Chocolate Petit Fours

These bite sized cakes are an elegant alternative to cookies or brownies. Let your imagination guide you when you decorate them. Top with a LINDOR Heart for a perfect Valentine’s Day treat.

30 minutes
12 people

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 Lindt EXCELLENCE 70% Cacao dark chocolate chopped
  • 6 Tbsp butter
  • ¾ to 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 3 Tbsp flour
  • 3 Tbsp finely ground almonds
  • Petits fours baking forms

Lindt Chocolate In This Recipe

Method

Step 1.

Preheat oven to 400°F, and grease the petit fours baking forms.

Step 2.

Melt the chocolate, butter, and sugar in a double boiler. Remove from heat.

Step 3.

Add the eggs, flour and almonds. Stir until combined.

Step 4.

Fill the petits fours molds ¾ of the way and, before baking, decorate with ingredients such as candied orange peel, candied fruits, chopped nuts, fresh pear cubes, raspberries, lemon or orange pulp. (See Variation below)

Step 5.

Bake for 10 minutes.

Step 6.

Variation: Bake the petits fours ungarnished, then cool and place a LINDOR Heart on top. Bake the petits fours ungarnished, then cool and decorate with coloured sugar, powdered sugar, cocoa powder, candied violets, candied fruits, or fresh berries. Replace the 70% Excellence with Excellence

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