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Petit Fours

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A reminder of the bygone era, Petits Fours are best served for an afternoon tea or high tea. It is best accompanied by a hot cup of Darjeeling or Earl Grey tea!! Enjoy!!
Ingredients
  Cake flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs), sifted
  Double acting baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Heavy cream 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Egg whites 4
Directions

Getting Ready
1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
2. Greased and lightly flour a 13x9x2 inch cake tin.

Making
3. Sift together cake flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar.
4. Whip cream until thick.
5. Add sifted dry ingredients, egg whites and vanilla.
6. Beat for 2 minutes in an electric mixer or 300 strokes by
hand.
7. Pour into pan.
8. Bake for 35 to 50 minutes.
9. Cool 10 to 15 minutes; turn out on a cake rack.
10. Cool thoroughly.
11. Cut with fancy cutters or a sharp knife into small squares,
diamonds or any desired shape.
12. Frost with petit fours frosting.
13. Decorate with ornamental frosting.

Serving
Once the frosting has set, serve with a steaming cup of tea.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Cake Flour
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
125 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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