Galette des Rois Recipe
A Galette des Rois is a traditional French Three Kings’ Day cake prepared for 6th January, Epiphany.
This is an easy recipe + video clips for a Galette des Rois using bought pastry.
This cake is fun, delicious, and the video clips provide instructions + listening practice for anyone learning French.
There is a worksheet with instructions in French and English below the video clips.
French/English Christmas traditions:
A coin is often hidden in the Christmas pudding … In France a tiny figure called a ‘fève‘ or an almond is hidden in the galette des rois – Watch the video and see the fève nestled in the almond mixture.
1 packet de pâte feuilletée
1 packet of puff pastry
50g de pâte d’amande
50g of marzipan
50g de sucre glace
50g of icing sugar
1 oeuf battu
1 beaten egg
un peu de farine
a little flour
extrait de vanille
une fève ou une amande
a figurine or an almond
FOUR: 15mns à 210C
Galette des Rois Recipe Video
Printable Recipe in French + English
Three King’s Day Recipe Video in French AND English
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