Bake for love

First photo: University of Hawaii Maui College senior Ladylyn Dasmarinas unwraps a tray of passion fruit and banana bonbons Thursday afternoon in the Paina Building while waiting for the ingredients of another batch to reach the proper temperature to be poured into moulds. “They take a lot of time,” she said. “It’s a lot of waiting.” She said Culinary Arts Program students and staff are busy preparing for next week’s Valentine’s Day rush at the Back Door Bake Shop, which will be open Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Second photo: A tray of of bonbons sports red hearts.

Third photo: Chef Hannah Stanchfield (right) teaches students how to make a pastry cream filling for doughnuts Thursday.

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