Choux Pastry: Croquembouche


Class Description

Choux Pastry Classes Paris – Croque en bouche – Cream Puff

Pastry Classes Paris: We are Mad about Choux pastry! Introducing our pastry class dedicated to this versatile French dough. Think cream puff and take that one step further to make it oh so French. 

You have no doubt already tasted them whether as a savory cheesy gougère a cream-filled sweet eclair – yes, that’s right the eclair is part of the choux pastry family as is the famous Paris-Brest and Gateau Saint-Honoré 

This is a dough recipe that will take you from breakfast, lunch, cocktails and even a light dinner. You’ll want to add this your recipe database.

Click on READ MORE ABOUT THIS CLASS to discover what you could be making in class.

PRICE 2018: 130 euros (Adult)
(this class is not suitable for children under the age of 16)

Maximum participants: 6 people 

Interested in taking multiple classes? Reductions are given on your second class. Book your first class to receive a confirmation containing the promotional code to use for subsequent bookings. 

Privatize this class: If you wish to have a customized private class, please select Customizable Private French Cooking Classes Paris on our booking page.

It was in 1540 when one of Catherine de Medicis’s pastry Chefs came up with the recipe for Choux pastry or “Pate à Choux”, in French, it became an instant classic French recipe across France and Italy and an essential dessert still today at a French weddings with the phenomenal “pièce montée”, for example.

In our Mad About Choux Pastry class, you will learn the finest Choux pastry recipes and the secrets to the classics that you can recreate at home. With this base, the skies the limit with what you can do with it – you may even invent your own choux dessert or apéritf who knows! 

Remember the croque-en-bouche, that touring pièce-montée of cream puffs, which often makes its presence at French weddings in place of a wedding cake? Well, that is thanks to choux pastry as well. 


Class format in 2018

We will create our very own croque-en-bouche (also called croquembouche), which will include:

  • Pâte à choux – choux pastry dough from scratch
  • Custard cream filling (crème patissière)
  • Caramel (for dipping)
  • Nougatine base 

Now we can’t wait, how about choux? 



  • Learn to make excellent choux pastries from an expert chef

  • Work with tried & tested recipes that can be recreated at home

  • Once the class is finished taste your delicious pastries on-site with a drink and take home the rest with our takeaway boxes.

  • Classes taught in English

Class Duration: 3 hours
PRICE in 2018: 130€
Not suitable for children under 16

Discounted rates given upon booking your second class. Book your first class and receive the promotional code on your confirmation.

Offer this class as a gift to your friends and family. 

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