4 Iconic desserts to enjoy while visiting Paris

Listed below are 4 famous desserts to try when in Paris.

Updated on Sep 15, 2022 04:32 PM IST  |  211.8K
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Souffle dessert in Paris

 

Paris is famous for its culinary scene, and if you have a sugary appetite, you're in for a pleasant surprise because there are so many delectable desserts there that will tempt you to plan a trip as soon as possible to try one for yourself. The French have a penchant for sweets and have produced some of the most amazing pastries, cakes, and chocolates in the world. Most Parisian delicacies are as delicious as they are attractive! Therefore, while on your journey, you can take a chance on whatever you see that appeals to you.

Here we bring you 4 best traditional desserts of Paris that’ll make you drool.

 

Chocolate eclair

1. Eclairs

An éclair is a delicacy that you really must try while visiting Paris. Many people prefer their traditional éclairs filled with vanilla creme or fresh cream and topped with chocolate frosting, but you can also find creative alternatives with unique flavors and garnishes. Each and every person's palate can be satisfied by an éclair, whether they prefer almond, salted caramel, hazelnut, or strawberry.

 

Profiterole dessert

2. Profiterole

Unquestionably, profiteroles are among the most emblematic desserts served in Parisian bistros. The French word for cream puffs is basically profiteroles. The ideal bite-sized dessert is made with puffy, flaky choux pastry with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream in a variety of flavors. This wildly popular dessert has French roots.

 

Mille-Feuille

3. Mille-Feuille

A traditional French pastry, it is light, crusty, puffy, and indulgent in all the right ways. A mille- feuille has easy flavours, but fantastic textures. Dazzling royal frosting and intricate patterns made of chocolate or coloured icing are frequently used to decorate the top. Even though it might be one of the most difficult pastries to eat, every flaky bite is worthwhile. You must try this dessert at least once when in Paris.

 

Paris brest

4. Paris Brest

Paris-Brest is unquestionably the Crown princess of French desserts. It is a delicate ring-shaped Choux pastry with a Praline Crème Mousseline filling. A gorgeous thick layer is delicately poured on top of the praline cream, which is more like a paste than whipped cream. This Parisian dessert is a pleasure to look at and to eat. This Paris-Brest is among the most magnificent pastries ever, thanks to the added praline coating and roasted hazelnuts in the interior.

Have you indulged in any of these delectable sweets from Paris? Which ones were your favourites?

Also Read: 4 Mouth-watering desserts to enjoy when visiting Portugal

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