4 Famous French Dessert Recipes To Make At Home

Remember those famous French desserts you ate in Paris? Crème brûlée? Chocolate profiteroles? It turns out they're easy to create in your own kitchen. We do it all the time! We're going to share some of our favorite & famous French dessert recipes, ones that are delicious and (just as important) will impress your friends and family.

Like most of the recipes we share on our site, 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!


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Crême Brûlée Recipes

The completed crême brûlée

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French Chocolate Truffles

French Chocolate Truffles

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Make Profiteroles at Home


This is another 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.

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