Learn how to make gorgeous chocolate cakes topped with chocolatier and pâtissier, Lucie Bennett.
Having always been a fan of baking, Lucie started her career as a Pâtissier in 2004 at Westminster Kingsway College on a two-year pâtissierie scholarship. After this, she moved to London and joined one of the UK’s leading chocolatiers, William and Suzue Curley, where she refined her skills as a Pâtissier and Chocolatier whilst also gaining her first experience giving workshops. Lucie left London after four and a half years, taking her experience all over the UK, to Greece, China and, recently, Saudi Arabia. She has had many exciting projects, such as recipe developing with Bailey’s, teaching baking and chocolate classes and being featured in Country Living magazine. Furthermore, she is a brand ambassador for Guittard Chocolate in the UK. Currently, she works from her family home creating bespoke celebration cakes, wedding cakes and pâtisseries.
During this class, you will make a wonderfully light and silky hazelnut crème mousseline, a chocolate syrup, create a delicious milk chocolate ganache and assemble your celebration cake, encasing it in a beautiful milk chocolate ganache. Finally, you will make beautiful chocolate frills to crown your edible masterpiece.