It’s fun to make desserts to celebrate the 4th of July.

The red on the platter are Tartlets made from the Tart Dough filled with the Strawberry Sauce recipe. The blue consists of Macarons with Ganache Filling, and the white are Cheesecakes with a Tart Dough cookie base. Use your imagination to bake up the color trio!

Punky Egan earned the title of Certified Master Baker, one of less than 200 in the country, from the professional organization RBA (Retail Bakers of America). Through her 45-year professional baking career, she owned Sucré Patisserie and Dessert Lounge, was a consultant to the baking industry, and recipe developer. At Madison College, she was the director of the baking program as well as lead instructor. She co-authored 3 cookbooks, wrote baking articles for professional publications, created instructional baking videos for her baking students. She had a regular baking segment on a local TV station and was even on the Food Network!

Online Classes Coming Soon!

“Learn to bake simple cookies like Chocolate Chip Cookies to complicated pastries like French Apple Tarts. These are live, bake-along classes where you get the recipe and directions ahead of time so you can prep and be ready to participate from the convenience of your own kitchen! Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to get your baking questions answered by Punky Egan, a Certified Master Baker. Watch for class listings under Baking Boot Camp.”

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