Join our French baking class in the heart of Paris from anywhere in the world. Come and join us, on this unique online French baking class which it will be a hand-on activity for making Éclair au Chocolat, called in the XVII century as a “pain à la duchesse” but later on in 1850 the name was changed.
• We will start from “la Mise en place” then we will travel together over centuries to discover all the extraordinary pastries that you will be able to do after this class • The translation into English of “Le Éclair” is Lighting; do you know why? You will find out in this online experience ;) • For one hour and a half, you will learn everything about “La Pâte à Choux” which is the base for several French pastries
What you need to know:
• You can make just one booking per 1 household • Timings are flexible. Please message us with your preferred day and time and we will schedule accordingly • All ingredients, kitchen tools and pre-class prep are mentioned in the section below • This class will be conducted via Zoom and the link will be shared with you after booking • Bookable as a private event
We wish you a pleasant experience & Bonne dégustation!
About your hosts: We are Gaby & Carlos, siblings with a common passion, FOOD! Since 2016, we have developed joyful French baking & cooking classes for families. A dynamic, fun and easy way to approach challenging recipes in online experience that promises a unique hands-on participation.
See the menu
Pâte à choux 1 egg 40g or 1/3 cup all purpose 35g or 1/4 cup water 35g or 1/4 cup milk 30g or 2,5 tbsp unsalted butter Pearl sugar or Granulated sugar
Crème Pâtissière 100g or 1/2 cup milk 2 egg yolks 35g 3 tbsp sugar 5g 1 tbsp maizena (corn starch) 10g 1,5 tbsp butter 20g or 2 tbsp dark chocolate chopped* *if using milk chocolate double the quantity
Topping 40g or 1/4 cup dark chocolate chopped 1 tbsp oil (coconut or colza)
apron 1 table spoon scale (digital or analytical) to weight the ingredients medium sauce pan wood spatula stove big bowl baking tray parchment paper / silicon mat 2 Pipping bag whisk pastry tip star type 14mm and 7mm oven large plate for presentation