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Tuiles

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About the bake

Tuiles are classic, light French biscuits which you curl around the handle of a wooden spoon or rolling pin once baked to give them their unique shape.

20Total Time
15Prep Time
5Bake Time
8Serves
Easy

Method

  1. Step 1:

    Pre-heat the oven to 190°C, (fan 170°C, gas mark 5). Melt the butter and cool slightly.

  2. Step 2:

    Whisk the egg whites until stiff but not dry, then fold in the golden caster sugar, melted butter, flour and mixed spice.

  3. Step 3:

    Spoon onto baking trays lined with non-stick baking paper and spread each spoonful into a 10cm (4 in) circles. The mixture will be very thin.

  4. Step 4:

    Bake in batches for 5-6 minutes until they have a golden tinge.

  5. Step 5:

    Immediately remove from the tray, using a fish slice and wind the biscuits around the greased handles of wooden spoons or a rolling pin.

  6. Step 6:

    When cooled slightly remove from the handles and place on a wire rack to cool.

  7. Step 7:

    If the biscuits become hard during shaping return to the oven for a few seconds until softened.

Ingredients

    • 50g Butter (unsalted)
    • 2 Egg white(s) (free range)
    • 110g Billington's Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar
    • 50g Allinson's plain white flour
    • 1 tsp Mixed spice

Utensils

  • Whisk
  • Baking trays
  • Baking paper
  • Fish slice
  • Wooden spoon
  • Rolling pin
  • Cooling rack

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