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Vanilla & Beyond: Baking With Flavors First

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Pastry chef extraordinaire Jenny McCoy and Nielsen-Massey Vanillas bring you four flavor-packed recipes – each sure to impress your holiday guests and beyond.

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  • 4 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including printable recipes
  • Detailed instruction, explanation and demonstration
  • Answers from fellow classmates in our virtual classroom

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We teamed up with Nielsen-Massey Vanillas and popular baking instructor Jenny McCoy to bring you this extra-sweet treat! Follow along as Jenny guides you step by step to make four flavorful recipes: Lemon-almond cream scones, mini mint chocolate chip bundt cakes, raspberry-rose water refrigerator jam, and vanilla bean gelato.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Lemon Almond Scones
Baker Jenny McCoy's recipe for lemon-almond cream scones uses classic English scone batter, cream and Nielsen-Massey's pure vanilla extract. You can also add lemon or orange extracts for citrus scones, or fresh or dried fruits. Jenny tops off her scones with a vanilla-flavored glaze for visual appeal.
2. Mini Mint Chocolate Chip Bundt Cakes
3. Raspberry-Rose Water Refrigerator Jam
4. Vanilla Bean Gelato

Recommended with this class

  • Standard kitchen implements: pots, pans, baking dishes, mixing bowls, measuring cups and spoons, heat-proof spatula, whisk
  • Mini Bundt pan
  • Ice cream maker

Taught by

Jenny McCoy
Jenny McCoy
Jenny McCoy is a pastry chef with more than 10 years' experience working in some of America's finest kitchens. She uses classic techniques to create inventive desserts, many of which are featured in her book, "Desserts for Every Season." Jenny's philosophy on baking is simple: By combining the best ingredients available and a personal creative touch, anyone can make refined recipes and original pastries with ease. A truly approachable expert, Jenny offers detailed lessons that are both inviting and inspiring.

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