What cake do you eat on Epiphany?
La galette des rois
La galette des rois, or King’s Cake, a flaky buttery pastry filled with almond paste, is traditionally eaten at Epiphany on 6th January, but in reality it’s eaten throughout the month at social gatherings, schools, offices, New Year ceremonies and so on.
Which traditional French cake is eaten on 6th January?
galette des rois
In France the traditional galette des rois is a baked expression of midwinter sociability. Is there a more friendly cake? It’s almost time to say au revoir to the galette des rois until next year. A French tradition, baked for Epiphany on 6 January, these cakes or pastries are eaten all month long and beyond.
What is the name of the dessert eaten for Epiphany?
It’s January 6th, the feast of Epiphany, celebrating the arrival in Bethlehem of the Three Kings to the visit to the baby Jesus. The Kings give their name to the pastry treat that is widely eaten in France to celebrate this day – la Galette des Rois or King Cake.
What is a FEVE cake for Epiphany?
This is a popular French cake that celebrates the holiday of Epiphany (January 6th) the day when the Three Kings visited the Baby Jesus. As part of French tradition, a bean or small china feve (favor) is hidden in the cake. The person who finds the feve in his or her slice becomes king or queen for the day.
What to bake on Epiphany Day?
For an extra-special holiday treat, bake this delicious galette des rois, a traditional French cake usually served on Epiphany, January 6. Friends and family will love the irresistibly creamy almond filling sandwiched between two flaky, buttery layers of puff pastry.
What is the Chinese FEVE in a cake?
As part of French tradition, a bean or small china feve (favor) is hidden in the cake. The person who finds the feve in his or her slice becomes king or queen for the day. The person can also choose someone to be their king or queen and can lead the traditional dance.