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Chocolate Centerpiece

I’m so excited to finally share this with everyone! It took us 3 weeks to complete, but our 100% chocolate showpiece is finished! This project didn’t fit into any specific class, but our chef said it would be good to … Continue reading

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S’More Cupcake, Zuppa Inglaise Tart, San Diegos, Doughnuts, Chocolate Cake, and Flemish Apple Tart

S’more cupcake. Chocolate filled and toasted meringue, great idea but not so wonderful execution. Zuppa Inglaise Tart. Notice the layers? San Diegos with a white chocolate decoration. Doughnuts pre-fried Post fried. This one is glazed with cinnamon sugar, we also … Continue reading

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Marzipan Figure, Tuille, Biscotti, Croissant, Hazlenut Cookies, and Eclairs

My marzipan bear without the eyes. This could be placed on a cake or centerpiece to add a nice edible aspect to it. This was a lot of fun to play around with and it opens up so many doors … Continue reading

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Butter Cookies, Linzer Tart, and an Apple Turnover

Last week I had the opportunity to attend a Callebaut and Demarle presentation. They are big names in chocolate and silicone molds. Such a great experience! They had examples of different desserts made with some of the newest things on … Continue reading

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Red Velvet Cake, Cat Tongues, Creme Brulee and Mousse Tart

Due to illness, Sysco conference, and overflowing drains, it seems as if this post is overdue. Last week we baked Red Velvet Cakes and froze them to decorate later. This shows the crumb coat. While waiting for that to set … Continue reading

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Petit Fours- Irish Cream Creme Brulee

In Petit Fours we had a lot of creative leeway this week. We made a creme brulee, not the kind you torch, with a base formula and tweaked it to add flavorings of your choice. My group chose to add … Continue reading

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Raspberry Tart, Palmiers, and German Chocolate Cake

We began with a shortbread tart dough and added a chocolate spongecake that was in the bottom of the raspberry tart. This was covered with a chocolate raspberry ganache and decorated with strawberries and raspberries. It was a hit at … Continue reading

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