Petits Fours (1)

Preparation info

  • 26–30

    petits fours
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      20 min

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

  • About


  • 2 egg whites
  • 4 oz. ground almonds
  • 2 oz.


Whisk egg whites very stiffly and fold in mixed almonds and sugar very lightly, with the almond essence. Place the mixture in a forcing bag fitted with a large rose vegetable pipe and force it on to rice paper in rosettes or oblongs. Decorate with small pieces of cherry and angelica and bake in a moderate to warm oven (350°–335° F., Gas 4–3) till golden brown.