Summer Berries & Ices in Sugar Tuiles

15 May


When the weather starts getting warm, all I feel like eating is fresh fruit. Nothing says summer like these delicious and stylish treats!

Recipe from: Neiman Marcus Taste: Timeless American Recipes.

Ingredients:

  • Strawberries, hulled & quartered, 1 cup
  • Raspberries, Blackberries, or Blueberries, 1 cup
  • Grand Marnier, 1 tablespoon
  • Light Brown Sugar, 1 tablespoon + 3/4 cup
  • Mint Leaves, chopped, 1/4 cup + sprigs for garnish
  • Black Pepper, 1/4 teaspoon
  • Unsalted Butter, 1/2 cup
  • Corn Syrup, 1/2 cup
  • All-Purpose Flour, 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons
  • Lemon Gelato

Berries:

  • Wash and dry berries and place in a large bowl.
  • Sprinkle Grand Marnier and 1 tablespoon Brown Sugar over berries and mix gently.
  • Add mint and pepper and mix again.
  • Cover and refrigerate to chill.

Tuiles:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Combine Butter, 3/4 cup Brown Sugar, and Corn Syrup in a sauce pan and bring to a boil.
  • Boil for 15 seconds and remove from heat.
  • Whisk in flour.
  • Sieve the mixture onto a baking sheet to cool completely.
  • Place small rounds of mixture far apart on a parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Bake for 8 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool.
  • Carefully lift each tuiles and drape it over the bottom of a tumbler to form little basket shapes.
  • Let cool completely before removing.

Summer Berries & Ices in Sugar Tuiles:

  • Place some of the berry mixture in the tuiles baskets.
  • Add a generous scoop of Lemon Gelato.
  • Garnish with Sprig of Mint.
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One Response to “Summer Berries & Ices in Sugar Tuiles”

  1. Win May 21, 2010 at 10:43 pm #

    YUMMM !thanks CC for another inspiring post !

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