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Macaron Masterclass


Central Otago Campus Training Kitchen (Corner Ray and Erris Streets, Cromwell)

Three classes (6.00pm-9.30pm)
Thursday 4 Nov
Thursday 11 Nov
Thursday 18 Nov

Anyone for macarons? 

This hands-on series of masterclasses gives you the rare chance to learn the art of making macarons under the expert guidance of Wanaka-based pastry chef, Clare Pennell (Cakes of Wanaka). 

You'll cover all the basics and Clare will share her tips and secrets to produce a stunning range of classic Italian macarons - including a range of Christmas-themed macarons. 

And the best can take everything you make during the workshop home with you! 

Class content 
Class one 

Macaron Basics 

  • Easy fillings 
  • Basic finishes 
  • Filling a piping bag 
  • How to pipe 
Class two 

Macaron Advanced 

  • Interesting fillings and finishes (e.g. buttered popcorn, peanut butter and jelly, hamburger etc.)
Class three 

Christmas Macarons 

  • Santa's, Christmas trees, metallic finishes, candy cane finish etc. 
Course includes 
  • All ingredients and equipment 
  • A step-by-step recipe
  • Refreshments. 
For more info/questions


Phone +64 3 445 9900 



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