Dish: petit fours

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Petit Fours
White Cake (either from the ground up,
as below, or from a mix).

Cake.
2 1/4 mugs cake flour.
1 1/2 mugs granulated sugar.
3 1/2 tsps cooking powder.
1 tsp salt.
1/2 mug reducing.
1 mug milk, split.
1 tsp vanilla remove.
4 egg whites (1/2 mug).

Preheat stove to 350 levels F.

Measure flourStep sugar, baking powderCooking salt, shortening, 2/3 cup of mug milk and vanilla and also into remove right into huge. Mix 1/2 min on reduced rate, scuffing dish regularly. Beat 2 mins on high rate, scratching dish sometimes.

Cut cake right into little squares, rounds, rubies, hearts, or various other expensive forms with little cookie cutters.

Put Petit Fours Icing over leading so whole cake item is covered at one time. Enhance tops with silver dragees, sweet blossoms, gumdrop roses or Decorators’ Icing (listed below).

KEEP IN MIND: Petit Fours can likewise be polished by positioning each cake item on a hand over topping (in dual central heating boiler) as well as spooning the polish over each. With spatula or an additional fork, press cake off onto cake rack to establish polish.

Petit Fours Icing.
9 mugs filtered confectioners’ sugar (concerning 2 extra pounds).
1/2 mug water.
1/2 mug light corn syrup.
1 tsp vanilla essence.
1/2 tsp almond remove.

Get rid of from warm, leaving topping over warm water to maintain it slim. If preferred, color components of topping fragile pastel shades with food shade.

Designers’ Icing.
2 mugs confectioners’ sugar.
1 tbsp water.

Mix confectioners’ sugar and also water. Include a lot more water, 1 tsp at once, up until topping is of the uniformity that can be made use of conveniently in a designers’ tube and also yet hold its form. Returns 3/4 mug.

Petit Fours Variation.
Prior to putting topping over Petit Fours, polish each cake item with Apricot Glaze.

Apricot Glaze.
1 (12 ounce) container apricot protects.
3 tbsps water.

Location a Petit Four on fork; hold over pan as well as put cozy polish over each. Luster with Petit Fours Icing as routed over.

Put Petit Fours Icing over leading so whole cake item is covered at one time. Eliminate from warm, leaving topping over warm water to maintain it slim. If preferred, color components of topping fragile pastel shades with food shade. Include extra water, 1 tsp at a time, till topping is of the uniformity that can be made use of conveniently in a designers’ tube and also yet hold its form. Luster with Petit Fours Icing as routed over.

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