CUL 152 Essentials of Baking II

This course is a continuation of CUL 151 and focuses on laminated dough and pâté a choux as an introduction to classical pastries.  The course introduces the preparation and use of custards, creme anglaise, and dessert sauces, and emphasizes the mixing methods, shaping, and portioning, filling, baking and finishing of cookies, petit fours, pies, and cakes. The course further emphasizes slicing, filling, and decorating layer cakes with a variety of decorating techniques, including icings and piping.  This course requires participation in evening functions and continuation of the student's personal portfolio.  It culminates in a final practical assessment which the student must pass with a "Pass" grade. Prerequisite: CUL 151 with a grade of C- or better or permission of the program director, and valid ServSafe Certification.  Two classroom hours and eight laboratory hours per week.  Instructional Support Fee applies.  4 credits  Spring; Day only

4 credits
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