EC Handmade Confection

NORTHERN CA BASED PASTRY CHEF ELLE COWAN • CHOCOLATIER • CONSULTANT • • RECIPE DEVELOPER • BAKER • "I find that there is always something beautiful about slight imperfection" ~~ Chef Ell Cowan

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Chef Elle Cowan is a Northern California native Pastry Chef and Chocolatier. Over the past decade managing restaurant pastry, dessert, and chocolate programs as an Executive Pastry Chef in Los Angeles, New York, and Bangkok, Thailand. In 2020, Elle moved back to California to do what she does best: bring joy to people through beautifully crafted food.

Her confections carry a penchant for unique combinations of ingredients, textures, and palate-pleasing flavors. In the meantime, her expert consulting work as a Recipe Developer for Cairnspring Mills has kept her passion for bread alive and happy.

Her latest projects are EC Handmade Confections & SoDo Donuts. EC Confections is Elle's chocolates and confections brand that has expanded from bon bons to other tasty confections including caramel popcorn & brandied ganache dipped figs. SoDo donuts is a popup project that she's partnered up with fellow Pastry Chef, Heather Siperstein to bring sourdough donuts to the East Bay Area.

Keep up with Elle's work on her personal IG page @e_l_l_e_ or her chocolates & confections brand @ecconfections or her sourdough donuts brand @sododonuts