Classical French Desserts

Let’s have some fun to learn about these Classical French desserts!

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Paris Brest

Paris-Brest is a French dessert created in 1910 in order to celebrate a cycling event, a race from Paris to Brest and back to Paris. Paris-Brest is made from a ring of choux pastry filled with praline mousseline cream and decorated with flaked almonds and powdered sugar, imitating the shape of the bicycle wheel

Rum Babas with Creme Chantilly 

Babas are made from a rich yeast dough that resembles brioche. The dough is poured into individual molds or a larger cake pans. After baking, babas are traditionally soaked in        rum. Babas were allegedly introduce to France in the 18th century by Nicholas Stohrer, a pastry chef of the exiled king of Poland and founder of the Parisian shop that still bears his name today. In addition to France, they are also enjoyed throughout southern Italy.

Mille Crepe Cake

A decadent and elegant classic French no-bake cake, with 20 lays of paper thin crepes, each layer brush with cream or pastry cream.

 

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