Famous French Desserts –
4 Easy Recipes

Remember those famous French desserts you ate in Paris? Crème Brulée & Chocolate Profiteroles? They're easy to create in your own kitchen with these recipes. We do it all the time!

So, we're going to share with you some of our favorite famous French dessert recipes, ones that are delicious and (just as important!) will impress your friends and family.

All of these dessert recipes, as well as many other easy French recipes, can be found in our book, How to Cook Bouillabaisse in 37 Easy Steps: Culinary Adventures in Paris and Provence. The book won the Paris Gourmand International Cookbook Award for French Cuisine.

You get free shipping on the book when you buy a copy from us. Here's the chance to get all 49 recipes, plus our culinary stories from Paris and from Provence. Buy our book here »

Like most of the recipes we share on our site (and those in the book), these French desserts can be made in less than 30 minutes, with just a few ingredients. The best, and most famous, French desserts rely on top-notch ingredients like eggs, dark chocolate, butter and cream. If you keep your kitchen stocked with these essentials you'll be able to whip up these luscious desserts any time you feel like it!

Creme Brulée Recipes

Creme Brulee Recipes

French dessert recipes don't get easier than whipping up a batch of creme brulée. This recipe relies on only three ingredients: cream, honey and egg yolks, and the active cooking time is less than 10 minutes. We'll show you everything.

Creme Brulée Recipes »

French Chocolate Truffles Recipes

French Chocolate Truffles

We love to end a special meal with a plate of French chocolate truffles. Homemade truffles are easy to create and are a great takeaway gift for your dinner guests. Unless, of course, you want to keep any extras for yourself.

French Chocolate Truffles Recipes »


Famous French desserts

This is one of those classic French desserts that everyone should master. A standard in Paris bistros and restaurants, profiteroles are easier to make than any cake and are a real crowd-pleaser. Bonus: once you learn to make the pâte à choux pastry, you'll use it in tons of recipes.

Profiteroles »

Easy Chocolate Cake Recipe

Easy Chocolate Cake Recipe

You know those scrumptious warm chocolate cakes that are served at so many great Paris bistros? You're going to be surprised how easy it is to make this easy chocolate dessert that is soooo moist…

Easy Chocolate Cake Recipe »

Don't Miss a Single Paris Travel Tip.
Sign up for Le Petit Journal!

The Newsletter of Paris Insiders Guide

Don't Miss a Single Paris Travel Tip.
Sign up for Le Petit Journal!

The Newsletter Of Paris Insiders Guide