Petit Fours

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Health Score:
3,9 / 10
Difficulty:
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Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr 45 min.
Preparation
ready in 13 h. 57 min.
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Ingredients

for
25
For the batter
6 eggs
150 grams sugar
1 pinch salt
100 grams Pastry flour
75 grams ground almonds
sugar
For the filling
250 grams Marzipan
125 grams powdered sugar
1 tablespoon Orange liqueur
250 grams Apricot jam
For decoration
2 egg whites
1 tablespoon lemon juice
500 grams powdered sugar
red Food coloring
Dark chocolate
Pistachio
Marzipan flower (for decoration)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation steps

1.

Preheat the oven to 200°C (approximately 400°F), Separate the eggs. Beat the egg yolks with half of the sugar until fluffy. Beat the egg whties with a pinch of salt until stiff and gradually sprinkle in the remaining sugar. Continue beating until the mixture attracts tips. Mix the flour and almonds. Fold the egg whites into the egg yolk mixture and gradually stir in the flour mixture.

Pour the batter onto a lined baking sheet (about 30x40cm) and bake for about 12 minutes. Remove from the oven and flip the cake onto a sugared kitchen towel. Let the cake cool completely. Cut into three equal strips.

2.

For the filling, knead the marzipan, powdered sugar, jam and the liqueur. Roll out until about 3 mm (approximately 1/4 inch) thick. Cut three strips the size of the cake strips. Alternately layer the cake strips and marzipan strips, ending with a marzipan strip.

3.

Cover and let rest overnight. Cut the cake into squares.

4.

To decorate, beat the egg whites with the lemon juice until stiff. Gradually stir in the powdered sugar until thick. Use red food coloring to dye the icing pink. Coat the petit fours with the icing and let dry. Decorate with melted chocolate, pistachios and marzipan figures. Allow to dry and serve in paper cases.