Can You Get More Than 7/10 In This French Dessert Quiz?

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  • 1.
    What are these called?

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    Palmiers
    Financiers
    Madeleines
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    These are madeleines,

    They’re small cakes made with a génoise sponge.

  • 2.
    What’s this chocolatey dessert known as?

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    Mille Feuille
    Opera cake
    Dacquoise
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It’s an opera cake.

    It’s a layered cake that includes layers of almond sponge cake and ganache.

  • 3.
    And what about these?

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    Chouquette
    Canelés
    Angel wings
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    These are canelés.

    They’re classic French pastries flavoured with rum and vanilla.

  • 4.
    What’s this called?

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    Clafoutis
    Kouign-amann
    Flaugnarde
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It’s a clafoutis.

    This is a baked dessert that traditionally contains black cherries.

  • 5.
    What’s this known as?

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    Fraisier
    St Honore Cake
    Charlotte
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This is a Charlotte.

    It’s usually lined with bread, cake or ladyfingers.

  • 6.
    What’s this dessert called?

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    Kouign-amann
    Puits d’amour
    Jésuite
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It’s a kouign-amann.

    This is a crusty cake made with layers of sugar and butter folded in.

  • 7.
    What’s this impressive dessert known as?

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    Beignet
    Ispahan
    Croquembouche
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This is croquembouche.

    It’s a tower of choux pastry balls that’s held together with caramel.

  • 8.
    Which tart is this?

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    Tarte conversation
    Tarte tropézienne
    Tarte tatin
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This is tarte tropézienne.

    It’s brioche with a creamy filling.

  • 9.
    What’s this dessert called?

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    Île flottante
    Café liégeois
    Crème Caramel
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This is île flottante.

    This “floating island” is a meringue with vanilla custard.

  • 10.
    And what’s this called?

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    Baba au Rhum
    Paris Brest
    Religieuse
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This is religieuse.

    It consists of two bits of choux pastry filled with crème pâtissière.

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    Can You Get More Than 7/10 In This French Dessert Quiz?
    Your knowledge of French desserts needs some work.

    You know a couple maybe, time to go and try all the rest!

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