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This month’s challenge is brought to us by Karen of Bake My Day and Zorra of 1x umruehren bitte aka Kochtopf. They have chosen Tuiles from The Chocolate Book by Angélique Schmeink and Nougatine and Chocolate Tuiles from Michel Roux.

Here is my advice…

1. Do not let your two year old sit up on the counter and help you. Though she was cute it was very difficult to shape anything.
2. Do not ever make that peach sorbet again… it was gross!

I did not include the sorbet recipe because it really was not good at all and it never froze so that’s why I had to resort to an ice cream. I also made a blackberry sauce to go along with the tuiles and mmmmm seriously so good! I love a good berry sauce.

Tuiles

What Is Tuiles?

Tuiles come from French cooking.

Tuiles are baked wafers that are arced in shape, wafer thin, crisp, sweet, or savory.

Tuiles are often served as an accompaniment of other dishes.

Are Blackberries Good For You?

Blackberries are rich in potassium, magnesium and calcium, as well as vitamins A, C, E and most of our B vitamins.

Blackberries also contain powerful antioxidants.

Tuiles

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Prep Time: 40 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 20 small butterflies

Ingredients

For the Blackberry Sauce

  • 1 1/2 Cups Blackberries
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar

For the Tuiles

  • 65 grams / ¼ cup / 2.3 ounces softened butter not melted but soft
  • 60 grams / ½ cup / 2.1 ounces sifted confectioner’s sugar
  • 1 sachet vanilla sugar 7 grams or substitute with a dash of vanilla extract
  • 2 large egg whites slightly whisked with a fork
  • 65 grams / 1/2 cup / 2.3 ounces sifted all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder/or food coloring of choice
  • Butter/spray to grease baking sheet

Instructions

  • !For the Sauce
  • Puree the berries in a food processor and then sprinkle with a little sugar until you get the desired sweetness.

For the Tuiles

  • Oven: 180C / 350F
  • Using a hand whisk or a stand mixer fitted with the paddle (low speed) and cream butter, sugar and vanilla to a paste.
  • Keep stirring while you gradually add the egg whites.
  • Continue to add the flour in small batches and stir to achieve a homogeneous and smooth batter/paste. Be careful to not over mix.
  • Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and chill in the fridge for at least 30 minutes to firm up. (This batter will keep in the fridge for up to a week, take it out 30 minutes before you plan to use it).
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or grease with either butter/spray and chill in the fridge for at least 15 minutes. This will help spread the batter more easily if using a stencil/cardboard template such as the butterfly.
  • Press the stencil on the baking sheet and use an off sided spatula to spread batter. Leave some room in between your shapes.
  • Mix a small part of the batter with the cocoa and a few drops of warm water until evenly colored.
  • Use this colored batter in a paper piping bag and proceed to pipe decorations on the wings and body of the butterfly.
  • Bake butterflies in a preheated oven (180C/350F) for about 5-10 minutes or until the edges turn golden brown.
  • Immediately release from baking sheet and proceed to shape/bend the cookies in the desired shape. These cookies have to be shaped when still warm, you might want to bake a small amount at a time.
Nutrition Facts
Tuiles
Amount Per Serving (1 batch)
Calories 1125
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 139.8mg47%
Carbohydrates 147.5g49%
Fiber 13.2g55%
Sugar 86.7g96%
Protein 17.5g35%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Cade and Carrian have three children and love to spend time together whether it’s vacationing or snuggled up on the couch for a good movie.

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14 comments

  • Your tuiles look fantastic and the blackberry sauce sounds divine! It sounds like it would have made a wonderful pairing if your peach sorbet had turned out!

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  • Congrats on the awards! I appreciate your kind words and always love seeing such beautiful and delicious food on your blog. Keep up the great work!

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  • Don’t you love blackberries? I can’t wait for spring!

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  • Blackberry sauce sounds delicious. Sorry about the peach sorbet. Your tuiles still look great though 🙂

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  • Yeah..my kids are banned from all DAring Baker challanges!!!!
    Congrats on your award..and I am honored that you thought of me. Thank you so very much!

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  • Love your flower tuile bowls. Too bad on the sorbet, but the blackberry sauce sounds wonderful.

    Congrats on the awards, too.

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  • oh–and your tuiles look fantastic, too. 🙂

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  • Thank you! I love your blog. You are so sweet. 🙂

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  • I am sorry that you didn’t like your peach sorbet. I think blackberry sauce work pretty well with your tuiles.
    Cheers,
    Elra

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  • Hi Carrian! I love your honesty in this post!! 😉 That blackberry sauce sounds wonderful!

    Congrats on your awards and thank you so much passing along to me!!

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  • What a beautiful recipe!! Thanks so much for the awards and huge congrats to you too!

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  • i love how you made little flower shaped serving cups! sorry the sorbet didn’t turn out.

    thanks so much for the awards 🙂

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  • I want to try the blackberry sauce! Sorry the peach sorbet didn’t set up and Thanks for the awards!
    Great job on your first DB challenge!~

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  • I think your tuiles are shaped beautifully and your blackberry sauce looks delicious! Thanks for the kind words about my blog!

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