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Crisp macarons with a rich dark chocolate ganache filling

  • For the macarons:
  • 155g Ground almonds
  • 200g Icing sugar
  • sifted
  • 3 Egg whites
  • Red food colouring paste ( I used Sugarflair paste Christmas Red)
  • Chocolate Ganache Filling:
  • 100g Dark chocolate (55% cocoa solids is sufficient)
  • 100ml Double cream
3.6/5 (151 Votes)

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Break the chocolate into pieces

  • 50 g dark chocolate
  • 30 cl cream
  • 150 ml milk
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 30 g sugar
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp orange peel (or zest)
3.4/5 (152 Votes)

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Stone the cherries and place them in the bottom of a dish covered with a sheet of greaseproof paper

  • 180g flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 150g Sugar
  • 1 sachet of vanilla sugar
  • ½ l milk
  • 1 dash of cream
  • 25g butter
  • 1 kg of cherries
  • A few leaves of fresh mint
4.8/5 (40 Votes)

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Preheat the oven to 220 °, cut two rectangles of pastry per person, spread them out between two baking sheets or S...

  • 2 rectangles of puff pastry per person
  • 6-8 apples
  • 25g butter
  • 25g sugar
  • 200g sugar for the caramel
  • For the chiboust cream:
  • 150g whipped cream
  • 250 ml of milk
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 60g of sugar
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 30g flour
3.4/5 (138 Votes)

To bake the almond mille feuillle, mix the almond powder, pistachios, flour, sugar, melted butter and the orange ju...

  • Almond mille-feuille:
  • 60g almond powder
  • 30g pistachios
  • 20g flour
  • 50g sugar
  • 30g melted butter
  • the juice of one orange
  • 200g milk
  • 50g almond powder
  • 100g cream
  • 2 sheets gelatine
  • 1 punnet strawberries
  • raspberries
3.9/5 (77 Votes)

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This cake is orginating from Besançon, of the Franche-Compté region

  • 60 g granulated sugar
  • 60 g caster sugar
  • 1/4 cup of oil
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup of fresh cream
  • 300 g of wheat flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 80 g butter
4.1/5 (18 Votes)

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Similar to the plum, the deliciously sweet Mirabelle's are typical to the Lorraine region

  • For the caramel:
  • 100g of sugar
  • 2 tbsp water
  • For the cake:
  • 1kg of mirabelles (or prunes)
  • 150g of flour
  • 100g of mirabelle jam
  • 100g melted butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 packet of yeast
3.8/5 (29 Votes)

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Start with the dark chocolate layer

  • 75 g (2¾oz) dark chocolate
  • roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp golden caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • separated
  • For the milk chocolate layer
  • 75 g (2¾oz) milk chocolate
  • roughly chopped
  • ½ tbsp golden caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • separated
  • For the white chocolate layer
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 tsp golden caster sugar
  • 1 tsp cold water
  • 150 g (5½ oz) white chocolate
  • roughly chopped
  • 250 ml (9 fl oz) double cream
3.3/5 (108 Votes)

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Separate the whites from the yolks

  • 150 g caster sugar
  • 50 g icing sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 750 ml of milk
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • butter
4/5 (26 Votes)

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Roll out the puff pastry. Moisten with water (using a brush) prick with a fork

  • 1 puff pastry
  • 200g white chocolate
  • 200g + 250g strawberries
  • 20g caster sugar (ganache)
  • Caster sugar (for the pastry)
2.3/5 (68 Votes)

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