15 Popular French Dessert Recipes You Can Do

Are you hosting an afternoon tea party? Or maybe you are just feeling fancy today. If that is the case, then why not serve French desserts to your guests or yourself? France is well-known for its delectable cakes and pastries. Now, I know what your next question is: Isn’t it intimidating to make certain French desserts? The answer to that is no, it is not.

With that in mind, I’ve compiled a list of 15 popular French dessert recipes you can easily whip up in no time! 

15. Gluten Free Lemon Madeleines

These Gluten Free Madeleines are such a fun little treat! They are known for their cake like texture and signature shape. These Lemon Madelines are light, fresh, and so yummy! The easy lemon glaze is the perfect topping. I am a huge fan of lemon desserts. Lemon Madeleines are no exception!

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14. Chai Crème Brulée

Creamy, smooth, and decadent this Chai Crème Brulée has the perfect flavor profile and insanely pleasing texture. Dairy-free option included.

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13. Salted Caramel Eclairs

Caramel eclair recipe for a small batch of eclairs with salted caramel. This caramel eclair glaze is incredible!

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12. Dark Chocolate Crêpes with Blueberry Cream

Inspired by Julia Child’s 100th birthday, I decided to make her amazing crepes, but with a twist: Dark Chocolate Crepes with Blueberry Cream.

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11. Cinnamon Palmiers Recipe – 3-Ingredient Puff Pastry Cookies

Cinnamon palmiers are crunchy and fragrant cinnamon cookies that are super quick to make and require just 3 ingredients! It’s puff pastry sprinkled with cinnamon and granulated sugar, which caramelizes during baking, adding an additional crunch. These are the easiest and also one of the most delicious cookies you can make!

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10. Strawberry Rhubarb Galette

Strawberry rhubarb galette is a delicious and easy summer dessert. Crispy pastry is filled with sweet strawberries and slightly sour rhubarb. The pastry crust is made with flour and ground almonds, which makes it taste deliciously nutty and so much better.

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9. Gluten-Free Chocolate Crepe Cake with Cocoa Hazelnut Cream

Is there not something incredibly inviting about layers upon layers, thin and symmetrical, glued together with a shimmer of pastry cream? Whimsical to look at and comforting to eat. Beautiful, flared edges. Imperfections giving it character, as each crepe comes off the pan a little different. And easy to make. Yes, EASY! Even when lots of layers might seem intimidating.

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8. Peach Tarte Tatin

As the peaches simmer in the butter and sugar over the stove, they absorb a delicious caramel sauce as well as release their juices, giving the sauce a hit of peach flavor. You don’t have to prepare it in a separate skillet–this peach tarte tatin is a one-pan dessert!

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7. French Opera Cake

A modern take on a French classic, this decadent Opera cake is rich, chocolatey, and packed with espresso flavor.

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6. Lemon Frangipane

This is a really nice coffee time cake to make. Goes great with a nice cup of tea! Or you can have it as a dessert, warm or cold with a squirt of whipped cream or like me, a blob of vanilla ice cream! It’s really yummy! Delicious!

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5. Apple Frangipane

This is a really nice coffee time cake to make. Goes great with a nice cup of tea! Or as a dessert, warm or cold with a squirt of whipped cream or like me, a blob of vanilla ice cream!

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4. Crème Brûlée Milk Tea

If you’re equally obsessed with the crème brûlée milk tea from Urban Ritual, then you’re in for a treat!

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3. Easy 3-ingredient Creme Brulee

Creme brulee is a dessert most people order in a fancy restaurant but rarely make at home. The simplicity of the ingredients for this creamy dessert with the crackled sugar top is actually ridiculously basic. Now take it one step easier, I am talking lazy town easy and you will be amazed at how you can make this any weekday and make it feel like a special occasion. Keep reading to find the secret ingredient that makes this crazy easy.

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2. Fresh Strawberry Mousse Parfaits

Fresh strawberry mousse is an easy parfait dessert. It’s light and healthy with mounds of yummy berry whipped cream and puree layer making for a great no-bake recipe.

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1. Gluten Free Crème Brûlée (Paleo)

This Gluten Free Crème Brûlée has a smooth and creamy custard topped with burnt sugar! It is every bit as decadent and rich as the traditional version, but it’s gluten free and dairy free. In addition, this Crème Brulée is made with just a few ingredients. It is great for dessert!

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15 Popular French Dessert Recipes You Can Do

15 Popular French Dessert Recipes You Can Do

Are you hosting an afternoon tea party? Or maybe you are just feeling fancy today. If that is the case, then why not serve French desserts to your guests or yourself? France is well-known for its delectable cakes and pastries. Now, I know what your next question is: Isn't it intimidating to make certain French desserts? The answer to that is no, it is not.

Ingredients

  • Gluten Free Lemon Madeleines
  • Chai Crème Brulée
  • Salted Caramel Eclairs
  • Dark Chocolate Crêpes with Blueberry Cream

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