Monthly Archives: August, 2016

A Great British Bake Off Classic – the Lavender éclair

August 23rd, 2016 Posted by Recipes No Comment yet

The éclair is a firm favourite on the Great British Bake Off when it comes to challenging the bakers with French patisserie.

We have recreated the classic choux pastry recipe but added a slight twist replacing the traditional  chocolate topping with white icing and a lavender crème patissière filling.

Ingredients

For 12 éclairs

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Recreating Bake off classics

August 23rd, 2016 Posted by Recipes No Comment yet

Ahead of the return of the Great British Bake Off tomorrow (Wednesday 24 August) we have been busy in the kitchen creating classic French patisserie recipes, a favourite on the show.

The first is a Tarte tropézienne, a filled brioche dessert pastry inspired by our recent trip to Saint-Tropez.

Ingredients

Serves 8

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