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Cannales de Bourdeux?

floralprint Aug 31, 2011 11:45 PM

Someone blow my mind and tell me where I can find these in this town!! Please.

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    lixlix RE: floralprint Sep 1, 2011 08:06 AM

    don't think its available. I've been looking everywhere.

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      fduran RE: floralprint Sep 1, 2011 08:35 AM

      If you mean caneles, like the french pastry item, You can try Baguette et Chocolate in Bee Caves. I have not been there is a while, and don't remember seeing caneles there but you could call. There is another french restaurant in Lakeway, Artisan Bistro. Try calling them, if you want quite a few you might be able to get them to special make them for you. Also try the french pastry school (Le cordon blue) in town, most french pastry schools would do caneles, so I guess they would do them too.

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        m3lissa RE: fduran Sep 7, 2011 05:24 PM

        Artisan Bistro has them and they are AMAZING, as are most of their pastries.

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          lixlix RE: m3lissa Sep 8, 2011 01:44 PM

          ok just called Artisan Bistro and confirmed they have them. Looks like I'll be picking up some this weekend.

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            fduran RE: lixlix Sep 9, 2011 08:25 AM

            They usually have different french pastries and bread. So you might want to grab some other things. I remember them being good, not Paris good but very good for a cafe/restaurant and way better than most bakeries in Austin.

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        fduran RE: floralprint Sep 1, 2011 08:38 AM

        If it is a french wine, forget my last reply. It sounds like a wine too.

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          lixlix RE: fduran Sep 1, 2011 12:06 PM

          pretty sure the caramel custard cake was implied. I have not found any on austin restaurant/bakery menus though I haven't asked for special requests.

          The problem comes from the expensive molds and the beeswax required to line the molds.

          I feel this is one of the things that Austin is missing now that the Macaron hunger is somewhat satiated.

        2. popvulture RE: floralprint Sep 1, 2011 09:45 AM

          La Patisserie might make them, or would maybe make them upon request. Worth a shot.

          1. tim irvine RE: floralprint Sep 3, 2011 06:38 AM

            Several long but terrific threads on making caneles on the home cooking board.

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              the_sommerland_way RE: floralprint Sep 4, 2011 08:51 PM

              I've never seen them in town. I use some silicone molds I brought back from Bordeaux, it's a long day of baking but worth it.

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                laurinaustin RE: floralprint Sep 9, 2011 08:32 AM

                I confirm that Artisan Bistro carries caneles de Bordeaux.

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