I decided to attempt a 3 tier petit fours cake. Sounded fabulous in my head (and inspired by that awesome cake pan I wrote about), but the execution of the idea left something to be desired.
First, I used my recipe for Almond Pound Cake,
I cut the cake into 1″ slices, then used 3 different shaped cookie cutters for the different tiers.
I figured “Hey, who really needs to put corn syrup in petit fours icing?” (both because i hate corn syrup, and…I was out). So I made a simple icing from water, sugar, cream of tartar, and almond extract.
I didn’t boil it long enough though and it turned gloppy and thick, then runny and too thin…it was horrible.
So there you go. It could have been awesome. But it wasn’t.
The End 🙂