La Fleur


Preparation info

  • Makes

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Simple Art of Perfect Baking

By Flo Braker

Published 1984

  • About

A sophisticated milk-and-honey dessert, refined in its combination of flavors. The delicate honey cake contains a poached pear filling. After the cake has been frosted with a silky buttercream flavored with a pear liqueur, you can decorate the top with bees made of buttercream, if desired.



Advance Preparations

Prepare a layer of Honey Génoise.

Prepare Soaking Syrup.

Poach the pears following directions.

Prepare Milk Buttercream.

Prepare the Buttercream Bees, if desired: Chop the chocolate into sm