Need something sweet to brighten up your days? A French dessert just might do the trick! Check out the below recipes to make en français ou en anglais. Your tastebuds and improved mood will thank you.

Recipes in English

Palmiers


You’ll love these little treats that you can fill with sweet (or savory!) fillings from Delish.com.

Clafoutis


To bring a little summer to these cold months, try this easy clafoutis (a popular flan-like dessert filled with fruits, such as berries or cherries) recipe from Bonappetit.com. 

Lemon curd and caramel crêpe cake


If you haven’t yet celebrated La Chandeleur, try this decadent crêpe cake from Tasteoffrancemag.com.

Chocolate Chestnut Mousse


This twist on regular chocolate mousse from epicurious.com sounds divine….and fairly easy!

Recipes in French

Petits sablés à la confiture


Pour rester dans l'esprit Saint-Valentin, essayez ces sablés en forme du cœur de Marmiton.org.

Dacquoise praliné-chocolat


Prêt pour un défi ? Cette recette de gâteau constitué de deux ou trois disques de pâte meringuée aux amandes, séparés par des couches de crème au beurre, de femmeactuelle.fr vous attend !

Macarons au beurre de cacahuète


Qui a dit que les français n’aiment pas le beurre de cacahuète ?! Pas demotivateur.fr !

Iles flottantes


Tu as des œufs, du lait, et du sucre ? Tu peux faire une île-flottante ce soir ! Découvrez cette recette de cuisineaz.com.

What’s your favorite French dessert?



Natalie Collet

Former Membership Manager

From the Midwest, Natalie is a Francophile at heart. Her interest in French started when studying ballet and​ the language and culture entranced her through her student years.​ She became involved with the - Alliance - in the suburbs of Chicago after she spent an unforgettable year teaching English in a French high school near Bordeaux. She is happy to join the team in Boston and work with the members to provide them with unique opportunities​, ​quality programming​, and a community through French!

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