Ooh la la! 8 French desserts that are beyond fabulous

When you picture a French dessert, you already imagine the hours spent in the kitchen, the crazy mess and a disappointing result that looks nothing like what Julia Child promised you. 

Or you just imagine popping into a French bakery during your next getaway in the City of Light. 

That might surprise you, but French recipes aren't all complicated and time-consuming – nor require a trip to France.

With these easy and pretty ideas, you are guaranteed to create some delicious treats.

Et voilà!

1. Classic crème caramel

2. Chocolate macarons

3. Millefeuille of summer berries

4. Chocolate marquise

5. Light raspberry soufflé

6. 2-ingredient chocolate mousse

7. Easy strawberry charlotte

8. Fruit and almond clafoutis