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gâteau Saint-Epvre

Gâteau Saint-Epvre, spécialité de Nancy (Lorraine, France)

Gâteau Saint-Epvre is a speciality of Nancy, made of two discs of meringue with almonds, separated by butter cream flavored with vanilla and crushed nougatine. The whole is covered with macaron crumbs and powdered sugar.

Created in 1882 by Anatole François Lhuillier, a pastry chef in Place Saint-Epvre, the recipe was registered in 1907 by M. Dalisson, the successor of M. Lhuillier, and is still officially made in only one pastry shop: the red ribbon is the sign of authenticity.


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Text © Dana Facaros

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