The Traditional Epiphany Cake / Galette des Rois

$35.00$50.00

The Epiphany cake (or called “King’s Galette”) is traditionally shared at Epiphany, on January 6th. It is composed of a puff pastry, filled with “frangipane”; a cream made from sweet almonds and hides a small charm inside (called “the fève”).

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The Epiphany cake (or called “King’s Galette”) is traditionally shared at Epiphany, on January 6th. It is composed of a puff pastry, filled with “frangipane”; a cream made from sweet almonds and hides a small charm inside (called “the fève”).

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Allergens

Alcohol, Almonds (Traces of Nuts), Dairy, Eggs, Gluten

Season

Winter

Usage Tips

The traditional epiphany cake is to be shared with friends and family. Most often, you cut slices and distribute them amongst your group but if there are young kids, have them participate in the tradition. 1. Select the youngest kid to go underneath the table. 2. Start cutting slices and let the kid under the table name whom each slice is for. 3. Once everyone is served, start eating until one of you discover they have found the feve inside their slice. 4. Whomever was the winner is declared King or Queen and gets to wear the crown.

Method of Preservation

Consumption advice: the epiphany cake is intended to be eaten at room temperature or luke warm. You may warm it up slightly before serving. To do so, preheat your oven to 300°F. Warm your Galette in the oven for 10 minutes. Take it out and let it sit for a good quarter of an hour before cutting into it to serve. Consume within two days.