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French Desserts

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for French Desserts. Get inspired and try out new things.
30 Classic French Desserts

A collection of Classic French dessert recipes. This list of French dessert recipes includes everything from macarons to cherry clafoutis.

Easy Blueberry Clafoutis

Hands down one of the easiest desserts to prepare, this delicious Blueberry Clafoutis recipe will show you how to make a basic clafoutis. Enjoy!

31 Best French Pastries

3 · My guide to the best French pastries contains the most famous French desserts with recipes and tutorials on how you can make them yourself. The best French pastries are revered around the world and it's no wonder why. I love eating French pastries as much as I love baking them, besides I am passionate about sharing French pastry recipes with you! Millions of people enjoy them in cafes and restaurants and many of my readers make them at home.


  • 1 Mont blanc
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 1 Beignet
  • 1 Brioche
  • 1 Charlotte cake
  • 1 Croissant
  • 1 Eclair
  • 1 Fraisier cake
  • 1 Opera cake
  • 1 Rum baba
  • 1 Macaron
  • 1 Creme brulee
  • 1 Creme caramel
  • 1 Souffle
  • Canelé
  • Choux au craquelin
  • Clafoutis
  • Cronut
  • Croquembouche
  • Financier
  • Floating Island
  • Galette
  • Galette des Rois
  • Kouign-Amann
  • Madeleine
  • Mille feuille
  • Mousse
  • Palmier
  • Paris-Brest
  • Tarte
  • Tarte Tatin
  • Yule log
Mille Feuille - Preppy Kitchen

This delicious mille feuille, or "thousand sheets" is a classic French dessert composed of layers of light as air puff pastry filled with creamy vanilla pastry cream and topped with chocolate and vanilla icing.

Apple Pie Choux au craquelin

11 · This Apple Pie Choux au craquelin (crispy cream puff) is the perfect combination of American Apple pie and French Choux pastry, a showstopper dessert that will be the start this Fall!


  • 600 g Apple
  • 110 g Egg
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice, freshly squeezed
Baking & Spices
  • 100 g Ap flour
  • 70 g Bread flour
  • 100 g Cane sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp Granulated sugar
  • 150 g Granulated sugar
  • 60 g Icing sugar
  • 1 Large pinch Salt
  • 160 g Butter, Unsalted
  • 240 g Heavy cream
  • 300 g Mascarpone, full fat
  • 60 g Whole milk
  • 60 g Water
Chocolate Soufflé {low-fat}

2 · 45 minutes · A lightened up version of the classic French dessert. It's still rich and chocolaty but it's low-fat now too.


  • 4 Egg whites
  • 2 Egg yolks
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 cup Cocoa powder, unsweetened dutch-process
  • 1 Pinch Cream of tartar
  • 2 tbsp Flour
  • 15 tsp Granulated sugar
  • 1 1/8 cup Powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 Cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup Low-fat milk
  • 1/2 cup Water
35+ Traditional French Desserts (+ Easy Recipes)

Here are 35+ of the BEST French desserts to try! Check out these easy recipes for caneles, eclairs, macarons & more!

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Lavender Creme Brulee Recipe - Lavender & Macarons
This upside-down apple tart is a French dessert classic! Make it for your 4th of July party--nothing more American than an apple pie! Find the recipe on the Jow app and jow.com 🧡