They have a certain je ne sais quoi—even their names sound impressive. And the good news is these classic French desserts only look fussy. In reality, they’re no more challenging than your go-to everyday treats. So go ahead and make your guests think you’re a pastry chef extraordinaire—only you will know how easy it was!
The fabulously creamy Bittersweet Chocolate Mousse (above) is decadent yet light, with the perfect amount of sweetness.
Try these Crepes with Sauteed Bananas and Chocolate for your next special occasion. We certainly won’t tell if you have the leftovers for breakfast the next morning.
So think twice about buying a take-home treat from that fancy patisserie; for a fraction of the cost, you’ll really wow your guests with one of these wonderfully homemade desserts. Bon appetit!