Basler Dacquoise Sheet

Preparation info

  • Makes


    12-x-15½-x-½ inch sheet
    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Simple Art of Perfect Baking

By Flo Braker

Published 1984

  • About

Athin, crisp, not too sweet dacquoise, full of flavorful ground nuts—an asset to a grand multilayered dessert.

This is the foundation for Gift Box Gâteau.


  • 5 ounces (1 scant cup) unblanched almonds
  • ½ cup (100


Baking Preparations

Position rack in lower third of oven; preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Line the baking sheet with aluminum foil, leaving a 2-inch overhang at each short end o