Springtime Macarons

🌷🌸Spring Into Sweetness

Whisk yourself into the world of haute pâtisserie with our Springtime Macarons cooking class—an exclusive opportunity designed for baking enthusiasts and dessert devotees alike. Unlock the secrets to crafting the quintessential French delicacy that has captivated sweet-toothed gourmands across the globe.

Under the expert guidance of Certified Master Baker, Punky Egan, you’ll embark on a confectionery adventure that promises both challenge and reward. The perfect macaron is a work of art—an emblem of precision, dedication, and finesse. With only four core ingredients, the journey from simple beginnings to intricate perfection is a culinary ballet, and we’re granting you front-row seats to the performance.

What You’ll Learn

  • The Art of the Macaron: Discover the meticulous techniques behind mixing, macaronage, and mastering the perfect meringue foot—a hallmark of any laudable macaron.
  • Flavor Alchemy: Infuse your creations with a burst of spring – a symphony of seasonal essences that complement the delicate texture of these irresistible treats.
  • Filling Fantasies: Dive into decadence with luxurious Swiss meringue buttercream and rich chocolate ganache fillings, learning from a maestro how to achieve the ideal consistency and flavor pairings that elevate your macarons to professional levels.
  • Finishing Touches: Decorate with finesse to create confections as aesthetically pleasing as they are to palate, ensuring your macarons are the highlight of any spring soiree.

Meet Your Instructor: Punky Egan

Punky Egan, a Certified Master Baker, brings a wealth of expertise and an infectious passion for pastry arts. With years of experience instructing aspiring bakers and professionals alike, Punky will provide you with the tools and techniques to conquer the coveted macaron, offering personalized advice to troubleshoot and refine your skills along the way.

Whether you’re looking to deepen your dessert repertoire, impress friends and family, or simply indulge in a delightful hands-on baking experience, join us for a class that promises both education and enjoyment.

Punky’s classes are only for adults 18 and over. Wine, beer, and cocktails are available for purchase from our bar. Come early for cocktails (1:30) — class begins at 2:00!

The Springtime Macarons ticket sales has ended!


Apr 14 2024


2:00 pm - 4:00 pm




Punky Bakes


3248 University Ave., Madison, WI 53705
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