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French Pastries

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for French Pastries. Get inspired and try out new things.

15 · Recipe video above. While éclairs in the wonderful world of French pastries are made with custard hidden inside, éclairs as we know them here in Australia are split and generously filled with whipped cream. A neat trick for a great éclair cream filling is adding mascarpone. It adds structure so the cream doesn’t completely squirt out when you take a bite (because don’t you just hate that!?), as well as improving storage quality.And as for the choux pastry? It’s light-as-air and beautifully…


  • 4 Eggs (55-60g/2oz, large
Baking & Spices
  • 100 g 70% cocoa dark chocolate block
  • 1 cup All-purpose flour, plain
  • 1 Pinch Cooking/kosher salt
  • 1 2/3 cups Icing sugar/powdered sugar
  • 100 g Butter, unsalted
  • 1 cup Mascarpone
  • 2/3 cup Thickened/heavy cream
  • 3 cups Thickened/heavy cream or whipping cream
  • 1 cup Water
  • 3 1/2 teaspoons corn syrup or liquid glucose ((Note 4))
  • 2 tsp Vanilla bean paste or extract or, 2 vanilla pods ((note 7))
31 Best Desserts in Paris to Try in 2022

If you are visiting Paris and wondering which sweet treats to try, look no further. Here is a list of 31 of the best desserts in Paris in 2023 and where to try them. Disclosure:

Cream Puff Swans - forgot all about these!  Made them in pastry school.

8 · Cream Puff Swans - forgot all about these! Made them in pastry school.


  • 5 Egg, large
  • 3 Egg yolks
Baking & Spices
  • 1 1/3 cup Flour
  • 3/4 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp Vanilla bean paste or vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup 1 stick unsalted butter, unsalted
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 2 cups Milk
  • 1/2 cup Whipping cream
  • 1 1/8 cup Water
Chocolate Eclairs - www.thescranline.com

4 · Learn everything you need to know about making PERFECT Chocolate eclairs right at home. Crisp choux pastry shell filled with whipped cream and topped with a glossy chocolate glaze!


  • 4 Eggs, large
  • 1 batch Chocolate sauce
Baking & Spices
  • 1 cup Bread flour
  • 1 tbsp Granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup Powdered sugar to dust
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/3 cup Butter, unsalted
  • 1 batch Chantilly cream
  • 1 batch Chocolate pastry cream
  • 1 batch Vanilla pastry cream
  • 1 cup Water
Mille Feuille - Preppy Kitchen

This delicious mille feuille, or "thousand sheets" is a classic French dessert composed of layers of light as air puff pastry filled with creamy vanilla pastry cream and topped with chocolate and vanilla icing.

Flakey, buttery, delicious croissant dough filled with melty dark  chocolate. A foolproof recipe for homemade "Pain Au Chocolat".

Light, flakey, buttery, and chocolate filled croissants. This recipe is foolproof with detailed instructions.


  • 1 Egg
Baking & Spices
  • 1 All-purpose flour
  • 1 Bittersweet chocolate
  • 1 Instant yeast
  • 1 Salt
  • 1 Sugar
  • 1 Butter
  • 1 Heavy cream
  • 1 Milk
31 Best French Pastries

3 · My guide to the best French pastries contains the most famous French desserts with recipes and tutorials on how you can make them yourself. The best French pastries are revered around the world and it's no wonder why. I love eating French pastries as much as I love baking them, besides I am passionate about sharing French pastry recipes with you! Millions of people enjoy them in cafes and restaurants and many of my readers make them at home.


  • 1 Mont blanc
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 1 Beignet
  • 1 Brioche
  • 1 Charlotte cake
  • 1 Croissant
  • 1 Eclair
  • 1 Fraisier cake
  • 1 Opera cake
  • 1 Rum baba
  • 1 Macaron
  • 1 Creme brulee
  • 1 Creme caramel
  • 1 Souffle
  • Canelé
  • Choux au craquelin
  • Clafoutis
  • Cronut
  • Croquembouche
  • Financier
  • Floating Island
  • Galette
  • Galette des Rois
  • Kouign-Amann
  • Madeleine
  • Mille feuille
  • Mousse
  • Palmier
  • Paris-Brest
  • Tarte
  • Tarte Tatin
  • Yule log
NYC Guide: Ladurée Soho - York Avenue

The other day I had the absolute pleasure of visiting the Ladurée Soho tea salon, their second location in NYC, and one of only three in the entire United States (the other is uptown, and the third is in Miami). In contrast to their petite Madison Avenue boutique, the Ladurée Soho tea salon is a full-service,

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