|Preparation||Cooking||Start to finish|
|1 hour 58 min.||20 min.||2 hours 18 min.|
|1||Prepare 350 g Confectioner's custard (Crème pâtissière, or French pastry cream). Incorporate 100 g Praline using a whisk or a maryse to make a praline cream.
|2||Prepare 350 g Choux pastry (pâte à choux).||20 min.|
|3||Place a sheet of cooking parchment face down on the worktop. Draw circles about 6 cm (2.5 inches) in diameter using a round object or cutter), leaving space between them.||10 min.|
|4||Place the sheet right way up on a baking sheet and stick the corners down with a little of the choux pastry mixture.
Preheat the oven to 210°C (420°F).
|5||Use a forcing bag with a nozzle diameter 10 to pipe rings of dough on the circles you have drawn.
With this method you can create perfectly round rings.
|6||Coat the tops with a little beaten egg using a brush.||5 min.|
|7||Scatter 50 g flaked almonds over the top, then a little icing sugar.||3 min.|
|8||Bake until the rings are well risen and golden brown.
Leave to cool on a wire rack.
|9||Begin the assembly: with a serrated knife, cut the rings horizontally through the middle.||3 min.|
|10||Remove the top, then fill the bottom with praline cream using a forcing bag with a large diameter (15)fluted nozzle...||3 min.|
|11||...until completely covered with praline cream.|
|12||Replace the top.||1 min.|
|13||Finish with another sprinkling of icing sugar and put to wait in the fridge.||20 min.|
For 6 cakes : 3.95 €
Per cake : 0.66 €
|Confectioner's custard (Crème pâtissière, or French pastry cream): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pear and lime meringue pie, Strawberries with mint and cream, Strawberry tart, St Tropez tart, Millefeuille, ... All|
|Choux pastry (pâte à choux): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Profiteroles, Saint Honoré cake, Puits d'amour, Chouquettes, Gougères, ... All|
|Praline: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Succès praliné (praline meringue), Praline rochers, ... All|
|Flaked almonds: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Nanou's chocolate cake, Flaked almond tart, Baked Alaska, Nougatine, Benoîton, ... All|
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