I’ve been a fan of The Great British Bake Off for years and while I’m not quite sold on the new judging line-up, I still can’t resist tuning in to see the latest batch of bakers demonstrate their baking prowess under the watchful (and piercing) eyes of Paul and Prue. This year, Laurence and I decided to ‘bake along’ and attempt a challenge each week – so today’s post is a run-down of what we made and how our bakes turned out.
[veuillez défiler vers le bas pour la version française] This quintessential French dessert combines sweet pastry with a soft frangipane filling, a dash of calvados and a beautifully layered sliced-apple topping. It’s a stunning showstopper that would impress even the Queen of Cakes (aka Mary Berry) . . . or for that matter, anyone else you make it for!