Sweet Breakfast Treats

November 12, 2011 11:00 am
November 12, 2011 2:00 pm
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Ger-Nis Culinary & Herb Center
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540 President St., Suite 2E, Brooklyn, NY, United States, 11215

It’s the most important meal of the day so don’t outsource it to the McDunkin’bucks corporate goliaths who just want to fill you up with cheap carbs and high fructose corn syrup. Sure, a Cinnabon smells good when you’re walking by the store – but eat one first thing in the morning and you’ll feel like you’ve got a lump of lead sitting in your stomach till lunch. Far better to spend a little of your own time whipping up a batch of delicious and natural breakfast treats that will get you through the week. Imagine cinnamon buns with REAL sugar icing on top or scones made with YOUR choice of dried fruit (organic and/or locally sourced, if you like). In our “Sweet Breakfast Treats” class, chef Shawona Jones will teach you the secrets to a whole host of morning delights made with the best quality, fair trade, organic ingredients. You’ll sip Stumptown coffee and learn how simple it can be to make all the basics, from danish to crumb cake. Pretty soon you’ll be wondering why you ever paid for store-bought breakfast pastries; if you’ve also got good coffee and Internet access at home you may never need to go into a coffee shop again.

Recipes: Stumptown Coffee, Puff Pastry Quick Breakfast Danish, Pumpkin Crumb Cake, Dried Fruit Scones, Cranberry Orange Muffins, Cinnamon Buns

Class Type: Individual, hands-on cooking class

Class Notes: Sweet breakfast treats have never been so decadently simple!

Shawona Jones

Shawona Jones is a trained painter/ sculptor with a passion for sweets. She took her art background and placed it in a mixing bowl with sugar and spice to create a small cake decorating business with flair. Her painting skills shine through in her cakes with every new design. From anniversaries to weddings, she brings an artistic element to her cakes as well as great flavor. She believes in bold flavors to compliment the bold designs. Shawona combines her Pratt Institute days with those she cherishes at the Institute of Culinary Education every time she gets a new cake order. Her motto is to make a cake look too good to eat, but taste too good not to. Contact Shawona

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