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Duchesses

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Ingredients
  Egg whites 2
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ground hazelnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Toasted hazelnuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Semi sweet chocolate 20 Ounce (Two 10 Ounce Pieces)
Directions

Preheat the oven to 250°.
Beat the egg whites with half the sugar till stiff.
Carefully fold in the ground nuts, then the remaining sugar.
Spoon the mixture into a pastry bag fitted with a plain wide tube.
Pipe 1 inch wide fingers about 3 inches long onto a baking sheet lined with rice paper.
Sprinkle with chopped toasted hazelnuts and bake for 1 1/2 hours.
Cut paper around fingers with a sharp knife, then remove from baking sheet.
Melt the chocolate.
Spread rice-papered sides of half the fingers with chocolate and join to remaining fingers.
Leave to set.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
100 Minutes
Ready In: 
120 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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