Christophe Louie’s 2022 kings panettone as a pancake

By My B., Laura B. Photos by My B. Posted on January 11, 2022 at 1:38 pm

What if we changed the cake and the Kings Crown a bit? Pastry chef Christophe Louie has offered us, not a King’s cake, but a Kings’ panettone. Logically, Christophe Louie is the king of panettone. And, like a pancake, this panettone des Rois to share, contains a bean …

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After the Christmas panettones, the panettone des Rois ! the pastry chef Christophe Louie, a great panettone specialist imagined a panettone specific forEpiphany, to replace the traditional galette des Rois.

Inspired by the crown of kings, this panettone des Rois is always composed of a brioche fondant leaven. But, in this recipe of the kings, the pastry chef Add to it orange blossom from Lebanon, candied melon from the house of Lillament, candied oranges and marzipan.

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For the decor, Christophe Louie deposited on his panettone des Rois golden almonds – literally – and a few pieces of candied citrus, among others. Thus, the top of the panettone becomes slightly crunchy, contrasting with the softness of the brioche.

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Supplied with a crown, this panettone des Rois hides, of course, a bean, in the shape of a calisson by artist Julie Lenaert.

the panettone des Rois from Christophe Louie is sold 45 euros. On order on the pastry chef’s website, it is available until the end of January 2022. It can be sent by post, book by courier and also collected in click & collect, in the 14th arrondissement of Paris.

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And if, in 2022, we ignored the traditional Galette des Rois to replace it with a good one panettone?

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