decadent French chocolate mousse with dark and milk chocolate

Milk and Dark Chocolate Mousse with Pinch of Salt

Light, airy, silky smooth texture, complex decadent flavors with two chocolates balanced with a pinch of fleur de sel. Mousse au chocolat

Tiramisu Loaf Cake

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An elegant loaf cake or even a Christmas yule log, decadent tiramisu Smooth cream, crunchy chocolate and coffee ganache and soft ladyfingers.
Pears Belle-Hélène Classic French dessert

Poires Belle Hélène – Poached Pears & Chocolate

Absolutely decadent French classic dessert, melting warm chocolate sauce dripping over flavorful poached pears and yummy vanilla ice cream.
Homemade french Mousse au chocolat Chocolate Mousse

Mousse au Chocolat French Dark Chocolate Mousse

The ultimate French light and fluffy chocolate mousse (mousse au chocolat). Decadent! Super quick and easy with only two ingredients.
cookies with cranberries and chocolate

Fresh Cranberries and Dark Chocolate Chips Cookies

Cookies with a French twist. Dark chocolate chips and fresh cranberries, getting tanguy once baked, delicious in those crispy outside, soft inside cookies.
cake marbré au chocolat gâteau le Fraternel créé pour le secours catholique

Chocolate and Vanilla Marble Cake – French gâteau marbré

Gâteau marbré is a great classic of French homecooking. Both simple and decadent, the ideal cake to give to kids for afternoon snack or for tea time.
Chocolate and pear French clafoutis

Clafoutis with chocolate and pear

Among most popular French classic desserts, clafoutis is quick and easy to prepare, here baked with pears and chocolate. So tasty you shoule try!
gâteau à la farine de châtaigne, poire et chocolat

Pear and Chocolate Cake with Chestnut Flour (gluten free)

It’s - already! - the blog’s third anniversary. For the occasion, I wanted to bake a special cake that represents typical French home cooking.

gâteau aux noisettes et au chocolat

Hazelnut and Chocolate Cake (Gluten-free)

For those looking for a gluten-free gourmet recipe, or for hazelnut ... and chocolate lovers. Be careful, it’s addictive! 

gâteau au yaourt à la poire et au chocolat

My Childhood’s Yogurt Cake with Pears and Chocolate

The ultimate French kids yogurt cake recipe, quick & easy, a homecooking staple for afternoon snacks. I use to add pears & chocolate.
Gâteau moelleux au café et à la noix de coco, nappé de chocolat

Coffee and coconut cake, chocolate coating

An interesting spongy texture, for an easy cake with grated coconut and coffee. Flavors are mixed but one don’t overcome the other. This changes from classic cakes and may surprise with few efforts.

Brownie au chocolat noir et au fruit de la passion

Passion Fruit and Chocolate Fudgy Brownie, with a French twist

My daughter’s beloved treat, so tasty, quick and easy that she makes it all the time. A French dessert with an American inspiration. Passion fruit gives a twist to the fudge dark chocolate brownie and seeds a crunchy texture.

Galette des rois frangipane au chocolat

French Galette des Rois with Chocolate and Almond Filling


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.

Mousse au chocolat avec des cubes de pomme caramélisés à la cannelle

Chocolate Mousse with Caramelized Apples

Just imagine. A dark chocolate mousse with surprises inside: apples cubes caramelized with brown sugar and cinnamon. Are you tempted? A gourmet dessert ! The French would say très gourmand

Gluten free chocolate cake French family recipe

Easy Gluten Free French Chocolate Cake

Moist dark chocolate cake baked without any flour nor baking powder. Smple and quick to prepare,if you let is stand a bit,inside gets mellow. Delicious
Charlotte au chocolat et à la poire avec des billes croustillantes Maltesers

Chocolate Charlotte with Pears and Crispy Maltesers

This charlotte is a quick and easy to prepare chocolate cake with a creamy chocolate mousse, soft pears and crispy Maltesers balls.

chocolate and salted butter caramel fondant ultra moist cake

Chocolate and Salted Butter Caramel Cake

The French, especially from Brittany, LOVE salted butter caramel. Mixed with chocolate, it does give a great hint to a basic chocolate cake.
A gluten free recipe.

Cake banane chocolat

Chocolate Banana Bread

How do you use ripe bananas? At home, it’s banana cake with lots of chocolate chips. Kids love it. Great also for breakfast or at tea time.