Chocolate-Rum Cannelés

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Appears in
The Elements of Dessert

By Francisco Migoya

Published 2012

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Why These Flavors Work

Traditional cannelés are flavored with vanilla. This wonderful pastry is hard to describe, since if you didn’t know better, you’d think something was wrong. It is crisp and firm on the crust as if it were burned but soft and moist on the inside, almost as if it were undercooked. Yet that is exactly how it is supposed to be. In this recipe, it is flavored with chocolate and rum. Both flavors enjoy an almost seamless symbiosis, e