Nut Crackle

Yield: about ½ cup (enough to garnish 1 cake or tart, or 6 individual desserts) Recipe: 86/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 321 Needing a garnish for a dessert that I wanted to make, I made this simple yet elegant nut crackle garnish. For my particular dessert I doubled the recipe, and for some reason the “crackle” never … Continue reading

Nut-Crust Tart Shell

Yield: one 9-inch baked tart shell Recipe: 25/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 113     This nutty dough recipe somehow looks good even before it is baked, even just rolled up in a ball. As seems to be often the case for me, I had a little trouble making this dough. I have now come … Continue reading