15 famous French candy recipes to make at home

15 famous French candy recipes to make at home

Anyone who follows the channel and the website knows that many recipes here are inspired by french confectionery. It’s a lot of butter, meringues, eggs… France has a lot of story to tell, after all many of them were part of a secret collection of recipes that were only available for kings and queens to enjoy the flavors (to learn more about the history of French sweets, click here). For you to also enjoy these delights, we list the main French sweets here in this post, for you to have a queen or king day there in your house, test the recipes without fear and in the most uncomplicated way possible!

Chocolate mousse

Why not start with the best known recipe of all? THE chocolate mousse, although there are many variations for other flavors, it started there. Here on the site we have done it in many ways, feel free to test any of them.
Orange recipe | Blender recipe | Very airy family size.
15 famous French candy recipes to make at home

Petit Gateau

When we talk about French sweets, you can’t help but remember one that you’ve certainly heard: Petit Gateau! It is simply a cake (petit = small and gâteau = cake) stuffed and served with ice cream. But, of course, it suits all seasons.
Complete recipe here.
Petit Gateau

Creme Brûlèe

Another one that is also well known and that is easy to do is the creme brûlèe. It’s just a vanilla ice cream with a crunchy sugar coating. The contrast between the burnt topping and the cold cream is the main differential of this sweet.
Complete recipe here.
15 famous French candy recipes to make at home

Macaron

THE macaron it is also one of the most classic delights of all. Made with almond flour (totally gluten free), this is the perfect sweet for those who enjoy delicacy. Preparation requires precision and patience, but each step is worth it!
Complete recipe here.
15 famous French candy recipes to make at home

crepe Suzette

Crepe is already quite common among us Brazilians, isn’t it? But this is a recipe for crepe Suzette, very sophisticated with caramelized sugar and a touch of lemon and orange is a true French classic. Make mouth water!
Complete recipe here.
15 famous French candy recipes to make at home

Madeleine

This recipe has a very French touch to it by name, do you agree? At madeleines they are cupcake-shaped cookies. This version of lemon dipped in white chocolate is perfect! In fact, this is the perfect complement to a cup of coffee 🙂
Complete recipe here. | Gluten and lactose free recipe.
15 famous French candy recipes to make at home

profiteroles

THE profiterole is a more refined version of the stuffed carolines that we know very well. Is this recipe filled with whipped cream with caramelized hazelnuts and chocolate syrup (!!!) or is it not to make your mouth water?
Complete recipe here.
15 famous French candy recipes to make at home

Saint Honoré

This is one of the most delicate recipes, with several textures and flavors very well prepared from French confectionery. Therefore, the preparation time of the saint honoré it may be a little long, but it is soooo worth it!
Complete recipe here.
15 famous French candy recipes to make at home

A thousand sheets

THE a thousand sheets is a recipe with different origins besides French confectionery. But, the filling of Crème Légère gives this sweet a very special and typically French flavor.
Complete recipe here.
15 famous French candy recipes to make at home

Gâteau Opéra

How about a cake opera, what is it called here in Brazil? It is a delicious dessert with many layers of almond biscuit, butter cream and ganache.
Complete recipe here.
15 famous French candy recipes to make at home

Fraisier

You know the millions of recipes from mousse cake do we do and see around? They are all very similar to the fraisier, a typical French sweet, great for a special occasion as it serves more people 😉
Complete recipe here.
15 famous French candy recipes to make at home

Mousse pie with crème au citron

Do you love a more acidic touch in desserts? That lemon mousse pie is the best option on the list! What gives an even more French touch is the use of cream au citron, that yes, it has a more intense and wonderful citrus flavor!
Complete recipe here.
15 famous French candy recipes to make at home

Tarte Tatin

And if you need a bigger candy, to share with other people, how about a tatin pie? This marvel with caramelized pears is nothing more than an inverted and super tasty pie!
Complete recipe here.
15 famous French candy recipes to make at home

Galette Des Rois

Finally, another pie recipe, which in France is known as rustic pie: galette! It is very simple and easy to make, after all, after the finished dough the filling is made with fruits almost in natura. There are some recipes on the site and even some snacks.
Strawberry and peach recipe | Gluten-free apple recipe | Salty recipe.
15 famous French candy recipes to make at home

BONUS: Clafoutis

It has a French sweet that can be served in its salty version, this is the clafoutis. It looks like a savory pie or a bread pizza – as we know here. However, there are some notable differences. For example, go yogurt in the dough 🙂
Complete recipe here.
15 famous French candy recipes to make at home

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