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Sweet Treats from Spain and France

Jenn Davies put together a very special food feature for you: Sweet Treats that are popular in Spanish and French culture. Should it be a coffee caramel flan for dessert, the typical turrone nougat from Spain or the tender Mille Feuille filled with a tasty cream of orange and raspberry? We honestly have to admit that this is a really hard decision …

Turrone Nougat

For our Turrone Nougat you need above all a lot of sweet ingredients. Only with those the in Spain very popular candy gets its special taste.



  • 3 Egg whites
  • 1/4 TSP Kosher Salt
  • 1/4 TSP Cream of Tartar
  • 3 Cups White granulated sugar or Castor sugar
  • 1 Cup honey
  • 1/4 Cup Light corn syrup
  • 2 Cups Roasted Almonds
  • 1,5 Cups Dried Apricot, chunks
  • Confectionary rice paper (optional)


Find preparation instructions in Download or in Issue.

Mille Feuille

A sweet treat that lets you dream of Parisian boulevards, spring and dresses in orange and raspberry.




Puff Pastry

One batch of homemade or store bought puff pastry.


Orange Creme Patisserie

  • 1 Cup Heavy cream
  • 1 Cup Whole milk
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 Egg Yolks
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 Cup Cornstarch
  • 1 TSP Vanilla
  • 4 TBSP Unsalted butter, cut into cubes
  • 1 TBSP Orange Juice
  • 1 TBSP Orange Zest


Candied Orange Peel

  • 1 Naval Orange peeling
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Water


Raspberry Buttercream

  • 8 TBSP Unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/3 Cup Raspberry jam
  • 3-4 Cups Powdered Sugar


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Coffee Caramell Flan

Color and taste in perfect balance – this Coffee Caramell Flan should not be missing on any coffee table.



Cream Layer

  • 5 Eggs
  • 6 TBSP Granulated sugar
  • 1,75 Cups Heavy cream
  • 1 Cup Whole milk
  • 1/4 TSP Salt
  • 1 TSP Vanilla Extract
  • 3 TBSP Brewed and cooled coffee of choice


Caramel Layer

  • 1 Cup Granulated sugar
  • 1/3 Cup Water


Find preparation instructions in Download or in Issue.