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By Hannah Whitley

Canelés come to California


Last updated 7/5/2018 at 5:04pm

Hannah Whitley

Wildomar resident Adam Charron, a student at University of California Riverside who is studying French, discovers a love of canelés, a traditional French pastry, while visiting the Bordeaux region in France. He is opening a home business, Canelé Californie, to make and sell them in the Inland Empire.

From the Bordeaux region in France, to Wildomar, California, Adam Charron returned in April 2018 from his nine-month study at the University of Bordeaux with a recipe for canelés, pronounced "can-uh-lays," and is now opening the Inland Empire's first home business canelé shop, Canelé Californie.

The bite-sized pastry is known for its fluted shape, caramelized crust and silky vanilla-rum custard in the center of the treat.

The canelé is a French pastry from 15th century Bordeaux and has been enjoyed in little shops all over France with cups of coffee and red wine. Charron's first enco...

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