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Petits Fours

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Ingredients
For cake
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), softened (1 1/2 Sticks)
  Cream cheese 3 Ounce, softened
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cake flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sifted
  Eggs 3
For chocolate frosting
  Semisweet chocolate 4 Ounce, melted and cooled
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened (1 Stick)
  Amaretto liqueur 2 Teaspoon
  Icing 4 Tablespoon (For Decorations)
Directions

GETTING READY

1) Preheat the oven at 325 degrees for few minutes.
2) Take a jelly-roll pan and grease it.

MAKING

3) Making the cake: take the butter and cream cheese in a bowl and beat them to make the mixture fluffy.
4) Add sugar, vanilla and salt. Beat the mixture well.
5) Add flour and eggs alternately. Mix them properly.
6) Spread the batter evenly into the pan.
7) Bake the dish into oven at 325 degrees for 35 minutes.
8) Allow the cake to cool completely.
9) Now prepare the chocolate frosting. For this, take the chocolate, butter and amaretto in a bowl. Beat them well.
10) Slightly trim the edges of the cake and cut the cake into half crosswise to form two uniform rectangles.
11) Spread half of the frosting over one rectangle and them keep the second rectangle on top. Pour the remaining frosting over the second rectangle
12) Make 7 strips with this cake and then cut the strips diagonally to create 40 diamond shaped petits fours.
13) Decorate the petits fours with any decorative icing.

SERVING

14) Serve the dish in a serving platter.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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