Chez Le Reve Francais
Chez Le Reve Francais
Chez Le Reve Francais
Recipe tales of an English foodie living in France and sampling food styles from around the world.

Desserts

  • 14 Recipes

Simple Cinnamon Vanilla Pain Perdu

Pain Perdu. Click here to Jump to Recipe. If you’re English you probably know it as ‘gypsy toast’ or ‘eggy bread’ and my American friends call it ‘French toast’ and have it for breakfast

Tiramisu

Whip the creme fraiche with the cream until stiff. Dip half of the sponge fingers in the coffee, one at a time and arrange in a dish
Cherry Clafoutis

Cherry Clafoutis

Cherry Clafoutis. We are lucky enough to have two gorgeous cherry trees and normally I make a cherry crumble as the cherries make a delicious sauce
Naughty Nutella Macarons

Naughty Nutella Macarons

I think it belongs in desserts or on my spoon. Naughty Nutella Macarons. It should really be Naughty Amanda
Chocci Banoffi Tart

Chocci Banoffi Tart

Make the pastry by pulsing the ingredients together and add enough beaten egg to make a dough. Refrigerate for 30 minutes before rolling out to line a 9 inch tin then refrigerate for a further 30 minutes
Strawberry Crumble

Strawberry Crumble

Wash, hull and cut the strawberries into bite sized pieces. Place the strawberries in a pie dish and sprinkle over the icing sugar
Lavender Crème Brûlée

Lavender Crème Brûlée

Lavender Crème Brûlée. We were invited to our French neighbour's for dinner and Madame served an exquisite crème brûlée that was flavoured with lavender
Caramel Chocolate Tart

Caramel Chocolate Tart

Use a food processor to combine the pastry ingredients then add the egg and sufficient cold water to make the dough come together
Strawberry Pimm’s Tiramisu

Strawberry Pimm’s Tiramisu

Strawberry Pimm's Tiramisu. What ingredients could be more British, especially in the summer. I've always loved Tiramisu but I had a bottle of Pimm's in the cupboard and fabulous strawberries so it was time for a new twist
French Bread and Butter Pudding

French Bread and Butter Pudding

In a large jug beat all the custard ingredients together. Grease a baking dish and arrange the bread with the nuts and chocolate
Nutty Chocolate Tiffin

Nutty Chocolate Tiffin

Bash or process half of the biscuits into crumbs and the other half into small chunks about 1 cm. Put the biscuits, nuts and fruit in a large bowl, pour over the melted mixture and blend well
Blueberry Chia Dessert

Blueberry Chia Dessert

In a blender combine the honey, blueberries, yoghurt and coconut powder until quite smooth. Stir in the chia seeds and divide the mixture between 2 glasses