400 g ready-made puff pastry
2 rounded tbsp apricot jam
100 g softened
100 g caster sugar
1 lightly beaten egg
100 g ground almonds
2 tbsp cognac or dark rum
The galette des rois, in its simplest form, is a flaky baked pastry with a geometrical pattern over it.
Galette des rois or ‘king cake’ is normally stuffed with frangipane, a cream produced using sweet almonds, chocolate, cream, eggs and sugar. This is how the French like it!
Below is an easy but scrumptious recipe for the amazing cake!
There are 250 calories in a 1/6 serving of Galette des Rois.
How to Make Galette des rois
The cake is said to have been designed by a Florentine aristocrat, the Marquis of Frangipani.