02 Sep '11, 2pm

Only Slightly Pretentious Food: Recipe: Mont Blancs

Only Slightly Pretentious Food: Recipe: Mont Blancs

Before I start, I want to dedicate this experience to my dear friend C. and to the sweetness of dreams pursued. This wouldn't have been possible without her patient and provisional help, in fact, I've found the secret to posting good step-by-step photos- have someone else execute the steps for you! This is her demonstration of the first step to glorious tea-time treats. This dough is Dorie Greenspan's Sweet Tart Dough, which she weighs out to 20 grams and then presses into individual, greased tart tins. These are then baked blind for 20 minutes, till just browned. They are then filled with frangipane and baked again, so don't overbake them the first time. The recipes for both are easily available online. This post, like all good things, was bourne out of greed. I never used to like Mont Blancs, in fact, I never used to like chestnut. I still don't really. I like little one...

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