Fours pochés

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    • Ready in

      55 min

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By Le Cordon Bleu

Published 1999

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In French a ‘poche’ may refer to a piping bag, hence the name of these petits fours biscuits that are piped onto baking trays before being topped with either a cherry, almond or hazelnut.


  • 135 g ( oz) ground almonds
  • 90 g (3


  1. Preheat the oven to moderate 180°C (350°F/Gas 4). Line two baking trays with baking paper. Sift the ground almonds and sugar twice and place in a bowl with one or the egg whites, the apricot jam, vanilla and almond essence. Stir together and add just enough of t