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Chocolate Petit Fours
12
Lindt Excellence 70% Cocoa bars,
15-30 minutes
Ambitious

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.

• 1 1/3 Lindt Excellence 70% Cocoa bars, 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

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METHOD

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

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

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

• 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)

• Bake for 10 minutes.

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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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