Bite-Sized French Pastries for the Beginner Baker
By Sylvie Gruber
2023 • Page Street Publishing
Class up your afternoon with these beginner-friendly recipes for delicate and decadent tea time French pastries.
Add a bit of French flair to your next afternoon tea with these easy, delicious pastries from Sylvie Gruber, the baker and mastermind behind the A Baking Journey blog. Perfect for beginner bakers, these mouthwatering recipes for French pastries pack all the flavor of your Parisian favorites and none of the fuss. Using simple language and detailed directions, Sylvie carefully breaks down the ingredients, basic techniques and tools you’ll need to make French delicacies at home. Under her tutelage, once daunting French pastries will quickly become a cakewalk!
Try your hand at zesty Lime Madeleines, learn to make show-stopping Praline-Filled Sablés Sandwiches, or whip up some fancy Orange & Hazelnut Financiers with ease. All adorably small yet perfectly indulgent, the tartlets, mini cakes and bite-sized cookies included in this book are easily baked and much more manageable than their more complex counterparts, ensuring your pastries will be the hit of the afternoon.
With over 60 mouthwatering, easy-to-tackle recipes to choose from, this will undoubtedly become your go-to guide for all your favorite tea time treats. So, grab your rolling pin and your best beret, and get to work on these delicious desserts!
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