Resisting a delicious Paris-Brest cake is hard. This pastry, created in the early 20th century in the Parisian suburbs, used to pay tribute to the eponymous bicycle race – hence the round shape. Today, it is a must for sweet-toothed. Traditionally made of chou pastry stuffed with praline mousseline cream and sprinkled with almond slivers, the recipe has been revisited by lots of Parisian patisseries since then.
Now, the Paris-Brest comes in several version for foodies’ greatest joy. Feel like discovering our favorite places? Here are the best locations to enjoy the best Paris-Brest in the city!
Michael Bartocetti’s giant Paris-Brest at the Galerie
Craving something sweet or a dessert worth the trip? Run to La Galerie du Georges V to discover Michael Bartocetti’s crazy and very scrumptious Paris-Brest.
Pascal Hainigue’s pistachio Paris-Brest at Le Bristol
Run to Le Bristol’s French Garden to discover this treat created by new pastry chef Pascal Hainigue, a pistachio and orange blossom Paris-Brest with a moreish taste.
Cédric Grolet’s Big-Brest at Le Meurice Paris patisserie
Let us fall for the Big Brest, runny praline core, coming in several versions over the course of seasons.
Paris-Brest by Zest Boulangerie-Pâtisserie
Here is the lovely name of Cyril Gaidella’s bakery-patisserie – France’s Dessert Champion 2017 – delighting Neuilly-sur-Seine right outside Paris. Discover his sourdough breads, his homemade viennoiseries and beautiful and delicious pastries as scrumptious as can be.
Philippe-Conticini’s Paris-Brest in Paris
Philippe Conticini is undoubtedly the king of the Paris-Brest. Go and enjoy these treasures in his new stores in Paris.
Jeffrey Cagnes’ Paris-Brest
Jeffrey Cagnes finally opened his own patisserie-chocolate store. Go and discover this atypical Paris-Brest that has it all to delight foodies.
Pages Blanches’s Paris-Brest
Pages Blanches is the name of the latest bakery and tearoom set on Boulevard de Courcelles in Paris 8th arrondissement. Enjoy beautiful delicate French pastries created by talented pastry chef Kaori Akazawa bringing a Japanese twist. And we fell in love with the original Paris-Brest.
Bo&Mie’s Paris New-York
Let us get some air and travel to the U.S. with this “Paris New-York” by Nicolas Wikart and his team! For this variation of the Paris Brest, pecan nut – a major U.S. pastry ingredient – replaces hazelnut! On the menu, BO&MIE chou pastry, light pecan cream and mini chou inside.
Yann Menguy’s Paris-Brest
As scrumptious as can be, Yann Menguy’s delicious Paris-Brest is to be discovered in his lovely store in the 18th arrondissement.
Le Bon Pâtisserie’s Paris-Brest
As its name suggests, this Paris-Brest is very tasty! Chou pastry, almond-hazelnut praline cream, homemade praline are to be enjoyed in this gorgeous homemade cake.
Laurent Duchêne’s Paris-Brest
A tasty Paris-Brest, finger food style, is a go-to! Scrumptiousness and praline are to be expected.
Boris Lumé, the super creative bakery-patisserie at the foot of Montmartre
Boris Lumé is this delicious bakery-patisserie delighting Parisian sweet-toothed with creative pastries you can find in two stores set in Paris 18th arrondissement. Calling all beautiful local gems, magic happens here.
Kévin Lacote’s KL Paris-Brest
This is a place foodies need to try! KL Pâtisserie, set in Wagram, is Kévin Lacote’s first tearoom – a pâtissier making us fall in love with classics plated to order and viennoiseries to die for!
Tomo’s Paris-Brest, the French-Japanese patisserie expert in dorayaki
Tomo is THE French-Japanese patisserie in Paris where you can enjoy dorayaki: these delicious and super-light Japanese pastries. And do not hesitate to have the revisited Paris-Brest.