For 1 Crust for tea, you will need:
How long does it take?
Preparation Cooking Start to finish 31 min. 30 min. 1 hour 1 min. Keeping:
Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
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Step by step recipe
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Stage 1 -
Stage 2 -
Line mould: not easy, so don't be worry if it breaks up into pieces like in the photo...
The advantage of sweet crust pastry is that you can easily patch it up with offcuts.
Stage 3 -
Your goal is to get an even regular base with sides about 1 inch or 2-3 cm high.
Then put in the fridge. Preheat oven to 360°F (180°C).
Stage 4 -
Stage 5 -
Then add 2
, 3 drops food colouring (green) if desired, and mix with
until obtain a soft mix.
Because egg whites can differ in volume or weight, I advise you to add 1 first and mix, and then add remaining egg white in stages until getting the required soft texture.
Stage 6 -
Spread mixture in pastry case and bake for about 30 minutes.
Allow to cool on a rack, then sprinkle with ice sugar.
Serve in fairly thin slices. Remarks
It's best to allow the cake to cool in the tin, and then turn out and leave on a rack until cold.
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman ( change to a man). How much will it cost?
For 1 Crust for tea : 3.47 € Note : These prices are only approximate
And to drink?: A tea of course, and you will probably note that when it's cold or windy outside, this cake and the accompanying tea are even better in the warm inside. Source
This recipe uses (among others)
Sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Lemon Tart / Meringue Pie, Exotic fruit tart, Cherry and pistachio tarts, Pear and lime meringue pie, Plum tart, ... All Icing sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Coconut tuiles, Amaretti, Santiago Cake, Rich hazelnut buttercream, Little Christmas biscuits, ... All Ground almonds: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Stuffed prunes, Financiers, Gâteau Nantais, Apple Strudel, Marzipan (almond paste), ... All Egg white: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Armagnac marzipan, Pistachio powder or paste, Two-coloured chocolate-orange tart, Peach and verbena feuilleté, Chocolate mousse, ... All News list of cooking-ez.com
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