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Atlantic Cape’s Academy of Culinary Arts Offers Baking and Pastry Workshops

December 16, 2016

Have you ever yearned to bake homemade bread or a dessert more dazzling than a batch of brownies, but felt you didn’t have the baking skills needed to render that Bon Appetit recipe? Then allow your inner-baker to flourish as you develop your skills and gain experience at a Baking and Pastry workshop, presented by the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College.

Beginning in January, the college will offer several new and recurring noncredit workshops taught by Chef Educator Marylou D’Angelo. Classes will be held 6-9 p.m. Wednesday evenings in the ACA’s Kitchen 2 at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike.

·         Bread Baking I will give you hands-on experience as you make, knead and form loaves of Vienna bread, onion focaccia bread and olive bread. (Jan. 25)

·         Bread Baking II explores methods and recipes for baking such everyday breads as cinnamon raisin bread and multigrain molasses bread. (Feb. 8)

·         Fruit Sensations focuses on using the natural sugar in fruit to sweeten desserts as you learn to prepare such fruit-filled treats as pineapple-coconut souffles, peach-raspberry cobbler and creamy lemon crumb bars. (Feb. 22)

·         Italian Pastries explores Italian delicacies as you learn to make feather-light amaretto mousse in a tulip cup, St. Joseph’s Day cake and “sfingi,” an Italian fritter or doughnut. (March 8)

·         Easter Holiday Desserts focuses on fresh and tasty desserts for your Easter table, including traditional Italian ricotta pie, St. Joseph’s pastries, “zeppoles,” and coconut macaroons. (March 29)

·         Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate takes this favorite ingredient to a sophisticated level as you prepare brandied cherry chocolate obsessions, warm chocolate beignets with chocolate sauce and vegan raspberry chocolate cake. (April 19)

·         Spirited Desserts will teach you how to infuse spirits into such indulgent sweets as rum-soaked cake, chocolate Guinness cake and traditional bananas foster. (May 3)


For more information or to register, visit or call 609-343-5655.