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Academy Of Pastry Arts Bengaluru : Berry Vanilla Gateau by Chef Kimberly


One of my favorite ways to pass time is watching videos of gorgeous desserts and exotic bakes. I might not be the artsy baker but nothing stops me from watching and admiring the amazing bakes people dish up.

An invitation for attending a live demo at Academy Of Pastry Arts, Bangalore was something I wouldn’t have missed for anything.


French bakes have always impressed me. The techniques, the precision and the flawless presentation.

Chef Kimberly showed us how to make this Berry Vanilla Gateau and was kind enough to share the recipe too.


The making of this modern French pastry is definitely a treat to watch . Every single layer, be it the chocolate sponge, the jelly insert, the mousse or the super red glaze has to be made perfectly to make the final dessert phenomenal. Needless to say this takes quite a bit of time and effort.


Sharing the recipe here with the Chef’s permission for people who would love to give it a shot :




For those of you who would like to see some live action , here is the link to my Facebook page:

The Chef In Action 



And the Berry Vanilla all decked up and ready😍. Isn’t she a beauty ?

A little about Academy Of Pastry Arts :

With 5 established Professional Culinary and Pastry Schools Pan- Asia that include one each in Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru, the Academy Of Pastry Arts is a wonderful place for amateur chefs and bakers to hone their skills.


Here’s a glimpse of the their Bangalore Center-

My absolute favourite was the oven room 😍. And if you know me well, you know how spotless clean places make me feel. Super organised and with the best equipments possible, this place is a cooking enthusiast’s heaven. Good teachers make great students. Their visiting faculty have masterchefs from all over the world which really opens up the possibility of students here to learn different techniques and skills.



The Oven Room:APAI10

Nothing beats this mean machine : Kitchen Aid Bowl Lift Stand mixer


I love how spotless this place is 😊


To know more do check the link to their website:

I had a fabulous time attending what was nothing less than a ‘masterclass’.

  1. That followed by yummy Thai food and desserts to die for was icing on the cake (quite literally).

Thankyou so much for the invite Caroline and Academy Of Pastry Arts Bangalore.
Special thanks to Chef Kimberly, who was super patient with us . You make a fabulous teacher.

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