Teen Camp: Baking and Pastry


Lincoln Square
4747 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago,

Hands On Kids/Teen Baking/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: Quick Breads and Short Pastry

  • Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake with Streusel Topping
  • Lemon-Blueberry Scones with Lemon Glaze 
  • Peach-Vanilla Bars  
  • Sesame-Garlic Bread Sticks 
  • Homemade Pie Dough   

Day 2: French Pastry Techniques 

  • Crêpes Suzette 
  • Eclairs with Pastry Cream and Chocolate Sauce 
  • Tart Normande Aux Pommes (Apple Custard Tart)

Day 3: Dough Day 

  • Cinnamon-Sugar Babka 
  • Zeppole (Ricotta-Lemon Fritters)
  • Cream Cheese and Fruit Danishes with Puff Pastry  
  • Focaccia with Pesto and Oven-Dried Tomatoes 

Day 4: Chocolate Desserts 

  • Chocolate Ganache Tart
  • Chocolate-Toffee Cookies
  • Chocolate Crème Brûlée 
  • White Chocolate Blondies 

Day 5: Fruit Desserts

  • Passion Fruit Cupcakes with Passion Fruit Curd Filling and Coconut Frosting  
  • Pavlova with Strawberries and Cream    
  • Banana ‘Nilla Pudding  
  • Summer Berry Crostata with Homemade Pie Dough 

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