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Patisserie recipes

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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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  • Raspberry millefeuilles

    Raspberry millefeuilles

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.2 ratings

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

  • Eclairs


    A star rating of 3.3 out of 5.13 ratings

    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

  • Honey & vanilla madeleines

    Honey & vanilla madeleines

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.30 ratings

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

  • Mum's best profiteroles


    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.70 ratings

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

  • Chocolate & raspberry macarons on a cake stand


    A star rating of 4 out of 5.53 ratings

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

  • Croissants


    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.32 ratings

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

  • Tarte tatin

    Tarte tatin

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.59 ratings

    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

  • Lemon & lavender fondant fancies

    Lemon & lavender fondant fancies

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • Crème brûlée tartlets

    Crème brûlée tartlets

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

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

  • Canelés


    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    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

  • Strawberry & elderflower gateau served on a cake stand

    Strawberry & elderflower gateau

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.16 ratings

    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

  • Vanilla custard slices

    Vanilla custard slices

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.10 ratings

    Sandwich creamy vanilla custard between two layers of crisp puff pastry in these golden slices. A luxurious patisserie addition to an afternoon tea.

  • Raspberry religieuse

    Raspberry religieuse

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

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

  • Homemade eclairs

    Homemade eclairs

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.15 ratings

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

  • Pistachio & orange madeleines

    Pistachio & orange madeleines

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.7 ratings

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

  • French rhubarb tart

    French rhubarb tart

    A star rating of 3.2 out of 5.7 ratings

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

  • Strawberry gâteau St Honoré

    Strawberry gâteau St Honoré

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

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

  • Apricot gâteau Pithiviers

    Apricot gâteau Pithiviers

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    A modern twist on an original classic French tart recipe

  • Gregg's tangy lemon tart

    Gregg's tangy lemon tart

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.139 ratings

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


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