Question. What is Paris-Brest?
Answer. Paris-Brest is a cake that was named after a bicycle race in France. It's a cake that is made of cream puff pastry batter (pâte a choux) and consists of a cream called Paris-Brest cream.
What you need to know for a successful Paris-Brest cake
Making the batter
The major components of this cake is cream puff pastry batter (Pate a choux) , pastry cream with butter and praline paste (hazelnut paste).
The key to the success of this cake is the cream puff pastry batter (Pate a choux). While making the cream puff pastry batter, add the whole eggs, a bit at a time until each egg is fully incorporated. For more information on the batter, please follow the link from above.
Making the Paris-Brest cream
Making the Paris-Brest cream is not as difficult, but you must follow correct procedure.
The major ingredients of Paris-Brest cream is pastry cream, butter and praline paste.
Please follow this link in order to view our recipe and step-by-step video instructions on how to make Paris-Brest cream.