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Baking Classes for Children and Teenagers – May Half Term 2019

May Half Term will be here before you know it and we have lots of fun planned for children and teenagers at Macaron House. As well as our ever popular macaron baking classes, we will be running a special Brownie baking class for teenagers. Designed specifically for teen bakers, we will bake salted caramel mini bites, blondies, and the ultimate American chocolate bar in this fun and chocolatey class!
There will plenty of treats to devour and share at home.

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We will also be running Pizza baking classes for 7-13 year olds, in which the children will prepare and bake their own delicious pizza, have some fun decorating cookies and still have time to prepare their own homemade lemonade, all of which they can enjoy together before going home.

May Half Term 2019 at Macaron House, Newbury:

Macaron Baking for 7-13 year olds – £22.50

  • Tuesday 28/5/19 10.30am – 12.15pm
  • Tuesday 28/5/19 2.00pm – 3.45pm

Teens Brownie Baking – 13-16 year olds – £27.50

  • Wednesday 29/5/19 2.00pm – 4.00pm

Pizza Plus Baking for 7-13 year olds – £27.50

  • Thursday 30/5/19 10.30am – 12.30pm
  • Thursday 30/5/19 2.00pm – 4.00pm

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Places are limited, so do book soon! Email gaye@therealmacaroncompany.com or call Gaye on 07887870274


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Afternoon Tea Baking Class at The Real Macaron Company – 30th March 2019

Let’s get baking!!  Rachel’s Apron and I are delighted to announce that our next Afternoon Tea Baking class, will take place on Saturday 30th March, 12.30 – 4.30pm.

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In this class you will learn to bake perfect, buttery shortbread, try your hand at  choux pastry  with raspberry eclairs, get to grips with iced lemon fondants and  master the all important “macaronage” for a coconut, dark chocolate and lime macaron.
This four hour class includes professional demos and plenty of hands-on baking as well as lots of helpful tips and baking advice.
When all is baked, we invite you to sit down, relax and enjoy a cup of tea whilst sampling your baked delights. The added bonus is that there will still be plenty to take home and share with friends and family.
The class will be held at Macaron House in Newbury – a perfect space for a relaxing and inspiring class.
Places are limited so do book soon. At only £75 per person, this really is a baking class not to be missed!

(Photo courtesy of Paul Gregory Photography @photographypaulgregory)


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Festive Afternoon Tea Baking Class

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Why not take a break from all the stress of Christmas shopping and book your self a place on our Festive Afternoon Tea baking class on Saturday 8th December, 12.30 – 4.30pm.  Learn to bake the perfect buttermilk scone, master the science of buerre noisette as you make delicious honey and orange Madeleines, perfect your piping skills with decorated Speculaas biscuits, and create a quintessentially Christmas macaron.
This four hour class includes professional demos and plenty of hands-on baking as well as lots of helpful tips and baking advice.
And when all is baked, sit down, relax and enjoy a cup of tea whilst sampling your baking delights, with cream, jam and fresh fruit to accompany the scones. The added bonus is that there will still be plenty to take home and share with friends and family.
The class will be held at Macaron House in Newbury – a perfect space for a relaxing and inspiring class.
Book soon and take advantage of our special promotional price of £75 per person. This really is a baking class not to be missed!

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To book email gaye@therealmacaroncompany.com or call Gaye on 07887 870274


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Afternoon Tea Baking Class – 8th September

Rachel and I are delighted that our newly launched Afternoon Tea baking classes are proving so popular. Several of you were disappointed not to be able to join us in July so we have scheduled our next class for Saturday 8th September from 12.30pm to 4.30pm, and the extra good news is that we will be maintaining the special summer price of only £75 per person.

In this class you will learn how to make honey and orange madeleines, buttermilk scones, chocolate-dipped, Viennese biscuits and Earl Grey and lemon macarons, and will make your own batch of each mouth-watering, tea time treat, IMG_8950before sitting down to enjoy a refreshing cup of tea and the spoils of your labours.

For more details and to book your places for 8th September, call Gaye on 07887 870274 or email Gaye@therealmacaroncompany.com.


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“Tea Time Treats” Baking Class for Children

The Real Macaron Company is delighted to announce a new baking class for children!!

Given the continued success of our “Macaron Bake with Me” sessions for 7-12 year olds, this summer we are introducing a new baking class for children.

The first “Tea Time Treats” class will be held on Tuesday 31st July from 2.00pm – 4.00pm. The children will make and decorate Butterfly cakes, create a chocolate Maltezer slice and produce a delicious homemade lemonade. The best bit is that they will enjoy their own afternoon tea and sample everything they make before proudly taking the rest home.

Our “Tea Time Treats” class is great value at only £25 per child, including all ingredients and tea or coffee for accompanying adults. Call Gaye on 07887 870274 or email gaye@therealmacaroncompany.com and book now as places are limited.baking-blueberries-blur-227432

 


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Summer dates for Macaron Masterclasses

Summer is certainly with us  and hopefully to stay! Why not take a bit of time for yourself this summer and learn to bake perfect, French-style macarons.  Whatever the event – BBQ, summer lunch, afternoon tea or special celebration –  these pretty and delicious sweet treats will impress and delight all your friends and family.  So don’t delay –  take a look at the updated Macaron Masterclass calendar on the Masterclass page of the website –   https://therealmacaroncompany.com/masterclasses/ – and book your place soon!

PS If you don’t see a date that is convenient for you and your friends, just give me a call on 07887 870274 and we’ll do our best to arrange a class at time and date to suit you.

 

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“Afternoon Tea” Baking Classes with The Real Macaron Company

Something New!

Introducing  “Afternoon Tea” Baking Classes with The Real Macaron Company.

Spend a happy afternoon baking with family and friends, or take time out to do something that you enjoy and want to learn more about. In this exciting, new class offered by The Real Macaron Company you will learn to make your own delicious, quintessentially English, afternoon tea including, Buttermilk Scones, Honey Orange Madeleines, Viennese Biscuits and Earl Grey and Lemon Macarons. At the end of the class we will invite you to relax and enjoy the spoils of your labours, with a refreshing cup of tea of your choice.  Of course, what you don’t eat is yours to take home and share!

The 3-hour class will cover a range of baking skills, boosting your confidence and inspiring you to increase your baking repertoire.  Places will be limited to six per class to ensure everyone receives plenty of one-on-one advice and encouragement. 

The class will comprise of a mixture demonstrations from Gaye Perry of The Real Macaron Company and Rachel Grenville–Hunt, professionally trained at the Ashburton Cookery School in Devon, and of a hands-on cookery workshop.

The first Afternoon Tea Baking Class will be held at The Real Macaron Company, in Newbury, Berkshire, on Saturday May 12th 2018, starting at 12.30pm.  The introductory price is £85, including all ingredients and recipes.A-2