Saturday, June 25th | 10:30am-12:00pm | The Perfect Pie Crust: Chocolate Cream Pie


Just in time for National Chocolate Pudding Day on June 26, this online class will teach you how to master a delicious shortening pie crust and chocolate cream filling, all from the comfort of your home kitchen!

Ingredients Needed:
- 16 oz. vegetable shortening
- 3 cups all purpose flour + extra for rolling
- 1 c. ice water
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 cup white granulated sugar
- 1 pint heavy cream
- 1 qt whole milk
- 1 package of instant chocolate pudding mix

Equipment Needed:
- pie pan
- 2 mixing bowls
- rolling pin
- measuring cups
- measuring spoons
- liquid measuring cup
- medium saucepan (single handled pot)
- 1 large drinking class 
- pairing knife
- whisk
- wooden spoon
- rubber spatula
- stand mixer or hand held electric mixer (optional)

Please note: There are no gluten-free or dairy-free substitutes for this class.

This class is appropriate for all ages, although anyone under the age of 14 should be accompanied by an adult.

This class will take place online through Zoom. Links for Zoom classes will be sent by 5pm the day of the class. If you do not receive your link, please check your spam or submit an email through our contact page.

Live subtitles will be available upon request during this class. If you prefer a sign language interpreter, please fill out our contact form. Please also let us know if you have any preferences (seating, vision access, etc).

About the teacher:
Christin Ortiz has been working in restaurants since she was 19. Starting in the front of the house, she realized early on she preferred the back of the house. Having worked in different kitchens, she is most proficient in Italian and Hispanic cuisine. Most recently Christin ran the food program at Joe Bean Roastery, where she focused the menu on her Latin-American heritage. She loves sharing her passion for food, and wants everyone to be able to cook the food they crave!

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