Epiphaniy - French Galette des Rois King Cake with Apple Filling

French Galette des Rois King Cake with Apple Filling

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Traditional French galette des rois with two layers of puff pastry filled with applesauce compote to change from the classic almond cream frangipane feeling.
Galette des rois frangipane au chocolat

French Galette des Rois King Cake, Chocolate and Almond Filling

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Also called epiphany cake. The typical French galette des rois made with a mix of puff pastry and almond cream filling called frangipane is here flavored with dark chocolate, actuallly cocoa powder. Very tasty.

Origine et histoire de l'épiphanie

History and Tradition of Epiphany King Cake

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Do you know where the tradition of eating a king cake – called galette des rois in French - at Epiphany day comes from? Why drawing a bean or a lucky charm? Will you have a galette or a brioche?