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

Are you really good or kind of crêpe?

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  1. 1. What are these called?

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    Palmiers
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    Financiers
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    Madeleines
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    These are madeleines,

    They're small cakes made with a génoise sponge.

  2. 2. What's this chocolatey dessert known as?

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    Mille Feuille
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    Opera cake
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    Dacquoise
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    It's an opera cake.

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

  3. 3. And what about these?

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    Chouquette
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    Canelés
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    Angel wings
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    Wrong!

    These are canelés.

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

  4. 4. What's this called?

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    Clafoutis
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    Kouign-amann
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    Flaugnarde
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    It's a clafoutis.

    This is a baked dessert that traditionally contains black cherries.

  5. 5. What's this known as?

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    Fraisier
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    St Honore Cake
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    Charlotte
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    Wrong!

    This is a Charlotte.

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

  6. 6. What's this dessert called?

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    Kouign-amann
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    Puits d'amour
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    Jésuite
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    It's a kouign-amann.

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

  7. 7. What's this impressive dessert known as?

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    Beignet
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    Ispahan
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    Croquembouche
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    Wrong!

    This is croquembouche.

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

  8. 8. Which tart is this?

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    Tarte conversation
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    Tarte tropézienne
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    Tarte tatin
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    This is tarte tropézienne.

    It's brioche with a creamy filling.

  9. 9. What's this dessert called?

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    Île flottante
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    Café liégeois
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    Crème Caramel
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    This is île flottante.

    This "floating island" is a meringue with vanilla custard.

  10. 10. And what's this called?

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    Baba au Rhum
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    Paris Brest
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    Religieuse
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    Wrong!

    This is religieuse.

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

 
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