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List of French desserts

Desserts in Paris

This is a list of desserts from the French cuisine. In France, a chef that prepares desserts and pastries is called a pâtissier, who is part of a kitchen hierarchy termed brigade de cuisine (kitchen staff).

French desserts

Clafoutis is a baked French dessert of fruit, traditionally black cherries,[1] arranged in a buttered dish and covered with a thick flan-like batter.
Crème brûlée consists of a rich custard base topped with a contrasting layer of hard caramel.

French pastries

An assortment of petit fours, which are small confectioneries. Some petit fours are also savory.
Religieuse is made of two choux pastry cases filled with crème pâtissière,[5] covered in a ganache of the same flavor as the filling, and then joined/decorated with piped whipped cream.

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  6. ^ Montagné, Prosper, Larousse gastronomique: the new American edition of the world's greatest culinary encyclopedia, Jenifer Harvey Lang, ed., New York: Crown Publishers, 1988, p. 401 ISBN 978-0-517-57032-6

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