French Canadian Recipes
Nesquik Bûche de Noël
A Yule log or bûche de Noël is a traditional Christmas cake. This gluten-friendly dessert is flavoured with Nesquik and made up of a delicious cream cheese filling. Why not add to the celebration with some fun and festive SMARTIES! Get creative in the kitchen and decorate this classic holiday dessert to your liking. This dessert enjoyed by many French-Canadian families around the holidays will impress any dinner guests.
MacKintosh's Caramel Apple Beignets
These delicious doughy treats get their name from the French term for “fritter”. This doughnut pastry is best served warm and offers 16 fresh and easy to make beignets sure to please your friends and family. Dotted with chopped Mackintosh toffee bits and dried apple and dusted with cinnamon sugar, these beignets will be perfect as a holiday treat.
Chocolate Bannock Mixed Berry Shortcakes
This lightly sweetened and fresh fruit dessert is a healthier and lightened-up version of shortcake that tastes as good as it looks. Try this classic recipe with a hint of maple syrup and our added twist using Carnation Breakfast Essentials Powdered Chocolate. Dusted with a bit of icing sugar or garnished with a fresh mint leaf, these 6 beautiful and delicious shortcakes will be great for sharing with your loved ones.
Mackintosh’s Chomeur Pudding
Fabricated during the Great Depression, this go to cake batter is made up of kitchen staples traditionally served with hot maple syrup or caramel. This classic French-Canadian dessert, also known as “unemployment cake”, is prepared with MacKintosh’s Toffee Bars for a wonderful sweet and creamy variation.
Bite-Size Chocolate Cinnamon Pets de Soeur
Pets de sœur, literally translated as Nun farts, and also known to some as “Croxignolles” is a French-Canadian dessert that is often made up from left over pie dough; at times from Tourtière. This quick and easy dessert was can be craft to avoid food waste and ensure that every last ingredient and bite is enjoyed and devoured. This take on a classic French-Canadian treat is rolled with an irresistible Carnation Hot Chocolate and cinnamon filling, then baked instead of fried.
Savoury Beef Tourtière
This savoury pie is a classic French-Canadian meal traditionally enjoyed as part of the Christmas Eve feast. This recipe is typically handed down through generations, with every family preparing a slight variation on the type of meat used for the pie. Here, Nescafé Rich and Maggi Seasoning bring depth and dimension — sure to become a new family favourite this holiday season
Chocolate Caramel Tarte au Sucre
Inspired by traditional Quebecois cuisine, this ooey-gooey tart is a Canadian holiday classic. Originally made with just maple syrup for sweetness, as it was a common ingredient in the region, the recipe has been adapted over the years to include brown sugar as well. This modern version includes nutty Turtles chocolates and creamy Mackintosh Caramels for extra flavour, enhanced texture and added indulgence.