custard Pies with Graham Cracker Crust and Whipped Cream    

Day 2: Breakfast and Brunch 

  • Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting 
  • Blueberry Muffins with Streusel Topping 
  • Buttermilk Biscuits with Sausage Gravy 
  • Eggs and Cheese Crêpes  

Day 3: French Pastry Techniques  

  • Raspberry Macarons 
  • Stone Fruit Galette
  • Vanilla Crème Brûlée
  • Chocolate Mousse

Day 4: Cookies and Cakes 

  • Individual Jelly Roll Cakes with Berries and Chantilly Cream
  • Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies 
  • Carrot Cake Whoopie Pies with Cream Cheese Frosting
  • Chocolate Cupcakes with Gooey Ganache Centers and Dulce de Leche Buttercream 

Day 5: Fruit Desserts

  • Berry Bomb Yeast Donuts with Strawberry Glaze
  • Pineapple Upside Down Cake 
  • Individual Peach Cobbler   
  • Blueberry and Lemon Oat Crumble Bars

In this hands-on class, students will be paired in groups of four and work together as a team to prepare the recipes.
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