Where to Find Galette des Rois in Texas in 2024

Galette des rois

Whether celebrated for religious reasons, or just as a celebratory holiday, Epiphany offers an incredible balm for the heart in the bleak period following Christmas and New Year’s. And, luckily, there are many French and American pastry chefs happy to perpetuate this tradition on Texan soil with their galettes des rois.

Houston

New to the list this year are the galettes of Chef’s Providence, which you may know from the Woodlands Farmers Market. Each one serves 6, and is available in two flavors, a traditional frangipane, and an apple jam, both priced at $41. You can order yours by telephone throughout the month of January for pickup in-store. (346) 831-5275. 14300 Cornerstone Village Drive, Suite 218, Houston, or Saturdays at The Woodlands Farmers Market.

Starting on Friday, January 5, French Gourmet Bakery will offer its traditional galette of creamy frangipane, which serves 12 and comes with a crown and fève, for $55. Order online or by phone for pickup on Friday or Saturday afternoons in-store. French Gourmet Bakery, 2250 Westheimer Rd. – (713) 524-3744

French Gourmet Bakery

The galette des rois at Magnol is filled with almond cream, and offered in two sizes: for 8 ($55) or for 10 ($62). You can order through the end of the month, just make sure you place your order at least 24 hours in advance. Magnol, 1500 North Post Oak #160 – (281) 846-6661.

La Tartine de Houston offers a traditional galette with almond cream that serves 6, at a price of $30. Order at least 48 hours in advance, online or by phone. 1570 South Dairy Ashford Suite B1 – (713) 360-6771.

At Flo Paris, the traditional frangipane galette des rois serves 6-8 people. It’s priced at $40, and available throughout January. Order by phone, or in-store. Flo Paris Westheimer, 5757 Westheimer Rd Ste 105; Flo Paris Downtown, 919 Milam St Ste T800. – (713) 706 4442

Bonjour Café won’t have a galette des rois this year, but they will have a brioche des rois with candied fruits, a crown, and santons. This dessert of kings, in the tradition of the South of France, is available for $32, and feeds 6-8 people. Bonjour Café, 20829 Kingsland Blvd, Suite A, Katy.

The restaurant Brasserie du Parcwill also offer a traditional galette des rois this year, which serves 8 and costs $40. Order by phone at (832) 879-2802, or text them at (832) 367-8940, for pickup at the restaurant. Brasserie du Parc, 1440 Lamar Street, Houston

Austin

Julie Myrtille’s classic frangipane galette is “light and crispy,” promises the eponymous pastry chef. The galette serves 6 and costs $45. It is accompanied by a porcelaine fève and crown, and is available to order online for pickup throughout the month of January. Julie Myrtille, 1023 Springdale RD. Building 1D.

La galette à la frangipane de Julie Myrtille. © Julie Myrtille

Saveurs La Boulangerie offers two sizes of frangipane galette, serving 6 ($49) or 8 people ($65). You can order them through January 20. Sylvie is taking orders by phone at (210) 639 31 65. Saveurs, 3801 N Capital of Tx Hwy, Suite D 180.

Violette Bakehouse has added its frangipane galette to our list, available in 3 sizes: for 4 people ($30), for 6 people ($37), and for 8 people ($45). Order yours three days in advance online for pickup at 101 colorado street, Austin (maison particulière). Les galettes seront disponibles tout le mois de janvier.

Dallas

Salut Paris Bakery returns to the list this year with their frangipane galette available in two sizes, one for 4 at $30, and the other for 8 at $40. You can order your galette throughout the month of January by phone, online, or in-store. Salut Paris Bakery 13350 Dallas Parkway, Dallas.

New this year is the galette from Madeleinery, the queen of madeleines, whose frangipane galette is available in three sizes: individual slices for $7, a $35 galette that serves 6, and a $42 galette that serves 8. Order 48 hours in advance by phone at (962) 795-1041, or by Instagram, for pickup in the Trader Joe’s parking lot at 5550 W Lovers Ln Ste 168, Dallas, or for home delivery ($6 charge).

As they do every year, the HEB group’s Central Market will offer a frangipane galette priced at $19.99, which comes with a fève and crown. Pickup available in-store.

Through Saturday, January 6, the bakery-pastry shop Village Baking Co offers childlike reminiscences with their galettes – Clint Cooper, the Texan head baker, trained in village bakeries in France – made from almond cream and adorned with traditional ceramic fèves, in the form of baby Jesus and the Eiffel Tower. Order in-store at one of their three locations, or online. Village Baking Co, Lower Greenville, 1921 Greenville Ave. – (214) 821-3477; Knox St., 3219 Knox St. Suite #130 – (214) 258-5183; OakLawn, 3218 OakLawn Ave. (214) 833-3020.

San Antonio

Saveurs La Boulangerie offers two sizes of their frangipane galette, for 6 people ($45), or for 8 ($60). They can be ordered through January 31. Sylvie is taking orders at (210) 639 31 65. Saveurs, 207 Broadway, San Antonio

This article was originally published in French on French Morning. It has been translated by Catherine Rickman.

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