Online Cooking Class - Parisian Macarons

Get ready for a professional baker's insider tips for making the best macarons at home.

During this live interactive online cooking class with Chef Lisa, you will learn the art and science of making macarons like a professional Parisian pastry chef. Chef Lisa will help you hone the basic techniques and simplify the steps to crafting lemon and raspberry macarons at home. And before you know it, you'll be biting past the crisp but chewy outer shell and giving yourself a pat on the back for a job well done.


  • Cooking class is fully interactive.
  • Chef accompanies you throughout the entire process.
  • Ask as many questions as you want!
  • Recipes Recipe links are sent in your booking confirmation.
  • Ingredients Ingredients can be adapted for dietary restrictions or lack of availability and can be delivered by your preferred local grocer with the link below.
  • Technology Connect with the chef using Zoom on your computer, tablet or mobile device.
  • Class Participation Chime in with questions through audio or chat. Use of video is optional.
  • Class Size Public class sizes are between 4 to 12 connections to provide an opportunity for all guests to participate and ask questions. Private classes can accommodate up to 498 guests.
  • Event Duration 2 hours
  • Prep Time 30 minutes
  • Labels Baking, Couples, French, Gourmet, Mother's Day, Valentine's

Ingredients


Almond flour
Confectioners' sugar
Extra fine granulated sugar
Large fresh eggs
Cream of tartar
Colored gel
Lemon curd
Unsalted butter
Vanilla extract
Raspberry fruit spread

Kitchen Equipment


Measuring scale that weighs in grams
Paper towels
Stand mixer or high-powered hand mixer with bowl and double whisk attachment
Three sheet trays
Silicone baking sheet liner or parchment paper
Offset spatula
Three rubber spatulas
Three piping bags
Two round medium stainless steel piping tips
Two kitchen towels
Toothpicks
Sifter
Three medium-sized bowls
Two small bowls
White vinegar
Small fan or ceiling fan
Elastics, twist ties or chip clips
1/4 tsp and 1/8 tsp measuring spoons


Prep Work Details

NOTES FROM THE CHEF: This class may extend past 90 minutes to ensure every guest is successful at making these lovely macarons. If you do not have a scale that weighs in grams, you can use the Imperial measurement (US metrics) conversions below: Confectioner’s Sugar - 1 cup Almond Flour - 1 cup + 5 TB Freshly Cracked Egg Whites - 1/3 cup Granulated Sugar - 1/2 cup Separate egg whites from yolks. Be careful there are no "goldfish" (yolks) whatsoever and refrigerate your whites. Remove from the refrigerator 60 minutes prior to class. Have a fan with a “low” setting ready nearby (this will be used to help dry out the cookies prior to baking). Oven fans (in hood system) are not kind to drying macarons. Have your piping bags and sheet trays ready. If using parchment paper, have it cut or lined up inside the tray, not hanging over the sides of the tray.

Cozymeal guest reviews for this experience

Laura F.

Laura

31 Dec 2022

This class was excellent! Lisa is very thorough, and she checks on everyone at every stage of the process to make sure this difficult pastry turns out right. Thank you, Lisa!

Deborah K.

Deborah

29 Dec 2022

Chef Lisa is personable and friendly to everyone on the zoom class. She gave time to allow us to ask questions. She offered suggestions to each of us based off of where we lived, and what type of oven we were using. She shared her knowledge with us and offered us tips and suggestions that were not part of our class material. Lots of fun and even though my cookies did not turn out well, I still enjoyed learning.

Lori S.

Lori

28 Dec 2022

Lisa was amazing! She answered all my questions and even knew all the science behind the macaroons. She was patient, friendly, and had great tips! She also checked in with everyone at each step. I would love to take another class with her.

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$ 39 Per device

2-hour class hosted on Zoom. Tax included.


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Chef Lisa
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Chef Lisa has had a long standing appreciation for food, cooking, and nutrition. This passion led her to study Human Foods and Nutrition in college. She was given the opportunity to further her career by working as an executive pastry chef for resorts and hotels, as an healthy eating specialist for Whole Foods Market, and now has her own culinary business, where she helps others explore food, and ultimately, better their lives.

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