For this first Epiphany cake of The Peninsula Paris, Julien Alvarez plays on the senses of the Epiphany and renews the tradition by creating a cake which brings all the sensations that we can appreciate whilst tasting the puff pastry and brioche like crown.
In the form of a crown covered by a puff pastry, this subtly reinvented Epiphany cake contains a heart in a puff pastry and brioche to obtain a balance between crunchy and soft. With a garnish of almond cream and hazelnut interspersed between a lemond confit bed, Julien Alvarez manages to associate the fondant and the powerful scent of almond and hazelnut with freshness and acidity of a confit lemon, creating a perfect balance of flavours.
The Epiphany Cake served up to 8 persons and the price is 39€ per Epiphany cake takeaway and 9€ per slice in The Peninsula Paris restaurants.
The Epiphany cake can be ordered from December 15 to the 01 58 12 67 54 (to be collected from January 2 at the restaurant The Lobby – limited edition). The cake will also be available in The Lobby restaurant from January 4 to 18, for lunch and dinner time, and during the Afternoon Tea.