Homemade Goodies: Edible Christmas Gifts and Treats at Cooks Academy

T’is the season! The Christmas period in Cooks Academy is always a busy one and between regular courses and corporate bookings, we also have festive workshops.

Today Chef Instructor and sweet-treat queen Darina Kelly hosted our Edible Christmas Gifts and Treats course, and with a variety of goodies to get through, all eyes and ears were on her.

Christmas supplies
Green dye, cases and cutters ready to be used!

From gingerbread cookies and truffles, to whoopie pies, brittle and homemade peanut butter cups, after a quick demo from Darina, the students got cracking.

Piping Christmas treats
Students piping onto their gingbread cookies

With much patience, careful piping and expert cutting, before their eyes the treats began to appear.

Gingerbread biscuits

Festive Whoppie Pies
Festive Whoopie Pies
Peanut Butter Cups
Peanut Butter Cups ready to set

And with happy smiles all around, the students wrapped up their treats to bring home.

Students wrapping up their treats
Wrapping up their freshly made goodies
Christmas goodies in hamper
Selection of Edible Treats

UnaSigMany thanks to all of those who came to our class. If you’d like to hear more about our festive courses, take a look at our website here.

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