Raspberry milefeuilles

Patisserie recipes

Master the art of French patisserie with our pastry and gateau recipes. Try everything from croissants, tarts and eclairs to macarons, madeleines and millefeuilles.

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Rough puff pastry, crème pâtissière and fresh raspberries are layered up in this stunning French dessert - perfect for impressing dinner guests

1 hr and 50 mins
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A classic eclair recipe of light choux pastry filled with rich crème pâtissière. Make the basic buns, then fill with on-trend flavours and colourful glazes for a stunning afternoon tea treat

2 hrs and 5 mins
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Serve alongside an overflowing bowl of summer berries and you'll have the perfect summer pud

35 mins
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Award-winning writer, Fiona Beckett, shares her recipe for this classic 1970s dessert

50 mins
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Edd Kimber, champion of BBC's Great British Bake Off, shares his expert knowledge for baking picture-perfect macarons

49 mins
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James Martin shares his recipe for this French patisserie classic. It involves some ambitious pastry work, but the end results are worth it

1 hr and 33 mins
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40 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Dark and sticky caramel, sweet apples and crisp pastry combine to make this heavenly French dessert. And with Raymond Blanc's recipe, you can make it perfectly every time

1 hr and 35 mins
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Once you've mastered choux pastry using our step-by-step guide, this French patisserie-style dessert will be a breeze

1 hr
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22 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

The most stunning summer dessert ever; raspberry, lemon and frangipane tart

2 hrs
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Elegant sponge squares that are petite and pretty as a picture - impress with light flavours and silky butter icing

1 hr and 45 mins
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We combine a smooth and creamy classic French dessert with crisp golden pastry in these decadent caramel puds

1 hr and 20 mins
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A canelé is a cork-shaped pastry from Bordeaux, which has a caramelised crust and soft middle. These impressive desserts are well worth the effort

1 hr and 20 mins
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15 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Make this stunning strawberry and elderflower gateau in just 30 minutes. As well as looking amazing, it tastes as good as anything from a top-end patisserie

30 mins
Easy
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9 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A glorious pastry classic that's tricky to get perfect, but lends a touch of patisserie luxury on an afternoon tea stand

2 hrs and 5 mins
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4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This stunning patisserie-standard, mousse-like dessert from Great British Bake Off winner Edd Kimber is pure indulgence on a plate

3 hrs and 45 mins
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2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A fabulously fruity version of a French choux bun patisserie classic, filled with fluffy vanilla cream, fresh berries and naturally coloured pink icing

1 hr and 35 mins
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15 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Homemade eclairs are a labour of love, but the reward will be a decadent mouthful of crisp pastry oozing creamy vanilla custard

2 hrs and 30 mins
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9 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Featherlight choux pastry is stuffed with salted caramel and drizzled with a double dose of chocolate in this deliciously indulgent dessert

1 hr and 20 mins
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7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

These beautiful shell-shaped light sponge cakes are ideal with a cup of tea, or serve with creamy desserts

35 mins
Easy
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This gorgeous confection was invented to celebrate the Paris-Brest cycle race – it's meant to resemble a bicycle wheel

1 hr and 10 mins
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7 ratings 3.2 out of 5 star rating

Take your time with this pretty in pink dessert and you'll have a fruit pie worthy of any Parisian patisserie shop window

1 hr and 30 mins
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5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

All the elements of this spectacular French dessert can be done in stages

2 hrs and 30 mins
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A modern twist on an original classic French tart recipe

1 hr and 5 mins
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Gregg Wallace fell in love with Michel Roux Snr's lemon tart at first bite. This is his version of the classic recipe

2 hrs
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