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“Pralin” and French “praliné”, otherwise known as Belgian praline - it's complicated

“Pralin” and French “praliné”, otherwise known as Belgian praline - it's complicated

The word "praline can refer to different sweet treats, which can lead to confusion.

In Belgium for example, and some of the bordering French regions, pralines are the common name for both ganache- and praline-filled chocolate sweets. Whereas elsewhere, praline is confectionery made of roasted almonds or hazelnuts coated with caramelised sugar. In some places, red food colouring is added to make pink praline, very famous in the Lyon area.

The "praline” used to fill chocolates is a creamy paste with finely ground roasted and caramelized almonds or hazelnuts blended with melted chocolate. 

And what about traditional praline? It is more coarsely ground so that small pieces crack in your mouth.

At the Sandrine Chappaz Chocolaterie, we make a range of ganaches and pralines, all home-made!

jeudi 23 juillet 2020 , St-Laurent-du-Pont

Enjoy our creations

Box of 128 Assorted Chocolates
86,40 €
Box of 16 assorted chocolates
11,80 €
Box of 32 assorted chocolates
22,80 €
Box of 50 assorted chocolates
35,60 €
Box of 72 assorted chocolates
49,20 €
Box of 98 Assorted Chocolates
66,30 €
Crunchy Hazelnuts Intense Chocolates
12,50 €