La Galette des Rois

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The Galette des Rois, celebrating the Epiphany, consists of flaky puff pastry layers with a dense center of frangipane.


Tradition holds that the cake is “to draw the kings” to the Epiphany. A figurine, la fève, which can represent anything from a car to a cartoon character, is hidden in the cake and the person who finds the trinket in his or her slice becomes king for the day and will have to offer the next cake.

 

Originally, la fève was literally a broad bean (fève), but it was replaced in 1870 by a variety of figurines out of porcelain. These figurines have become popular collectibles and can often be bought separately. A paper crown is included with the cake to crown the "king" who finds the fève in their piece of cake.

 

Order one today for your celebration throughout the month of January!

ORDERING

 

To reserve your Galette des Rois, please fill out the following form with your specific order information (i.e. Name, Contact, Desired order).

 
Please allow up to 24 hours for a response. We will respond to you at our earliest convenience. 
 
You can also call us at our kitchen at (510) 813-8300!

Serving Size:

5.5" = 3-4 people

10.5" = 8-10 people

Pricing:

5.5"    $18

10.5"    $35

PICK-UP TIMES/

LOCATION:

 

Kensington Farmer's  Market: 
Oakview Avenue / Colusa Circle
Sundays / 9:00am to 11:00am
 
Kitchen:

2701 8th Street, Suite 116

Berkeley, CA 94706

9:00am to 5:00pm
 

© 2016 by La Noisette Sweets, Bakery in Berkley, CA
 

What is La Noisette Sweets?

 

 

La Noisette Sweets is the product of Alain Shocron’s North African and European childhood.

 

His pastries, cakes and breads are the culmination of the memories from his 

youth, professional experiences as a pastry chef, and personal fascination with the perfection and nuances of flavor.

 

 

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Contact and Order:

 

 

Email: alain@lanoisettesweets.com

 

 

Call us: (510) 813-8300

 

 

Find us: 2701 8th St, Suite 116

               Berkeley, CA 94710

 

Opening time:

Open when I'm there

Closed when I'm not :)

Wednesday: from 9AM to 3PM.