Miniature Cake Petits Fours

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Preparation info

  • Makes

    80

    Petits Fours
    • Difficulty

      Medium

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Baking

By James Peterson

Published 2009

  • About

A petit four can be virtually any miniature sweet thing— never more than a bite or two—usually served after dinner with coffee. Professional pastry chefs divide petits fours into two types: dry petits fours, which are really just miniature cookies, and fresh petits fours, which are miniature cakes or tarts. The miniature cakes are presented here, and two other fresh petits fours can be found in chapter 2—one kind consists of miniature pastry shells cooked