The “Gâteau Battu” by Francis Fréville

The “Gâteau Battu” by Francis Fréville

gateau battu francis freville 3

The “Gâteau Battu” by Francis Fréville

The “Gâteau Battu” is a kind of sweet brioche native of the Picardy region.

It is cooked with lots of eggs and butter, which gives it its sublime golden color.

This cake, similar in shape to a giant cannelé, must be prepared in a specific baking pan which gives it a particular aspect as well as its height.

Continue reading