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Tuiles & Daring Bakers – Junk Food Post #26

This month’s challenge is brought to us by Karen of Bake My Day and Zorra of 1x umruehren bitte aka Kochtopf. They have chosen Tuiles from The Chocolate Book by Angélique Schmeink and Nougatine and Chocolate Tuiles from Michel Roux.

So for this installment of unResolution month, two grand traditions have come together.  These being what can only become an annual BlogWellDone.com tradition, unResolution month, and what can only become a monthly BlogWellDone.com tradition, the Daring Bakers.  For those unaware of the Daring Bakers, it’s a secret organization of bakers and food bloggers who meet triannually at a secret location known as The Meadows.

Actually, it’s an group of dedicated bakers that get together to take on Iron Chef-level baking challenges, challenges for which I feel like a wee baby lying on my back and flailing my arms, all the time crying for momma.

If only I knew how to bake.

But in the spirit of unResolution month, I knew I had to try to make


A tuile summed up briefly, is a delicate almond cookie.  For the challenge, I was to make the dough, shape it, and pair it with something light.  Easy, no?

Now, a tuile is supposed to look like this:

I however, went with the alternate recipe:

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