List of recipes using Icing sugar: 56 recipes
List of recipes using Icing sugar
- Desserts : 43 recipes
- Baking : 1 recipe
- Recipes for kids : 1 recipe
- Basic recipes : 13 recipes
- Tips and tricks : 1 recipe
AmarettiAmaretti are little Italian almond biscuits. They are a bit like meringues, very sweet, and made with ground almonds.
56K4.5 1 hour 3 min. May 31th 2015
Amiens macaroonsThese 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.
82K5 49 min. February 13th 2013
Arizona cupcakesCupcakes 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.
177K 14.6 1 hour 49 min. October 13th 2010
Arlesian BiscuitsThese small almond and lemon-flavoured biscuits have a short, melt-in-the-mouth texture. They are known as "sablés arlésiens" in French.
59K5 1 hour 33 min. July 30th 2014
Brioche slices with almond creamA 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.
196K4.1 54 min. June 13th 2013
CalissonsCalissons 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.
125K 53.3 1 hour 28 min. February 12th 2012
Chocolate almond cookiesCookies made with ground almonds, chocolate chips and a little cocoa.
218K 14.3 1 hour 49 min. February 21th 2011
Chocolate madeleinesSimple and delicious, goes very well with tea or coffee.
290K3.8 1 hour 15 min. March 10th 2019
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.
87K 54.5 46 min. May 25th 2014
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.
9,568 52 min. August 29th 2021
Coconut tuilesDelicate 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 .
301K4.8 1 hour 12 min. October 13th 2010
Croute à théUnder 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.
277K 14.9 1 hour 12 min. May 5th 2021
Diamond biscuitsThese round biscuits no doubt get their name from the coating of sparkling sugar crystals around the edge.
38K 1 hour 47 min. December 30th 2019
Finger biscuitsThese small biscuits, that look a bit like savoy biscuits, are delicious alone or with Champagne, but are also the base for charlottes or Tiramisu.
320K5 50 min. July 30th 2021
Gâteau NantaisThis 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.
38K3.9 1 hour 28 min. January 8th 2017
Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulisA small chocolate cake, still runny in the middle, served with a raspberry coulis.
315K5 1 hour 21 min. October 3rd 2010
Hazelnut and orange cakeA 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...
34K5 2 hours 15 min. January 23th 2019
Jam doughnutsThese were originally a traditional German treat (Berliner Pfannkuchen in German): big fried doughnuts filled with jam and sprinkled with icing sugar.
142K4.5 4 hours 23 min. May 27th 2011
Linzer torteLinzer 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,...
39K4.7 1 hour 5 min. November 27th 2016
Little Christmas biscuitsThese little chocolate biscuits are decorated with marzipan. They are ideal to accompany a festive dessert.
78K 24.2 2 hours 41 min. December 23th 2012
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,...
1.6M 714.6 2 hours 38 min. October 3rd 2019
MillefeuilleMillefeuille 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.
314K4.6 1 hour 42 min. October 13th 2010
Mini lemon millefeuillesThese 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.
27K 2 hours 22 min. March 25th 2018
MirlitonsMirlitons are little puff-pastry tarts with an almond cream filling.
69K3.9 1 hour 20 min. May 23th 2023
Moist Lemon CakeThis is similar to the basic "four quarters" cake, but with the delicious double lemon flavour that comes from using both zest and juice.
49K5 46 min. March 9th 2016
Nanou's chocolate cakeA moist melting cake, very very chocolaty...
263K4.6 1 hour 45 min. June 22th 2013
Oat financiers for LouiseThese 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.
91K 23.9 45 min. October 21th 2012
Paris-BrestThe 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.
174K4.6 2 hours 18 min. May 8th 2011
Pink Reims biscuitsThese biscuits are a speciality of Reims. They have a light texture, rather like finger biscuits, and are traditionally rectangular and coloured pink.
97K3.8 46 min. February 12th 2014
Pistachio "Financiers"This version of the traditional French financiers is just as moist as the original but with a delicious pistachio flavour.
64K4 34 min. March 10th 2019
Pistachio madeleinesFirm on the outside, soft in the centre and with a prominent pistachio flavour, these madeleines are truly delicious.
98K 25 1 hour 39 min. March 10th 2019
Saint Honoré cakeThe 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.
105K4.7 2 hours 51 min. April 14th 2013
Santiago CakeSantiago 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.
58K5 52 min. April 24th 2016
Sicilian Epiphany PieThis 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.
58K3 1 hour 1 min. January 1st 2020
Stuffed prunesStuffed prunes are a sweetmeat made with halved dried prunes sandwiched together around a morsel of marzipan flavoured with Armagnac.
25K 20 min. July 18th 2018
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...
341K 34.4 4 hours 16 min. June 20th 2010
Tarte NormandeThis 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.
32K 1 hour 30 min. December 30th 2019
Toasted almond cakeA layer cake, with toasted almonds in the chocolate part.
224K4.4 2 hours 2 min. July 5th 2016
Viennese ShortbreadThe Viennese shortbread, or "Spritz", are small shortbread cakes, with a light vanilla taste and covered with chocolate.
948 3 hours 5 min. June 4th 2023
Walnut short breadThose little biscuits are with good walnut taste, because walnut are shortly roasted before powdered, it's very simple and efficient.
137K4.3 3 hours 1 min. December 5th 2022
Brioche royaleBrioche 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.
42K2 16 hours 47 min. May 5th 2019
X-Files cookiesThese 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.
95K4.1 3 hours 35 min. May 27th 2012
Almond cream or frangipaneLight and delicious, it is used in a lot of desserts like tarts, cakes and pies (epiphany galette).
423K 25 44 min. January 23th 2022
Almond dacquoiseA 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.
185K5 44 min. June 28th 2011
Armagnac marzipanAlmost the same as plain marzipan, but this almond paste is flavoured with a hint of Armagnac or Cognac.
32K5 9 min. September 12th 2018
Chocolate sweetcrust pastryThis 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).
46K1 16 min. July 4th 2018
Clementine ChantillyAs the Clementine season is now in full swing, I would like to tempt you to try this surprisingly different clementine-flavoured Chantilly. The recipe is very simple but delicious.
14K 20 min. February 2nd 2022
Coconut pasteSimilar 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.
265K 14 15 min. October 13th 2010
Financier batterThis 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.
320K4.6 12 min. April 14th 2020
Marzipan (almond paste)Very easy to do if you have a food processor which can slice or grate a lot of things.
610K 34.5 11 min. December 19th 2021
Rich hazelnut buttercreamThis delicious preparation is an alternative to almond frangipane: a nutty buttercream enriched with eggs, designed to be cooked into various pastries.
124K4.1 40 min. November 15th 2017
Royal icingRoyal icing is a mixture of egg white and icing sugar. From its pasty consistency when fresh, it dries to give a lovely white crust.
178K4.7 13 min. February 12th 2012
Sweet pastryThis 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.
41K 13 min. June 27th 2018
Swiss meringuesSwiss 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,...
104K3.8 1 hour 17 min. June 2nd 2015
Walnut pasteVery similar to marzipan (almond paste) in method, walnut paste is very tasty.
280K 63.5 14 min. February 21th 2011
How to make marzipan decorationsMaking marzipan decorations for cakes or desserts is fairly simple. Here are some tips to make it even easier.
196K 24.3 13 min. October 13th 2010