Frank Haasnoot Teaches Turning Ideas Into Pastry
Skills that take you to a whole other level.
Find your pastry style and source inspiration with World Pastry Champion Frank Haasnoot. Explore his unique approach to presentation: no freezer, no moulds, no food colours.
VANILLA CHOCOLATE CLOUD: Cocoa Meringue, Dark Chocolate Sponge, Dark Chocolate Crémeux, Vanilla Chantilly, Chocolate Spray.
APPLE: Apple Yogurt Mousse, Frangipane, Pâte Sablée, Ascorbic Syrup.
SEREH: Lemongrass Sponge, Lemongrass Whip Ganache, Mango Mousse, Lemon Crumble, Exotic Mango Compote, Mango Confit.
TART: Bergamot Jelly, Pâte Sablée Chocolate, Egg Wash, Mandarin Marmalade, Light Chocolate Sponge, Earl Grey Caramel, WFC Chocolate Mousse.
CHOCOLATE ROSE: Flexible Chocolate, Chocolate Flower Decoration.
HOW DO CLASSES WORK?
PastryClass is an immersive online experience that gives everyone an opportunity to learn from the world’s best pastry instructors.
Each PastryClass includes:
- An average of 25 pre-recorded video lessons that are roughly 10-15 minutes long for an easy and efficient learning process.
- A PDF workbook from your instructor featuring class recipes with step-by-step instructions, a list of tools with pictures and specifications, and additional bonus recipes/materials that have been generously gifted by every instructor to boost your study process.
- Access to PastryConnect - a place for you to ask questions related to your study process, share your results, and make pastry friends! This unique PastryClass structure allows students to move through the lessons at their own pace and comfort.
WHAT DO I GET AFTER ENROLLMENT?
You have two enrollment options to choose from:
- STANDARD enrollment gets you 1 year access to one class.
- PREMIUM enrollment gets you lifetime access to one class, and a certificate of completion.
Additionally, both enrollments include a step-by-step class workbook, bonus recipes/materials, and access to PastryConnect, our member’s community platform.
WHAT SKILL-LEVEL REQUIRED FOR PASTRY CLASSES?
Our pastry classes are designed for all pastry skill levels, whether you’re an experienced home baker, pastry blogger, influencer, pastry chef, instructor, or a creative professional, you can explore the knowledge and joy of pastry on our platform.
We’re incredibly lucky to feature some of the top professional chefs making waves in the pastry industry, our classes are full of complex information and techniques, which is a great way to challenge yourself and gain new skills to achieve outstanding results.
More questions? Answers.
Every reason to turn your pastry into success.
- Lifelong access
- Step-by-step videos
- Recipe workbook
- Bonus recipes
- Feedback & support
+ Unlimited inspiration
Join thousands who have already taken a class.
Meet Pastry Chef Frank Haasnoot and explore his deep connection with pastry. He’s spent the last 27 years developing and working on his pastry style and setting trends for the pastry community. All while winning global competitions like the World Chocolate Masters in Paris and evolving his passion so he can travel and work around the globe. Hong Kong, Taiwan, Kuwait, Barcelona, New York, Tokyo, Mexico — you name it, he’s been there!
Frank breaks down his process for developing pastry designs, shares his work from the past 15 years and explains what impacted his shift in styles. He discusses the importance of challenging yourself and why every baker should reflect on their work. You’ll learn how to recognize a trend and look not into the past but the future of pastry.
Sink into Franks’ signature — and one of his most popular — flavor combinations: lemongrass, mango and passion fruit. Build on your recipe skills while transforming the dough recipe into a crumble.
Same ingredients, two very different results!
Pastry Chef Frank talks about low sugar sponges and teaches you how to match the density of flavors and textures to get a lighter and softer feel while maintaining stability and a spongy texture.
Building cakes without a freezer? No problem. Frank takes you on a journey to explore the ingredients and techniques that allow you to adjust your recipes from freezer-safe to fridge-safe. Learn about “Family flavors”, safety guidelines, and productive workflow.
Learn how to make the best of small-batch recipes in this class. Explore Frank’s vision by creating variations of the whipping cream stages to match the light textures of fruity or acidic mousses.
Chef Frank shows the foundations of assembly, including assembling without molds, placing a mousse cake inside pastry rings without acetate and keeping it suitable for production in the fridge. Finally, you will learn how to achieve the right firmness for your whipped ganache, so it's ideal for piping.
Take a journey of self-discovery that will help you find your pastry style; you'll ask yourself questions like what inspires you and what sparks your creativity. Frank will share his experience, tips and stories from his creative moments and how his creativity has evolved.
Tarts are Frank’s “cup of tea” — the crispiness and the soothing combination with creams creates a simply mouth-watering experience! What should you expect from the best tart dough? Frank will answer this question and demonstrate it right away. Sneak peek: it should hold the shape and be elastic and neat.
Learn how to make a dark chocolate sponge that can serve as a base for many of your future creations.
Stroll the path of flavor combinations with Frank. He will teach you how to recognize the similarity of flavor combinations for your pastry, using the fruity, tangy and bitter flavors in this recipe as an example.
Learn Frank’s tips for achieving the caramels’ dark golden brown color and its cooking specifics.
Whole Fruit Chocolate is a new trend and a new approach to pastry. Frank continues to break the boundaries by sharing this mousse recipe made without gelatin. Discover a new way to layer cakes and talk about the concept of the complete opposite decoration styles, e.g., neat and chaotic at the same time.
Introducing Frank’s unique twist on the traditional baked apple tart—no baking required… Intrigued? Discover how in this class, starting with his favorite Pâte Sablé recipe, used for lining the tarts and creating a beautiful structure.
Easy to make, easy to store; a classic Almond Cream recipe with Frank’s special touch.
Always a hit! Not only are Apple Rolls unique, fresh and tasty, but they are also easy to make. Frank shares his suggestions on the many ways you can make them your own.
Apple Yogurt Mousse is a hidden gem in pastry that Frank generously shares with you in this class. Using this recipe as an example, you’ll learn how to keep the color of your fruit vibrant throughout your cooking.
Learn the beine marie method for meringue and dig into the fine texture methods that can be applied to both meringues and sponges.
Frank shows his unique variation of the Zacher sponge. A recipe he loves to use as a base for most of his sponge recipes.
He also shares that many pastry shops take the wrong approach to whipping the meringue, resulting in difficulty incorporating the dry components and loss of final texture, something you won’t have to worry about if you follow his steps.
Ah, Cream Anglaise - a classic recipe there is yet so much to learn about. Frank will teach how to cook the cream without using a thermometer but by assessing it with your eyes.
As he says: “You don’t need something complicated to make it tasty! Only 5 simple ingredients, and it’s a hit!”
Learn Frank's unique technique to preserve the fresh flavours of a recipe's ingredients. This method allows you to save time and, as a result, gives you more time to enjoy your creative self!
How important is the quantity of chocolate for tempering? Very! Find out why in this class.
Chef Frank demystifies tempered chocolate and showcases his favorite design — tempering on marble!
Chef Frank is pulling back the curtain in this class by sharing so many of his concepts:
- Balancing textures
- Finding a replacement for piping tips
- Mono flavour concept
- Representation of the decoration and the flavours and own concept of “making a family”
Frank discovered this chocolate recipe over 20 years ago in New York, and since then, he hasn’t found a better variation.
He will reveal the one special ingredient that makes the magic happen.
Roll the chocolate, shape the petals, build the rose, and fall in love. Repeat.
Your final lesson will leave you breathless. Inspire, Learn and Create with Frank today!