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Recipes Inspired by Beauty and the Beast

Celebrate this tale as old as time with dishes inspired by the fairy tale's French country setting, its enchanted castle and all your favorite characters. These recipes invite you to be our guest for a truly magical Beauty and the Beast party.

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Chocolate-Dipped Strawberry Meringue Roses

Chocolate-Dipped Strawberry Meringue Roses

These sweet and simple treats represent the enchanted rose from the Beast’s castle, which counts down the time left for the Beast to find true love. Pile them under a glass cloche to add an extra wink to the movie.

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Three-Cheese SoufflesTaste of Home

Three-Cheese Souffles

After refusing to dine with the Beast on her first night at the castle, she admits to the servants she’s just a bit hungry. They pull out all the stops with an over-the-top feast, which includes a pillow-topped souffle like this one.
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Earl Grey Tea CookiesTaste of Home

Earl Grey Tea Cookies

Inspired by wise Mrs. Potts and her peppy son, Chip, these tender cookies are the perfect partner to a spot of tea.
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Whole Wheat French BreadTaste of Home

Whole Wheat French Bread

We can’t help but think Belle would grab a crusty loaf of this fresh-baked bread to enjoy while paging through her favorite book in the square of her little country village.
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Black Forest TartTaste of Home

Black Forest Tart

To reach the Beast’s castle, Belle must journey through a dark and foreboding forest. We’re pretty sure if it ended with a sweet cheery topping and chocolate drizzle, we would’ve braved the forest, too.
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Lemon Thyme Green TeaTaste of Home

Lemon Thyme Green Tea

This bright herbal tea, served up by Mrs. Potts, no doubt, is calming enough to soothe even the Beast’s hottest of temper tantrums.
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Country Brunch SkilletTaste of Home

Country Brunch Skillet

Loaded with hearty potatoes, bacon and-of course-topped with plenty of eggs, this is the way we think Gaston starts every very-manly day.
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Miniature Castle CakesTaste of Home

Miniature Castle Cakes

When the Beast’s spell is broken, he entire castle transforms into a sparkling sunny place that’s filled with love, much like these sweet little cakes with candy embellishments.
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Rose Petal HoneyTaste of Home

Rose Petal Honey

At tea time or brunch, pay homage to the Beast’s enchanted rose with this unique and lovely honey made with real rose petals.
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Mom's Favorite White CakeTaste of Home

Mom's Favorite White Cake

The castle servants welcome Belle with a huge dinner spread, including a bounty of pies and cakes decorated to impress. This pretty white cake is perfect for any celebration, and even includes a wink to the enchanted rose with the strawberry-mint adornment on top.
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Giant Monster CookiesTaste of Home

Giant Monster Cookies

The Beast may look like a giant monster, be we know he has a sweet side-just like these oversize peanut butter cookies.
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Classic French Onion SoupTaste of Home

Classic French Onion Soup

This extra cozy soup with a bubbling, cheesy top is the perfect way to warm up after a playful snowball fight in the castle’s courtyard.
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Jellied Champagne DessertTaste of Home

Jellied Champagne Dessert

At the end of the song “Be Our Guest”‘ champagne bottles pop, shooting bubbles across the dining room as Belle is welcomed to the castle. These fun champagne gelatin treats might make for a little easier cleanup after the celebration.
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Strawberry-Lemon Crepe CakeTaste of Home

Strawberry-Lemon Crepe Cake

Crepes are a classic French dish that are like very thin, delicate pancakes. We wouldn’t be surprised to see them piled high and filled with bright strawberry and lemon flavor at one of Belle and the Beast’s breakfasts.
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Hazelnut Chocolate MousseTaste of Home

Hazelnut Chocolate Mousse

While singing “Be Our Guest,” Lumiere nudges Belle to “Try the gray stuff, it’s delicious!” And while this chocolaty dessert isn’t quite gray, we’re sure it’s just as good as the mousse-like treat offered on his tray.
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French Apple TartTaste of Home

French Apple Tart

The baker in Belle’s village may have his own version of this beautiful French pastry, but we’re willing to bet this buttery homemade version is just as delicious.
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Chocolate Chip Red Velvet Whoopie PiesTaste of Home

Chocolate Chip Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

Celebrate the moment Belle and the Beast’s love breaks the curse with these sweet, heart-shaped whoopie pies with a fun, chocolate chip filling.
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Lemon Tart with Almond CrustTaste of Home

Lemon Tart with Almond Crust

This sunny tart has the same lovely yellow color as Belle’s iconic gown she wears while dancing with the Beast.

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