Soufflé from Five Classic French Desserts That May Earn Chefs Stars from Adam Platt

Five Classic French Desserts That May Earn Chefs Stars from Adam Platt

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Soufflé

Does it get any more classic than this French dessert? Just don't bump into the stove or slam the oven door when they're in cooking.

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Poire Belle Hélène

Does it get more classic than Escoffier? Pears poached in syrup. Take that, îles flottantes!

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Gâteau St. Honoré

A dessert named for the French patron saint of bakers and pastry chefs. Time for a comeback?

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Paris–Brest

Shaped like a wheel, and created to honor the Paris–Brest race in late 19th century, keep a-Paris–Brest of the times. (Sorry.)

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Geateau Opera

Layers of coffee-soaked almond sponge cake layered with buttercream and ganache. 

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