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              Financiers, Pound Cakes & Cake Workshop


              Bring back childhood memories with the Financiers, Cake and Pound Cakes Workshop at Le Cordon Bleu Paris institute.

              Financiers, Cake and Pound Cakes Presentation

              In a friendly and professional setting, you will make the authentic pastries and cakes of your childhood which, still today, remain firm favourites.

              The objective of the Financiers, Cake and Pound Cakes Workshop is to teach you the techniques and secrets to making financiers, cake and pound cakes, with an inimitable flavour, by using your practical skills.

              This workshop is suitable for both pastry beginners and those with experience.
              Six hours of lessons to become a real cordon bleu, whatever your level.
              Following the advice of an experienced Le Cordon Bleu pastry Chef, each participant will make the recipes mentioned below. This workshop is limited to 16 participants.

              You have your own dedicated workspace to make your favourite cakes. Aprons at the ready for this most delicious of afternoon teas!

              Reviews of this pastry workshop

              • review pastry workshop by Clara.C
              • pastry workshop review by Anastasia Mitina

              On the agenda of the Financiers, Cake and Pound Cakes workshop

              30 March, 14 May
              Orange pound cake
              Genoan almond sponge cake
              Traditional small almond cakes
              Pistachio and cherry pound cake

              15 June, 20 July, 10 August, 24 September
              French style chocolate cupcakes
              Traditional small almond cakes
              Pistachio and cherry pound cake

              26 October, 27 November, 7 December
              French style chocolate cupcakes
              Banana muffins
              Traditional small almond cakes


              All short courses are taught in French and consecutively translated into English by a translator.
              Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
              Apron, tea towel and cooler bag “Le Cordon Bleu” are offered.
              During the day of the short course, you will benefit of 10 % discount at Le Café Le Cordon Bleu and at La Boutique, except on books (-5%).
              The end time of the course depends on the number of participants.

              Book your seat for this workshop:

              Price: € 185.00

              Duration: 6 Hours

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              Financiers, Pound Cakes and Cake Workshop Chefs

              Le Cordon Bleu Paris team of renowned and experienced pastry Chefs are keen to share the know-how and techniques necessary for making financiers, cakes and other pastries during the workshop.

              The story behind the pound cake

              This cake takes its name from the equal portions of butter, sugar, flour and eggs used to make it and which have also given rise to its originality and popularity.

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