Couple's Pastry Class: Gougères & Éclairs

Date: Sunday, June 12, 2022

Time: 10am - 2pm

Cost: $200 per ticket (includes entry for two individuals), includes mill tour and exclusive product discount for shopping during class

*PRICE IS FOR 2 TICKETS*

Grab your friend, lover, neighbor, secret crush, mama, papa... and come make pastry with us!
In this class with Ashley, you’ll dive into what makes our flours unique through a fun pastry experience! Ashley will teach you how to make your own choux pastry from scratch, and guide you through how to choose the right flour for this delectable pastry. Choux is made using a unique pastry technique involving a cooking process (among other things) that yields a supremely tender and delectable dough. You will learn how to make and utilize choux pastry in both sweet and savory applications - after this class, you'll be ready to make sweet èclairs & profiteroles for your honey, or cheesy, herby, savory gougères as the ultimate party snack. 

This class is recommended for those with moderate baking and/or pastry experience - beginners are welcome, but expect to learn a LOT and don't be afraid to ask questions! This class is BYOB for participants 21+, so bring your favorite beverage (might we suggest a brunchy mimosa? We'll supply the OJ!) We ask that all class participants are 13 and up. 

Things to look forward to:

  • Learn the difference between stone-milled and store-bought flours
  • Have an opportunity to work with our own fresh flours, stone-milled right here at Barton Springs Mill
  • Savory & Sweet Choux pastry confections! Cheese gougères, decadent èclairs, and fruity profiteroles!
  • Brunchy Juices (a.k.a. mimosa accoutrement)
  • Tour the mill
  • Leave a more confident baker ready to experiment in your home kitchen
  • Purchase BSM products at a special one-time discount

By purchasing these class tickets, you acknowledge and agree to our Participant Class Policies and Media Release FormClose-toed shoes and a head covering (such as a baseball cap) required for all classes.

Touring our facility requires that all participants adhere to health guidelines - all touring participants (included in ticket) will be required to remove most jewelry and piercings, and wear a beard net (if applicable) and/or hair net. Close-toed shoes are required for entering any part of our facility. 

In keeping with low COVID risk level in Travis County, masks are optional and up to personal discretion for this class. Should COVID levels rise in the weeks/days leading up to class, we reserve the right to change our masking policy and will reach out via email with any updated guidelines. Should masks become a requirement for class based on statewide or countywide recommendations, non-masked participants will not be able to participate in mask-required classes. Refunds or ticket transfers are available for those who do not wish to attend a mask-required class.

Tickets are non-refundable, but transferrable up to 5 days before the class date.

In the event of class cancellation, we will email you a week in advance to notify you of a canceled class.

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Joel Gross
Fun on every level

We had such a good time, learned about the art and process of baking, and ate way too much!

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