Clafoutis is a baked French dessert of fresh fruits, covered with a flan-like-batter. A friend of mine mentioned that her favorite French dessert was plum almond clafoutis, so I decided to make one. Plum Almond Clafoutis is a wonderful way to enjoy fresh plums. The sweetness of the almond flour softens the slight acidity of […]
These almond raspberry tartlets are delicious and they look amazing. They are also very quick and easy to make. The perfect sweet treat for your guests, served as an appetizer or a dessert. You can buy tartlet shells at your grocery store, which makes the tartlets even easier to make. If you prefer to […]
I love this delicious pear tart filled with a sweet almond paste. It is one of my favorite French desserts! The tart was invented in a pastry shop on Bourdaloue street in Paris, hence the name Tarte Bourdaloue. This French classic is absolutely delicious! Recipe I tried many recipes for the Tarte Bourdaloue, and my […]
Bûche de Noël, which literally means Christmas Log, is the traditional French dessert for Christmas day. Christmas figurines or other Christmas decorations are usually placed on the log. It comes in all flavors, and there are many different techniques to make the cake. For my bûche de Noël, I chose a traditional recipe of a […]
This is the perfect time of the year to make an apple cake! This particular apple cake has a little something that makes it extra delicious: frangipane! This sweet almond paste with a light rum flavor perfectly complements the golden apples, which makes for a one-of-a-kind cake. Enjoy!
This delicious French crunchy almond tart is very easy-to-make, and sure to please all almond lovers! It is very sweet, and crunchy like a very sweet granola bar, but with almonds only. Preparation is a breeze and baking time is only 15 minutes! It does not get much easier to make a French dessert that […]
If you visit a patisserie in France, you will probably see Financiers, which are little rectangular tea cakes. They are similar to Madeleines in that you typically eat them at similar times during the day (with tea or coffee, as a snack or a sweet treat,) but they have an almond taste that Madeleines don’t […]