25 French Cake Recipes To Try

French cakes are some of the most delicious and impressive cakes out there.

Chocolate cake with berries

Pastry and cake making is an art form in France.

If you want to put your baking skills to a technical challenge and have the reward of indulging in a rich, delicate, creamy, and sublime French dessert, you have got to try your hand at French cakes. 

Some French cakes can be tricky or demanding.

But in all my years of baking, one thing I’ve learned is never to let fear get in the way of learning new skills and experiencing new levels of deliciousness. Most of them aren’t as hard as they seem.

Final Thoughts

If you love French cuisine, you have to try these delicious French cake recipes.

While French food may seem fancy and hard to make, many of these recipes are actually pretty simple!

If you’re more of a bread baker, check out our favorite French breads instead.

25 French Cake Recipes To Try

Chocolate cake with berries

Indulge in famous French cakes for a delicious treat! Check out these French cake recipes to try or order them at a French restaurant.

Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


    1. Choose your favorite recipe.
    2. Gather the necessary ingredients.
    3. Prep and cook your recipe.
    4. Enjoy!

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Written by Erin Elizabeth

Erin is an editor and food writer who loves traveling and trying new foods and fun cocktails. Erin has been writing and editing professionally for 5 years since graduating from Temple University, and has been on the Restaurant Clicks team for 3 years. She has a long background working in the restaurant industry, and is an avid home chef and baker. Her favorite restaurants are those with spicy food and outdoor seating so that she can bring along her dog, Miss Piggy.