List of recipes using Icing sugar: 54 recipes

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List of recipes using Icing sugar
Amaretti
Amaretti
Amaretti are little Italian almond biscuits. They are a bit like meringues, very sweet, and made with ground almonds.
45K4.5 1 hour 3 min. May 31th 2015
Amiens macaroons
Amiens macaroons
These macaroons, famous since the 16th century, are small, soft almond-flavoured cakes. This recipe is much easier to make than the one for the classic Parisian macarons.
73K5 49 min. February 13th 2013
Arizona cupcakes
Arizona cupcakes
Cupcakes are small sponge cakes. In their original American version, they are usually decorated with brightly coloured icing. Here's a version inspired by the famous saguaro cactus, so common in Arizona.
167K 14.6 1 hour 49 min. October 13th 2010
Arlesian Biscuits
Arlesian Biscuits
These small almond and lemon-flavoured biscuits have a short, melt-in-the-mouth texture. They are known as "sablés arlésiens" in French.
49K5 1 hour 33 min. July 30th 2014
Brioche slices with almond cream
Brioche slices with almond cream
A brioche slice, soaked in rum syrup and covered with almond cream, then browned in the oven. It's a dessert, and also a pastry which goes very well with tea or coffee at the end of the afternoon, especially when it's cold outside.
184K4.1 54 min. June 13th 2013
Calissons
Calissons
Calissons are a sweet from Provence - Aix-en-Provence is famous for them - made with almonds and candied fruit, covered with royal icing. This is a slightly simplified version, which is every bit as good.
112K 53.3 1 hour 28 min. February 12th 2012
Chocolate almond cookies
Chocolate almond cookies
Cookies made with ground almonds, chocolate chips and a little cocoa.
203K 14.3 1 hour 49 min. February 21th 2011
Chocolate madeleines
Chocolate madeleines
Simple and delicious, goes very well with tea or coffee.
280K3.8 1 hour 15 min. March 10th 2019
Cigarettes Russes (Piroulines)
Cigarettes Russes (Piroulines)
The French name for these tubular biscuits means "Russian cigarettes". Cigarettes Russes are perfect for serving with ice cream or other desserts. The basic biscuit is fairly easy to make; the tricky bit is rolling the tube once cooked.
72K 34.5 46 min. May 25th 2014
Coconut "croute à thé"
Coconut "croute à thé"
Here's a coconut version of the classic French "croute à thé" cake. The double coconut flavour comes from the sweetcrust pastry as well as the filling.
2,546 52 min. August 29th 2021
Coconut tuiles
Coconut tuiles
Delicate tuiles with coconut. Very thin, they are both crunchy and melt-in-the-mouth. Delicious on their own or to accompany an ice-cream or cream dessert, perhaps a sophisticated one like coconut-vanilla cream for Elsa .
276K4.8 1 hour 12 min. October 13th 2010
Croute à thé
Croute à thé
Under this strange name (literally "crust for tea") there hides a delicious cake in crusty sweet pastry, filled with a smooth almond mixture and icing sugar on top. It's an excellent cake for tea time, but it goes very well with fruit salad for example.
235K 14.9 1 hour 12 min. May 5th 2021
Diamond biscuits
Diamond biscuits
These round biscuits no doubt get their name from the coating of sparkling sugar crystals around the edge.
22K 1 hour 47 min. December 30th 2019
Finger biscuits
Finger biscuits
These small biscuits, that look a bit like savoy biscuits, are delicious alone or with Champagne, but are also the base for charlottes or Tiramisu.
302K5 50 min. July 30th 2021
Gâteau Nantais
Gâteau Nantais
This traditional cake from the French city of Nantes is deliciously moist, flavoured with almonds, vanilla and rum. For the finishing touch, the top is covered with boozy white icing.
29K3.9 1 hour 28 min. January 8th 2017
Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis
Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis
A small chocolate cake, still runny in the middle, served with a raspberry coulis.
301K5 1 hour 21 min. October 3rd 2010
Hazelnut and orange cake
Hazelnut and orange cake
A very elegant cake topped with a sprinkling of hazelnut crumble, and with a double helping of orange flavour from chopped candied peel and the orange syrup soaked into the cake after cooking. The recipe is rather sophisticated, inspired by those used by pastry cooks at the INBP. It is a bit...
20K5 2 hours 15 min. January 23th 2019
Jam doughnuts
Jam doughnuts
These were originally a traditional German treat (Berliner Pfannkuchen in German): big fried doughnuts filled with jam and sprinkled with icing sugar.
132K4.5 4 hours 23 min. May 27th 2011
Linzer torte
Linzer torte
Linzer torte, or tart from Linz (Austria), has a cinnamon-flavoured crust filled with raspberry jam. The special and rather crumbly sweet pastry used for the case is made with cinnamon, ground almonds and the yolks of hard-boiled eggs. There are many different versions. In this rather unusual one,...
28K4.7 1 hour 5 min. November 27th 2016
Little Christmas biscuits
Little Christmas biscuits
These little chocolate biscuits are decorated with marzipan. They are ideal to accompany a festive dessert.
71K 24.2 2 hours 41 min. December 23th 2012
Macarons (the original French macaroons)
Macarons (the original French macaroons)
This recipe really is "of the moment": the success of these small, highly-coloured cakes, in an infinite variety of flavours, is impressive. It's a recipe which needs some care, in order to produce a result worthy of a professional pastrychef. No problem, I will guide you through the recipe,...
1.5M 714.6 2 hours 38 min. October 3rd 2019
Millefeuille
Millefeuille
Millefeuille is one of the best pastries available, if it is well made, i.e.: 2 layers of light vanilla cream between 3 layers of fine crispy (possibly caramelized) puff pastry.
298K4.6 1 hour 42 min. October 13th 2010
Mini lemon millefeuilles
Mini lemon millefeuilles
These dainty and delicious mini millefeuilles have layers of puff pastry filled with lemon confectioner's custard (pastry cream). They are a bit tricky because they are quite fragile and do not keep well once assembled. But freshly made, they are a true delight.
18K 2 hours 22 min. March 25th 2018
Mirlitons
Mirlitons
Mirlitons are little puff-pastry tarts with an almond cream filling.
57K4.1 1 hour 27 min. August 19th 2015
Moist Lemon Cake
Moist Lemon Cake
This is similar to the basic "four quarters" cake, but with the delicious double lemon flavour that comes from using both zest and juice.
39K5 46 min. March 9th 2016
Nanou's chocolate cake
Nanou's chocolate cake
A moist melting cake, very very chocolaty...
251K4.6 1 hour 45 min. June 22th 2013
Oat financiers for Louise
Oat financiers for Louise
These moist little petit-four cakes are called 'financiers' in French, as they are similar in shape to gold ingots! They go very well with tea or coffee. In this version, the usual ground almonds are replaced with rolled oats, blended to a powdery texture.
78K 23.9 45 min. October 21th 2012
Paris-Brest
Paris-Brest
The Paris-Brest is a famous French patisserie: a ring of choux pastry, scattered with flaked almonds and icing sugar and filled with a praline cream. The name comes from a historic cycle race between Paris and Brest (600 km or 372 miles), as the shape is like a bicycle wheel.
161K4.6 2 hours 18 min. May 8th 2011
Pink Reims biscuits
Pink Reims biscuits
These biscuits are a speciality of Reims. They have a light texture, rather like finger biscuits, and are traditionally rectangular and coloured pink.
71K3.8 46 min. February 12th 2014
Pistachio "Financiers"
Pistachio "Financiers"
This version of the traditional French financiers is just as moist as the original but with a delicious pistachio flavour.
54K4 34 min. March 10th 2019
Pistachio madeleines
Pistachio madeleines
Firm on the outside, soft in the centre and with a prominent pistachio flavour, these madeleines are truly delicious.
88K 25 1 hour 39 min. March 10th 2019
Saint Honoré cake
Saint Honoré cake
The Saint Honoré cake is a famous example of French patisserie. It consists of a puff pastry base surrounded by a ring of caramel-coated choux puffs and topped with whipped cream (Chantilly). It is a bit tricky to make, but this recipe gives you all the hints you need.
94K4.7 2 hours 51 min. April 14th 2013
Santiago Cake
Santiago Cake
Santiago cake (or Torta de Santiago) has a lovely moist texture. It is made with almonds and lemon and contains no butter or flour. This Spanish speciality from Galicia is still often decorated with the cross of St James.
45K5 52 min. April 24th 2016
Sicilian Epiphany Pie
Sicilian Epiphany Pie
This is a Sicilian version of the French Epiphany dessert, the "galette des rois". The puff pastry has a pistachio cream and ricotta filling with diced candied fruit.
45K3 1 hour 1 min. January 1st 2020
Stuffed prunes
Stuffed prunes
Stuffed prunes are a sweetmeat made with halved dried prunes sandwiched together around a morsel of marzipan flavoured with Armagnac.
14K 20 min. July 18th 2018
Succès praliné (praline meringue)
Succès praliné (praline meringue)
The "succès" (success) is a classic of traditional French patisserie, made with two layers of almond meringue filled with praline butter cream. It's very rich and a little old-fashioned these days, but still has many faithful fans. The original recipe comes from the master chef Gaston Lenôtre, and...
301K 34.4 4 hours 16 min. June 20th 2010
Tarte Normande
Tarte Normande
This tart showcases ingredients from Normandy: the sweet pastry case is baked blind, then filled with apple sticks sautéed in Calvados, and a cream-egg mixture. The tart is then baked and dusted with icing sugar when cold.
19K 1 hour 30 min. December 30th 2019
Toasted almond cake
Toasted almond cake
A layer cake, with toasted almonds in the chocolate part.
211K4.4 2 hours 2 min. July 5th 2016
Walnut short bread
Walnut short bread
Those little biscuits are with good walnut taste, because walnut are shortly roasted before powdered, it's very simple and efficient.
122K4.3 3 hours 1 min. October 2nd 2011
Brioche royale
Brioche royale
Brioche royale is a very rich brioche, made with candied fruit, toasted hazelnuts and chocolate chips. Just before baking, it is topped with "macaronade": a macaroon-style mixture of ground almonds and sugar with egg white. This creates a crust when baked and gives the brioche its elegant finish.
24K2 16 hours 47 min. May 5th 2019
X-Files cookies
X-Files cookies
These cookies made with lime and almonds are a sure-fire hit with children. They enjoy the amusing shape, of course, but also the delicious flavour.
87K4.1 3 hours 35 min. May 27th 2012
Almond cream or frangipane
Almond cream or frangipane
Light and delicious, it is used in a lot of desserts like tarts, cakes and pies (epiphany galette).
373K 25 23 min. October 29th 2014
Almond dacquoise
Almond dacquoise
A dacquoise is a sort of almond meringue that can be eaten like a biscuit or can be used as the base of more sophisticated desserts.
169K5 44 min. June 28th 2011
Armagnac marzipan
Armagnac marzipan
Almost the same as plain marzipan, but this almond paste is flavoured with a hint of Armagnac or Cognac.
18K5 9 min. September 12th 2018
Chocolate sweetcrust pastry
Chocolate sweetcrust pastry
This simplified sweetcrust pastry gets its chocolate flavour simply from cocoa powder, added towards the end of kneading. Chocolate aficionados will enjoy using this in all sorts of recipes that call for sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée).
31K1 16 min. July 4th 2018
Coconut paste
Coconut paste
Similar to marzipan or walnut paste, coconut paste can be used in a variety of cake or sweet recipes, but you can enjoy munching it just as it is.
226K4.5 15 min. October 13th 2010
Financier batter
Financier batter
This delicious mixture is for the classic little French cakes called "financiers" (because of their ingot shape), but it can also be used with fruit, like a clafoutis.
301K4.6 12 min. April 14th 2020
Marzipan (almond paste)
Marzipan (almond paste)
Very easy to do if you have a food processor which can slice or grate a lot of things.
584K 34.5 11 min. October 3rd 2010
Rich hazelnut buttercream
Rich hazelnut buttercream
This delicious preparation is an alternative to almond frangipane: a nutty buttercream enriched with eggs, designed to be cooked into various pastries.
70K4.1 40 min. November 15th 2017
Royal icing
Royal icing
Royal icing is a mixture of egg white and icing sugar. From its pasty consistency when fresh, it dries to give a lovely white crust.
155K4.7 13 min. February 12th 2012
Sweet pastry
Sweet pastry
This sweet pastry is one of the basics of French pâtisserie, just like shortcrust pastry (pâte brisée) and sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée). It is less rich in butter, so less "short" but crisper, it can be used in all tart recipes, or for any other pastry-based desserts.
25K 13 min. June 27th 2018
Swiss meringues
Swiss meringues
Swiss meringues are a variant of the classic French meringue. The eggs whites and sugar are beaten together in a bain-marie at first, then beaten stiff as normal. This makes for a firmer meringue which can be used to make small items or figures to decorate cakes or ice creams (such as mushrooms,...
91K3.8 1 hour 17 min. June 2nd 2015
Walnut paste
Walnut paste
Very similar to marzipan (almond paste) in method, walnut paste is very tasty.
250K 64.2 14 min. February 21th 2011
How to make marzipan decorations
How to make marzipan decorations
Making marzipan decorations for cakes or desserts is fairly simple. Here are some tips to make it even easier.
167K 25 13 min. October 13th 2010

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