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Small patisserie – petit gateaux

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Refine your patisserie skills and create a selection of small decorative cakes that will delight your sense.  

You will be introduced to advanced garnishing techniques and have the opportunity to create versatile desserts, perfect for industry, cake shops, catering or any dessert occasion. These stylish and visually stunning desserts will truly set you apart! 

Students are introduced to a vast variety of skills and techniques, covering +20 different recipe components. This class is an excellent opportunity for students to build and refine their existing skills.  

What you will learn: 

  • how to make different mousses, ganaches, cremeux and fillings
  • how to make inserts, add layers and different textures to your petit gateaux 
  • how to make different types of sable, jaconde and sponges 
  • how to make crunch praline, compotes, confits
  • how to make a variety of different glazes and sprays and learn how to glaze professionally
  • how to use a spray gun and create a velvet effect 
  • how to make chocolate garnishes using advanced techniques 
  • how to assemble, layer, glaze and garnish your petit gateaux 

Each student makes and takes home:  

  • 3x “Cappuccino” coffee, praline and chocolate petit gateaux
  • 3x  “Sunshine” almond, berry and yuzu petit gateaux 
  • 3x “Tart Tatin” with vanilla ganache petit gateaux 
  • 3x “Chloe” raspberry and rose financier petit gateaux 
  • 3 x “Pepple” almond, mango, sudachi and chocolate petit gateaux 

Everything created in this class is for students to take home; all materials are included in the cost of the course. A detailed recipe book is provided as part of this course.

Please ensure to familiarise yourself with our terms & conditions.


If you have the relevant foundation skills needed then you are welcome to join us for any of our intermediate level courses. 

Recommended prior courses for enthusiasts are: Chocolate Foundation skills, innovative tarts & tartelettes foundation skills, any of our entremets foundation skills classes.  


2 days



Choose your start date

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Friday, 15 May 2020



Attendance dates

15-16 May 2020