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Julia Child’s Desserts Simplified

Saturday, August 19

Julia Child’s desserts are known for their complex and decadent nature, but they can be simplified for the home baker.  Join us to learn how to make these desserts and impress your guests at your next dinner party.

Participation:  Hands on Class.  Everyone will make each dessert!


  • Chocolate Mousse
  • Peach Clafoutis – classic French dessert made with juicy peaches baked in a custard-like batter.
  • Orange Sponge Cake

You will Learn:

  • Tips on how to handle Chocolate and not have it clump when making Mousse
  • How to properly make a meringue for the orange sponge cake
  • How to properly make a custard

Chef:  Liz


Coffee and tea are complimentary.  Wine and beer are available for purchase.

10% off regularly priced items





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Date and time
Saturday, August 19
1:00pm -
The Joyful Gourmet
542 N Milwaukee Ave.
Libertyville, IL 60048
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If you cannot make your reservation, we do encourage you to attempt to find someone that would enjoy attending. We can only issue a credit for you to attend a future event (6 month expiration). Within 72 hours we are not able to offer a credit as we’ve already incurred food and help costs.

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