What is the best Galette des Rois sold in supermarkets in your opinion? Discover the choice of 60 Million consumers.
Surely you have your preference, but find out the best according to the editorial staff of 60 Million consumers . The latter published the result of a test of the best galettes des rois . And according to the authors of the survey, the result is no surprise .
It is a long-awaited tradition and we have not forgotten it, like every year in January. Indeed, this year, for Epiphany, the galette des rois is back . Having many followers, this cake is made with butter and frangipane .
Every year, where he sells nearly 30,000,000 . In any case, this is what the National Confederation of French Bakery-Pastry reveals. For amateurs to see more clearly, the editorial staff of 60 Millions de consommateurs carried out a test .
For that, she chose six brands available in supermarkets . The jury took into consideration the composition, the price, but also the taste, of course. Here is the six cakes in question : Pastries, Maître Jean-Pierre, Monoprix, Brioche Pasquier and Picard.
One of these six pancakes prevailed during the tasting . It is indeed that of the Picard brand. In terms of taste and ingredients, this galette des rois is the one that most seduced the jurors . However, this brand is also the most expensive of the six (6.99 euros) .
For Laura Hendrikx, this is not a surprise . Laura Hendrikx is the journalist who conducted the survey for 60 Million consumers. On France Info, the journalist said:
'It's the only one sold raw and frozen. It was therefore cooked by us the day before, which gives a result close to a homemade galette. »
We cannot, according to her, expect the same thing for the one that we have cooked and wrapped for several weeks. According to the journalist, it is especially felt on the texture , which clearly lacks foliage.
Because the French love galettes des Rois , here are a few that will make them happy:
The emblematic ingredient of the galette des rois is the almond. This last is in the famous frangipane . Pierre Hermé had the good idea to sublimate it in a toasted almond cream with slivers of dried fruit. Moreover, its foliage is very crispy . This galette des rois, you can afford it for 35 euros.
You will probably agree that this is a real favorite . Nicolas Guercio, pastry chef at Lutetia, has designed a pecan nut galette. She plays on textures: butter cream, praline and foliage. Despite its creaminess, this pancake remains crunchy . It is obtained for 75 euros.
This brand of galette des rois takes the form of a cup of hot chocolate enjoyed in winter to warm up. It's a real treat, especially with its chocolate topping and small marshmallows. This Lenôtre signature cake is 70 euro .
For his signature galette, the pastry chef of Ladurée, Julien Alvarez, has for its part made the choice of pistachio . This galette des rois takes the form of a Basque cake . Alvarez topped it with an almond and pistachio cream with a hint of orange blossom. It is 45 euros.
Let's travel with the gifted Nina Métayer with her elegant galette topped with a crown. The crown is a real work of craftsmanship . The latter hides a frangipane with notes of almonds, pistachios, not to mention the scent of orange blossom. With a touch of originality represent the heart region of the pastry chef , Charentes-Poitou PDO butter. The crown is 49 euros.
This galette des Rois wants to 'illuminate the taste buds' with its lemon confit mixed with a full-bodied chocolate ganache (80%) . At its heart, it contains a melting hazelnut cream. This Galette Soleil des Rois, Maison du Chocolat is 60 euros .
This is the Epiphany treat that you never get tired of. The signature Babka of the Kings is a puff pastry brioche with frangipane and a little honey. It's a real delight. You can afford it for 38 euros.
This year, the head of the bakery workshop at La Grande Épicerie offers an almond and chestnut galette . He made it using Ardèche chestnut flour. A note of rusticity that makes all the difference . Treat yourself to this almond and French chestnut galette for 29.5 euros.
Source : C newssource: foozine.com