Almond Tuiles

Preparation info
  • Makes

    18 to 20

    • Difficulty


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By James Peterson

Published 2009

  • About

Tuile is French for “tile,” specifically a curved tile you might see on a roof in Italy or Los Angeles. There are many ways to make the pastry versions, but most contain egg white and just enough flour to get them to hold together when the batter is spread thinly on the surface of a buttered sheet pan or, better, on a silicone baking liner as shown here. These tuiles contain sliced almonds, which add flavor and crunch. Because they stiffen within seconds of coming out of the oven,