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Feuilletine(Paillete) Feuilletine are crushed wafer flakes, the most common use for which is decorating iced cakes and other pastry items such as dacquoise, marjolaine, chocolate truffles, and iced soufflés.
Finely crushed amaretti biscuits can be substituted.
36g unsalted butter, melted
24g all purpose flour
60g egg whites
60g granulated sugar
400g water, hot
1. Over a bain marie, combine butter and flour, followed by the egg whites. Whisk in sugar, and gradually
add the water. Remove from heat.
2. Preheat a convection oven to176°C. Ladle about 15g of the mixture into nonstick flan molds and
bake until golden brown. Quickly remove from pans and flatten with a weight. Allow to cool.
5. Store in airtight container with desiccant.