Day 9 – Christmas Tuiles

Day 9 and today is a posh desert – Lemon Posset with Christmas Tuiles!

Ingredients:

2 egg whites, large

120g caster sugar

60g plain flour

55g butter, melted and cooled

To decorate – 25g dark chocolate melted and mini pearl or silver dragees

Plus – one batch of Lemon Posset – recipe here

To start off with we’ll mix up the Tuile batter – it needs to sit for half an hour, then we’ll get the rest of the equipment ready.

Place the egg whites into a bowl and break them up with a fork until they go bubbly.

Add the caster sugar and whisk them together.

Now add the melted cooled butter and the flour and….you got it… mix it up again, making sure you work out any lumps!

Cover it with clingfilm and let it stand for half an hour.

Preheat the oven to 160c (fan)/180c/Gas Mark 4.

So we’ll need a template for creating the tuiles – you can print off my holly and christmas tree shapes here or make up your own design.

For each template you’ll need an old ice cream tub lid.

Cut off the rim so that it will sit flat.

Mark out the design for your tuile on the lid and cut it out of the centre.

Now line two baking trays with baking paper.  Cut each piece of lining paper into quarters.

Right, on with the Tuile making!

Take one piece of the lining paper and set the template on the top.

Taking a small amount of Tuile batter on a palette knife, spread it over the template.  The batter should be thin and even.  It’s a bit tricky to begin with but the batter will make you lots and you’ll get better and better with each one.  You will need to hold the template down flat to the paper as you work.  Working at the edge of your worksurface is easiest that way your hand holding the palette knife is over the open space and free to move, rather than being constricted by the work top.

Carefully peel away the template which should leave you with a shaped tuile ready to bake.  Don’t worry if the batter has leaked a little under the template – like I said your Tuiles will get better and better.

Set them back onto the baking tray and when you have four lined up on the tray they need to go into the oven to bake.  Carefully into the oven – move those trays too fast and a little flutter of air can disrupt the lose light pieces of baking paper.  Keep your eye on them as they do bake quickly – roughly 3-4 minutes for the holly and christmas tree shapes here,  they should be golden brown around the edges.

Remove the tray from the oven, if you want to shape them then now’s the time.  Lift one Tuile still on the baking paper from the tray at a time and gently shape around a rolling pin, holding in position for a short 30 seconds until they harden up.

The heat from the tray will keep the others warm and pliable whilst you work.  If they’ve hardened before you get to them pop them back in the oven for 30 seconds and they’ll soften up again for you.

Place the hardened Tuiles on a wire rack to cool completely and then release them carefully from their baking paper.

Tuiles will quickly absorb moisture and soften so store them in an airtight container between sheets of baking paper for upto 3 days until you’re ready to use them.

I’m drizzling mine with a little bit of chocolate and some mini pearl dragees.

Perfect for topping Lemon Posset for a posh Christmas desert

Ruth Clemens, Baker Extraordinaire

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404 Responses to Day 9 – Christmas Tuiles

  1. Nicola Thomas says:

    I’ve not made these before, you make it look so easy. Going to give it a go.x

  2. Kirstie phillipson says:

    I so want this for breakfast. My kids are going to think Xmas dinner is fab this year as non of them like Xmas pudding or Xmas cake but I know there going to love these Thank you.

  3. Karen Mottram says:

    Oh wow, that’s all I can say is…..wow!

  4. Katie hamshaw says:

    Wow, these look gorgeous! Perfect for my Christmas party!

  5. Emma H says:

    They look amazing.

  6. caroline says:

    looks stunning!

  7. Marie says:

    Fab, different take on festive dessert.

  8. Tracy Nixon says:

    What a gorgeous recipe – this would really impress the guests!!!!! I have never tried that technique before – for decorating with lines of chocolate so would have to practise first!

  9. Kelly Dougherty says:

    These Tuiles look tricky! but

  10. Susan Cameron says:

    Sounds perfect for a light dessert if you can’t face Christmas pudding!

  11. Catherine Atherton says:

    I think maybe a little too much of a faff so close to Christmas, but maybe good for Easter?

  12. wendy daniels says:

    never made these but will defo give it a go!

  13. Elaine Lynn says:

    These look so elegant I can’t wait to have a try! xx

  14. Twila grower says:

    La la love lemon!!! Nice idea to go with any pudding

  15. Linda B says:

    You do make it seem easy… hopefully it actually is!

  16. Amanda scott says:

    These look divine !!

  17. Sara wright says:

    Wow

  18. Samantha Keeper says:

    These look yummy! I’ve never made them before but will give them a try this Christmas.

  19. Beth says:

    I sense stressful kitchen times ahead… 😀

  20. Sharon says:

    Oh they look nice!

  21. Gemma samanta says:

    They look lovely

  22. Jodi says:

    Great idea thanks

  23. Vicky says:

    Oh yummy I love anything with lemon in it. Trying these out!!

  24. Nicola Smaller says:

    I had not thought of using ice cream tub lids. Clever!

  25. Alexandra says:

    Looks fabulous, definite wow factor. Love the way you show directions step by step, as normally i get to a certain point and wonder if its looking right and hope for the best! With your recipes, I always know. Great idea using old ice cream lids, I’d best finish the tub urgently : )

  26. Emily Mills says:

    Lovely but might be a bit beyond me!

  27. Sally Tattersfield says:

    Merry Christmas 🙂

  28. Alison Kirk says:

    These look so pretty. How am I going to find time to bake all these things?!

  29. Marie Belfort says:

    I can’t believe the thought and work that has gone into your Twelve Days of Christmas. These look gorgeous too.

  30. Sian summers says:

    Nice….but like Catherine above I would probably save these for when I have the luxury of more time.

  31. sarah says:

    Looks a little complicated for my basic culinary skills.x

  32. Mairi says:

    The tuiles do look a bit of a faff but I bet they’re worth it, I’d love to give them a go!

  33. Susan Crosswaite says:

    They look fab – not sure they would look so good if I made them!

  34. Katie Simmonds says:

    These look absolutely delicious! Not sure mine would turn out so good but if they did… mmmmm!

  35. Caroline says:

    Looks interesting….

  36. Joanna Orr says:

    MMm, that looks yummy! Is it just me though, that can’t stand the word ‘posset’ because of the other meaning of the word!!!

  37. Beth Hockley says:

    They look amazing I just don’t think I’m brave enough to make such posh biscuits 🙁

  38. Brenda Greaves says:

    excellent thanks x

  39. Gail Bedford says:

    Looks quite exotic – might have to have a go at making this………!

  40. Emily B says:

    These look lovely. You do have a knack of making these things seem very simple, Ruth.

  41. Carla hyland says:

    Mmm s challenge worthy of a try. 🙂

  42. Michelle Kitchen says:

    They look good…:)

  43. mary says:

    thats boxing day desert sorted they look so elegant

  44. Sandy says:

    Oh yummy I so want one right now after seeing it!

  45. Dominique Lapointe says:

    Great recipe, as always!

  46. Mo Silverman says:

    What a super idea!

  47. Debbie says:

    These look great, and Lemon possett one of my fav light puds !

  48. shirley fowler says:

    Looks like fun but a little tricky. However they do look posh

  49. Alexis says:

    This looks yummy bet the lemon is really refreshing and who can’t love a Christmas theamed tuile x

  50. Jo Arnold says:

    They look fab – can’t wait to try them for our New Year party.

  51. Karen Chaudhry says:

    Looks delicious

  52. Allie Taylor says:

    Glad I’m not the only one who uses ice cream tub plastic for templates!!!

  53. Fiona McQueen says:

    wow they look lovely but not sure i am up to doing them justice

  54. caroline longdon says:

    Another very excellent idea Ruth. Love it!!

  55. Kath Dumbleton says:

    Looks yummy 🙂

  56. Maree says:

    Susan I agree nice light desert and who doesn’t like lemon 🙂

  57. diane hibble says:

    I don’t know if I’d have the patience to try these but they look awesome

  58. Linsey slater says:

    These look lovely, maybe not just for Christmas but at a dinner party as well.

  59. Nikki Clark says:

    One for the grown ups – lovely!

  60. Jackie says:

    I like lemon posset. Not rich like christmas pud. Love the tuiles. You’re so clever.

  61. Jeannette Austen says:

    Last nights popcorn was sooo good. Now today these are a must soooo easy Thank you 🙂

  62. Sabrina Smith says:

    Wow! Not something I’ll attempt with the kids running around but I will definitely give these a go maybe a couple of evenings before. They just look so special it’s got to be worth a try.

  63. Ah they look lovely – I wanted a lighter pud alternative to leave room for the Christmas Cake I’d been making following your recipe 🙂

  64. suzette says:

    genius….

  65. Amanda says:

    The look scrummy – have never tried them!

  66. Philippa says:

    These look fab!

  67. Kate Leonard says:

    Look delicious. My son loves lemon puddings so will def have to give the posset a try.

  68. Jen Snaith says:

    Lovely x

  69. Lesley G says:

    These look very nice !! I have a feeling mine won’t look quite as professional – perhaps more like a snowflake, lol

  70. Lin Young says:

    great ideas for making templates – so much better than card – will pass this recipe ont o friends as well

  71. Lianne Grantham says:

    Going to give these a go – little bit nervous though!

  72. hannah says:

    Look delicious!

  73. Samia says:

    They look very posh, and delicious too! May have to practice those today as a dessert for Sunday lunch

  74. Penny Hankey says:

    I love lemon posset, unfortunately it doesn’t like me so much!

  75. Wow they look fantastic.

  76. Carolyn says:

    Yum yum – look tricky but thanks for demystifying as usual!

  77. Laura says:

    Looks a great alternative to heavy winter puddings

  78. Karen Hepburn says:

    Look really tasty

  79. Stephanie Green says:

    Looks a nice dessert

  80. Janet says:

    Using the lid off an old ice cream tub is a great idea. I’ve tried making DIY cookie cutters and stencils out of various things, but never thought of that one. Thanks!

  81. sam smith says:

    never hurd of these before look so easy tho xx

  82. traceyh says:

    oh my days, how lovely.
    i have the inlaws coming for lunch new years day.
    perfect for dessert.
    thanks ruth xx

  83. Lauren says:

    They do look very posh and the glasses look lovely too 🙂 x

  84. Ann Macey says:

    that’s too much fiddle faddling for me but they do look gorgeous

  85. Martine says:

    You make it look so easy!

  86. Jaki King says:

    Looks amazing

  87. Maggi fletcher says:

    Will have a go Ruth!!!X

  88. Ruth Garland says:

    Very elegant looking, Ruth x

  89. Carol Coles says:

    They look wonderful. I have made tuiles before but have never shaped them like that. Great idea.

  90. Lynne Hodgkins says:

    This sounds so yummy

  91. Choclette says:

    They look really stunning Ruth. Tuiles are on my list of things to try, but I think I might start with something a bit easier than these.

  92. clara cort says:

    wow, it looks like that needs some skills, but how you howed it, I might even try!

  93. Clare F Wood says:

    gorgeous

  94. Nikk Malee says:

    These look so delicate I dare not even try as I have essential tremor, this means they will end up looking like a bowl of cornflakes without the milk. Got to say they look yummy though, very clever. 🙂

  95. Molly Schaffer says:

    Looks delicious – might have to give this recipe a go 🙂

  96. Clare Webb says:

    Oooh nummy! Always overeat at Christmas but I don’t care! I’m eating for two this year so that’s my excuse! Thanks for another fab recipe!

  97. Jane Etheridge says:

    just love lemon posset

  98. Claire says:

    they look lovely, but wonder if I’ve got a delicate enough touch!

  99. tracy s says:

    OOoo! this looks yummy, gonna have to try this recipe, although i was a bit flumexed as to what mini pearls or silver dragees were. lol

  100. Debbie says:

    Clever lady!

  101. Sarah Gardiner says:

    Never seen these before, they look gorgeous xx

  102. Olivia says:

    I’ll get to work on these for my friends who refuse to eat Christmas pud!

  103. Hollie says:

    Look great, perfect pudding for christmas!

  104. Petra Curtis says:

    Fab looking and I love anything with lemons. Thank you 🙂

  105. Lesley says:

    Mmm, elegant. And you even make them look quite do-able!

  106. Rach Woodcock says:

    These look amazing,I have to try making them!

  107. Hannah says:

    What a beautiful little treat, you make it look simple!

  108. Loretta Cerioli says:

    Delicate, light and imaginative without feeling something festive is missing from the table.
    Christmas is sure to have extra zing!

  109. Fiona Dobson says:

    Mmmmm I love lemon puddings x

  110. Lisa Fuller says:

    Lovely light dessert the perfect alternative to rich Christmas pudding

  111. Alice Hassett says:

    yummy the list of things to make is getting bigger and bigger

  112. Kerrie Heath says:

    The tuiles look so beautiful, they take a lovely dessert to another level.

  113. Clemmie G says:

    Stunning! I doubt mine would look so neat but I will give it a go. The lemon posset sounds gorgeous too

  114. alice kilvert says:

    they look so professional…not sure i could get the shape to stick though!

  115. lesley-anne burnett says:

    are these wafer thin? sound like they would be awesome with the Lemon – must make must make!

  116. Becky Churcher says:

    So pretty!

  117. Karen Shuttleworth says:

    I think I’d need a good amount of time in the kitchen to play around with these but they look worth it!

  118. Sian says:

    mmm these look delicious

  119. Sandi says:

    I love a recipe with few ingredients!

  120. Nikki L says:

    Going to have a go at these with the kids!

  121. Polly says:

    I fear these are a step too far for my limited skills and blast furnace of an oven! You make it look so easy, well done.

  122. Laura Sanderson says:

    Can’t wait to follow these steps next week.

  123. Faith Trebilcock says:

    These look stunning!! What a lovely idea for an alternative christmas dessert.

  124. Florence Stringer says:

    These look lovely! I made some similar for friends last year, wrapped them up in Christmas cellophane with ribbon, they worked really well. Would love to try these ones!

  125. Leila Pilkington says:

    These look really easy to do and impressive. Gonna give them a go!

  126. B Fleming says:

    Can’t wait to try these out – look lovely !!

  127. Cookie K says:

    These look amazing. Will be making these for the family gathering. Thanks for the inspiration.

  128. Georgina Edwards says:

    Think I’ll have a go at making these for Boxing Day!

  129. michelle says:

    They look so dainty! Always love an excuse to make food in christmas shapes!

  130. Trish says:

    Oh they are too cute, but I know my limits and I think they look a bit beyond them! So I’ll just tactically send to a few friends who I know might just have a go so they’ll be ready for when I next nip round for tea 😀

  131. lynn lewer says:

    They look fantastic

  132. Isabel says:

    they look super cute…. And sooo christmassy!!!! I love Christmas!!!

  133. Hayley Jones says:

    Great recipie

  134. Helen says:

    They look amazing, and accompany the Lemon posset beautifully.

  135. Marie Elliott says:

    Wow these look lovely xx

  136. Lucy Birks says:

    I have never thought of making shapes in this way, great idea

  137. Dennibel says:

    Fab idea for a Christmas dessert

  138. Lesley Aikman says:

    Fantastic prizes!

  139. Tamara says:

    Delicate and perfect, shall try them out.

  140. Belinda McIntosh says:

    Ooooh, this sounds really delicious! I love the tang of lemon…

  141. Bethan says:

    These look lovely

  142. Kathleen Connolly says:

    Nice, i’ll have to give these a go.

  143. sram says:

    looks lovely…cnt wait to try

  144. Caroline Praed says:

    I am not so good at cutting out these days, but you make it all look so simple!
    [I went out shopping yesterday and bought all sorts of things to make recipes 1-8…]
    And the lemon posset sounds delicious!!

  145. Alana Walker says:

    Amazing, I’d never be able to get them to turn out like that!

  146. Hayley scales says:

    These look fab!!

  147. Laura H says:

    They look absolutely devine!! The hamper goodies today are amazing & out of this world!!

  148. Vikki Peden says:

    I think this will be lovely sometime over Christmas, but maybe not on the actual day

  149. Angharad says:

    They look so elegant

  150. abigail edkins says:

    these look absolutely delicious, easy to make and not expensive….I am defo going to give these ago and impress my family : )

  151. stephanie tsang says:

    Delicious!

  152. Karen Evans says:

    You make them look so easy!

  153. Boogie says:

    How cool are these!

  154. Heather Walsh says:

    These look fabulous.

  155. Chloe Hocking says:

    These are so dainty! Worth the effort I’m sure

  156. Lisa Rowsell says:

    It looks very pretty. Will also have to have a go at this when I have more time on my hands.

  157. Wow, these look amazing! I’m not a fan of traditional christmas cake or pud so I’m always looking for alternatives 🙂

  158. Judy says:

    Certainly worth remembering this recipe

  159. Chris M says:

    Looks impressive 🙂

  160. k dunn says:

    wow always wanted to try to make these thanks for the recipe

  161. Ah how pretty! A lovely way to ‘dress up’ a pudding for the festive season 🙂

  162. Emma Lodge says:

    They look tasty but probably a tad too difficult for me!

  163. Deborah Cameron says:

    Very pretty tuiles!

  164. Barbara Legg says:

    I’m soooo hungry!

  165. Diana Tucker says:

    I love the idea of this as a boxing day dessert! Yummy. Thanks.

  166. Kathryn says:

    This is really pretty. I bet I’ll burn more than half of what I make, oven is funny, or maybe its me!!

  167. Lorraine Johnson says:

    This would be a lovely change after all the heavy food over Christmas

  168. Ceri Garthwaite says:

    So cute ur presentation is excellent!

  169. Alison Inglis says:

    Another fab recipe, Ruth 😉

  170. Tricia Morrison says:

    Always wondered how to get these ‘Tuile’ biscuits so thin. Now I know!

  171. Juliet says:

    A lovely alternative to xmas pudding

  172. Kim Window says:

    love the idea of having one recipe that can be used for alsorts of occasions!

  173. Rhonda says:

    Mmmmmmm, these look lovely.

  174. Susanne Temlett says:

    The Lemon Posset with Christmas Tuiles looks delicious, and perfect to counteract all the chocolate.

  175. rosie says:

    Sounds like a nice Christmas Day pud.

  176. Cheryll H says:

    Fab for the grown ups later in the evening 🙂

  177. Heather Hodgson says:

    They look so pretty and of course yummy!

  178. Molly says:

    Those look amazing – would make a great part of an alternative Christmas desert as my family don’t like Christmas pudding/cake.

  179. Gill Baxter says:

    Not tried these before, might give them a go!

  180. Janet Burns says:

    Very festive

  181. Sue Hunt says:

    I’ve often wondered exactly what posset was.

  182. Robert Macolive says:

    So sophisticated looking! Worth the effort for sure

  183. Leanne Farnell says:

    I love lemon posset but have never made it!

  184. Mark Palmer says:

    Looks delicious

  185. Claire Carter says:

    I am so fed up with all this extra work – but how can you resist such scrumptious recipes? ;-p

  186. Emma says:

    Scrummy!!

  187. Michelle says:

    Wow you make it look so simple! X

  188. sarah says:

    Yummy. Cant wait to try this. x

  189. Judi Delaney says:

    Despite the fact that I’ve just polished off a large Sunday lunch I could just scoff one (or maybe two) of these right now!

  190. Sarah says:

    So pretty! I don’t think I could pull this off though – very scared of the stencilling stage.

  191. Jennifer says:

    love the idea of a christmas tuile – much lighter than my usual biscuits – thanks for the recipe x

  192. Lisa Williams says:

    that looks so cool:)

  193. Sanaa Kader says:

    Look good, but need enough time to do properly
    Maybe over the holiday period

  194. Milica says:

    You are brilliant! That’s all I have to say! 🙂

  195. Judith says:

    Mmm, they look lovely and I love lemon possett too.

  196. Alison Damant says:

    Wow, wow, wow! These look fab-u-lous!

  197. Work of a true professional.

  198. Natalie Henderson says:

    These look lovely! 🙂

  199. Emily B says:

    These look lovely – I’m sure I won’t find them as easy as you do, Ruth.

  200. Grainne Redmond says:

    This looks lovely – make mine just a light helping AFTER Christmas pudding…..

  201. Janet Powell says:

    love how light these look – v posh!

  202. Jennifer says:

    These look lovely, and I love the idea of serving them with lemon posset.
    I really love the time and care you put into the details of your descriptions – thank you. 🙂

  203. Julie Shaw says:

    These look so delicious and inviting…very classy too!

  204. Elissa Scotland says:

    Wow! Looks delish 🙂

  205. Leanne fawcett says:

    These are perfect for my friends Xmas get together next week. Hope they turn out like these have!! Xx

  206. Jay Scales says:

    These look fabulous! Not sure if I might be too heavy handed to get it thin enough though. Only one way to find out I suppose!

  207. Maria Prosser says:

    These look delicious! How long could I keep them?

  208. Ursula says:

    What a great idea. Like you can make them a couple of days ahead. Going to friends for Christmas, but in charge of dessert(s) Wonder if they will travel okay? 🙂

  209. Harriet Cannon says:

    These look delicious, very fancy – I’ll have to have a crack at the tuiles (maybe the posset too – love posset, but don’t think I’ve ever made it (always slightly put off since having babies, and posset meaning something else entirely!)

  210. Clare H says:

    OMG they look amazing!

  211. Cheryl says:

    Ooh lovely, festive and posh sigh your tuiles indeed! Yum…

  212. Cheryl says:

    That’s WITH your tuiles, darn phone!

  213. Jenny says:

    Sooooo pretty 🙂 and looks really tasty too

  214. Joan says:

    All I can say is they look scrumptious

  215. Laura Thomson says:

    Looks fab. More things to try!

  216. Rachel Cooke says:

    They look too good to eat!

  217. Gemma Clark says:

    they look awesome 🙂 xx

  218. Susan Bowe says:

    Very tricky

  219. Ann says:

    Not sure if i am doing this right Ruth. I have left a comment on the addition of the recipe books and thought that was day 9. Then I spot this one. Methinks I am doing this all wrong lol. At least you can delete this Ruth x.

  220. Sara Harrison says:

    They look so delicate

  221. Louise says:

    Yum Yum

  222. Georgia Davey says:

    So delicate.

  223. Freya says:

    Those are beautiful looking tuiles 🙂 wish there was some way to make them and lemon possett dairy free!

  224. Sue Beck says:

    I fancy doing these and the lemon posset sounds a lovely light refreshing dessert.

  225. Michael Long says:

    perfect

  226. Charley Foulds says:

    looks amazing- would love to bake this!!!

  227. Eleanor says:

    I love lemon posset – and Christmassy tuiles like these would be perfect to go with it 🙂

  228. Angela Nicholson says:

    Thanks for the comp

  229. Leanne Tory says:

    Mmmm lemon posset is a family favourite 🙂 Tuiles look yummy

  230. Louise Turner says:

    Love the presentation!

  231. Lucy Spencer-Watkins says:

    look good but i don’t know if i’ll make them!

  232. andrea says:

    Perfect pud or if you’re posh dessert xxx

  233. Sandra Watt says:

    Lovely christmassy pudding

  234. Belinda says:

    The 12 days of Xmas has been the highlight of my day. I look forward to the post everyday!

  235. Caroline Scott says:

    okay, so I may be showing my stupidity here but I have never heard of “tuiles” before. Probably eaten them in restaurants and just thought they were posh biccies!

  236. Sophie Hedley says:

    i want it!

  237. hannah oneill says:

    Looks great!

  238. Edna Grant says:

    What a lovely change for a Christmas dessert. The books would look fabulous in my collection!

  239. Sam says:

    Fantastic hamper prizes. Would have lots of fun using all the equipment and trying out the recipes in the books!

  240. Gina Mcilwraith says:

    Love all the pics, looks yum!

  241. Michelle L says:

    Ah Ruth I love the tips in all your recipes! I’m going to try these at New Year.

  242. Joanne Robinson says:

    Yum yum yum!

  243. Jennie says:

    They look really lovely but a bit fragile, I’m not so good at things like this but will give it a try xx

  244. kerry s says:

    sounds like a nice and light end to a meal

  245. Wendy Tolhurst says:

    The tuiles look great and I like the idea of using ice cream lids to create stencils.

  246. Clare says:

    I never thought of making something like this but it looks really clever and different. Nice and light after a heavy dinner!

  247. Jen Boucher says:

    I’ve got to try these!

  248. dianna says:

    brilliant and effective

  249. christine potter says:

    A lovely light Christmas tree you can eat after decorating!!

  250. Sarah says:

    Wow great tip to use an ice cream tub lid. I think I will try these. You are so resourceful Thanks.

  251. Claire says:

    very elegant and classy!

  252. Gemma says:

    Look fab

  253. Theresa Thorp says:

    These look fabulous, I’m definitely going to give them a go!

  254. Ant says:

    Going to try this one, looks lovely and easy too

  255. Sue Kershaw says:

    You make them look straight forward to make . Ill give them a go

  256. Emma says:

    So pretty!

  257. Vanessa Cox says:

    So pretty 🙂 will make a nice pressie!

  258. Ephesia T says:

    yum yum – and a great collection of books into the hamper as well!!

  259. Kim W says:

    What a great idea and it looks lovely.

  260. Kirsty Hazlewod says:

    This looks so yummy and i love how you made the stencil out of the ice cream lid. That will be a trick i shall be using im sure 🙂

  261. Wendy says:

    Ooh…I’ve always wanted to try tuilles – these could be the ones!!

  262. Thanks for another brilliant tutorial, I love your site!

  263. patsy says:

    I don’t think i have timebefore christmas but will certainly try them afterwards

  264. vidhya ramasubramaniam says:

    Looks so amazing..

  265. Lisa Cann says:

    oh so paper thin

  266. Elaine Baldwin says:

    Never tried these before but I think I will need to give it a go x

  267. Sue McGrath says:

    Always wanted to know how to make lemon posset, thank you

  268. Angela Cairns says:

    Very clever! And I could do with some books to cheer me up, not such a good week 🙁

  269. Fiona says:

    The tuiles do look amazing, but it has to be gingerbread at Christmas!

  270. Jenny Parsons says:

    If these turn out anything like my first attempt at brandy snaps there could be lots of ‘misshapes’ for me to munch on while perfecting them!

  271. Ali Thorpe says:

    Look yummy and I love the little details.

  272. claire says:

    oh this blog makes me so hungry haha. lovely x

  273. spleenyone says:

    another fantastic recipe that is so clear and easy to follow – thanks Ruth!

  274. Emily Fraser says:

    These look so pretty! 🙂 & so yummy!!

  275. Hele R says:

    Will be trying these out. Sound yummy!

  276. Lauren Thomas says:

    So so pretty!

  277. Cath A says:

    Your recipes look so easy to follow.

  278. Jasmine says:

    Will be trying these out to serve with a light mousse

  279. Jen Webster says:

    Very pretty but my patience at this time of year is a little thin to embark on these. I can see me doing bunnies/Easter egg shapes in the Spring! xxx

  280. Jen Turner says:

    If i ever had the time i’d try them

  281. Elaine Tickell says:

    Perfect reading as a contrast to the Xmas hurly- burly.

  282. Hannah says:

    They look so lovely, but I’m not sure I’m confident enough to try this yet!

  283. Anne-Marie says:

    I always think it’s all about the presentation and these look really brilliant!

  284. Melanie Hughes-Arron says:

    These do look delicate,never done these before but will have a go! Lovely set of books!!

  285. Dawne says:

    now this is the sort of thing that I’d try and they’d leave me rocking in the corner!
    Might have to give it a try though.

  286. Jo Kelly says:

    Looks fantastic! Very intricate x

  287. Lizzy S says:

    Wow, a really great idea. I never thought to use a plastic lid as a template before. Can be used for other shapes too.
    Will definately give them a go 🙂

  288. Kathy Akroyd says:

    Hmm, look a bit fiddley these, but I’m sure they’re worth the effort to make a special dessert extra special. Perhaps a nice idea for my friends’ 40th dinner party in the New Year, she loves lemony things too!

  289. Tania says:

    Wow! Sophisticated and scrumptious!

  290. They look absolutely lush!

  291. Holly Green says:

    These look really posh! Look tasty too… 🙂

  292. nic robertson says:

    I used to share a box of these with my mum near Christmas. Never knew how easy they were to make, though, you’ve inspired me to try and make a batch.

  293. sheikha says:

    very very nice>>

  294. Angie says:

    Very yummy!

  295. Megan Heffer says:

    They loook yummy … a bit tricky but I am willing to try them !!

  296. Anne Marigold says:

    Wonder if it will be messy if I make these with my grandson?!!

  297. Glynis Rowntree says:

    What a lovely combination. A definite for my Christmas guests.

  298. Sharon Carleton says:

    you make it look so easy – wonder could I manage them ?

  299. Loops says:

    So impressive! Any tips on getting the chocolate drizzling? Whenever I try my chocolate always seems to set so quickly I can’t make the lovely thin drizzles…it looks more like a hail of chocolate!

    • Heat it up till it’s nice and runny, then add it to a disposable piping bag or a sandwich bag and then snip off the tiniest amount at the corner so it’s forced to come through a tiny hole! Holding your hand well above whatever it is your drizzling and then move in a fairly rapid flicking motion – hope that helps! x

  300. Donna Allgrove says:

    They look great will have to give they a go. Thanks

  301. Nicola says:

    Yummy! I am defo trying these. Thanks for the giveaway and lovely recipes.

  302. Louise Brown says:

    Yummy yummy yummy

  303. Dawn says:

    Oooh yummy!

  304. Dawn Lightwood says:

    That looks like a messy fun afternoon’s work!

  305. Deborah Nesbitt says:

    My sister requested lemon posset for Christmas Day so at least I have good instructions to follow.

  306. Hollie Morgan says:

    Oh please pick me to win the hamper – I don’t have a single piece of pyrex yet!!

  307. Elaine Davies says:

    These look gorgeous Ruth.

  308. Claudine Kelly says:

    I’ve tried making tuiles before but they never turned out right. I’ll definitely give your recipe a go. Made 3 Pink Whisk projects at the weekend (florentines, gingerbread sleigh and cookies in a jar) and all 3 came out really well. Very happy! Thanks Ruth for all the recipes and creative ideas!

  309. Elspeth Woods says:

    Beautiful! Great idea for Christmas.

  310. Leanda Saunders says:

    Yum x

  311. Naomi says:

    So pretty! I’m really excited to give them a go for our Christmas party on Saturday! x

  312. Chantal White says:

    These look so impressive and fun to make. I will definitely make those for Xmas this year.

  313. Annie says:

    stunning xx

  314. Sez says:

    Quite fiddly, but very affective

  315. Helen Cosby says:

    Beautifully festive

  316. Danielle says:

    These look fairly easy to make for some impressive results. *flash forward to me launching the batter covered stencils across the room* 🙂

  317. Mandy A says:

    Sounds great, might have to leave plenty of time to make these!!

  318. Stacey Marie says:

    You’re making me both too festive and too hungry!!!

  319. nadine fridd says:

    Will definitely do these

  320. Lorraine says:

    I don’t know if i’d like one of these in a large Baileys…lol x Merry Christmas

  321. Lee says:

    fantastic – and I hoping I have now entered in the correct place as I will be so upset if I’m not in with a chance to win this amazing prize

    thanks

    Lee

  322. Mary Rigby says:

    So delicate and look delicious.

  323. Gillian Greathead says:

    I’m a chocolate girl but these will go down really well with my mum, may just surprise her! x

  324. Donna T says:

    These look amazing! Will try to ‘wow’ hubby with these this Christmas!

  325. Kate Cook says:

    yum yum

  326. Rebecca Drake says:

    Lemon Posset is my all time fav pud, so gotta give these a go

  327. Zara Royle says:

    very posh indeed. Definately look worth a try 🙂

  328. Curly bird says:

    Looks yummy

  329. Aly Makin says:

    Gosh, looks tricky but I’m going to give it a go!

  330. Helen Milligan says:

    will have to try these 🙂

  331. Julia Straw says:

    Adore the tuiles. Will definitely be trying them.

  332. amelia avossa says:

    😀 these i wanna eat now!!! i could eat a few i reckon hehe 😀 FAB

  333. Karen Cole says:

    This would be lovely instead of christmas pudding!

  334. Tracy Whitton says:

    Ruth, your accomplishments astounds me, these look fabulous…tell me are you still working from your lovely quirky kitchen?

  335. Clare adkins says:

    Scrummy!

  336. Jo Hughes says:

    Yum!

  337. justine meyer says:

    look and sound great

  338. caroline says:

    I love lemon. Have made your zingy lemon curd and its amazing! x x

  339. Claire Humphreys says:

    Yummmmmmmmyyyyyy!!

  340. Sian Loxston-Beed says:

    Yum, lemon’s just the thing to cut through all the indulgence!

  341. Joanna says:

    mmmm love all this lemony 🙂

  342. Ann Quinn says:

    Here’s a challenge

  343. Louise says:

    Yum yum in my Tum

  344. Gemma Lizemore says:

    Sounds delicious x

  345. Lucy says:

    look so delicate

  346. mel h says:

    Perfect for my Mother in law who loves Lemon desserts!

  347. Joanne says:

    Impressive, I dont think it looks like too much ‘faff’ afterall as you say you can keep them for up to 3 days if you store them right. I think this will be a job for the 23rd, although it is my wedding anniversary on that day, what do you think the husband would say to ‘not tonight dear i am making tuiles for my posset!’ ha

  348. Cenders says:

    Yummmmmy!

  349. Sally Campbell says:

    Pretty and delicate, wonderful:-)

  350. Claire says:

    Oooh, these look very impressive. Wonder if I can make them for friends coming this weekend…

  351. Sarah Roy says:

    These look so fancy!

  352. Niamh Lewis says:

    Might be a good gift for the inlaws if I can find the time

  353. Sarah Knapton says:

    This looks like a great idea!

  354. Rachel says:

    That’s my xmas desserts sorted, thanks Ruth 🙂 xx

  355. Heather Orford says:

    It looks very festive.

  356. Cherrydropstracy says:

    Happy Christmas xx

  357. Zoe Higgins says:

    Lovely

  358. lucy says:

    Christmas overload! Yummy!

  359. Anna Marie says:

    WoW! Now THAT’s what you call a dessert. Suitably impressed.

  360. Sarah says:

    Oh yum! Forget trifle this year – these are taking centre stage.

  361. Julia says:

    A pretty christmas dessert for those who don’t like xmas pud.

  362. Katie says:

    Wow! They look good! Thanks for adding pictures to help show how to make them, can’t wait to give them a go 🙂

  363. Rachael Green says:

    They look yummy- that’s my couple of day’s before Christmas to prep starting to fill up with baking! Just need a stollen and biscotti recipe now

  364. Jemma Cripps says:

    hopefully posting in the right place now as had posted via Facebook every day so glad I saw your Facebook message in time Ruth.

  365. Anna-Lisa Moxon says:

    These look gorgeous x

  366. beccy smith says:

    Mmmmm xmas day desserts x

  367. Helen says:

    Yum – none of us like Christmas pudding so this will be perfect. Thank you for another amazing recipe!

  368. Georgina says:

    They look very pretty

  369. Anna Clark says:

    i could just polish that off right now!!!

  370. Sue Slade says:

    Very clever idea – can’t wait to try these! x

  371. maggie pearson says:

    These look great for jazzing up something that could look pretty boring!

  372. Jayne says:

    Would love to win!!

  373. Kelly Ellison says:

    yummy

  374. Jane Walters says:

    very pretty!

  375. Rachel F says:

    Sounds sublime, love lemony things. Such dainty accompaniments! looking forward to giving the tuiles and lemon posset a go!

  376. Lisa Armes says:

    In the words of a certain Strictly judge “A-maze-ing!”

  377. Debbie Morris says:

    Looks amazing, have been looking for ideas for new year’s eve!

  378. zoe leask says:

    the yumminess ocntinues !!!!!!!!!!

  379. Deborah Gaunt says:

    They look fabulous – love the ice cream tub idea – genius !

  380. jamila says:

    These look fiddly!

  381. Sam Maher says:

    Looking forward to trying something like this to top my chocolate mousse. Great tip with the templates!

  382. Megan Henderson says:

    Yes yes yes! So good!

  383. Aidrienne Branagan says:

    Pink whisk, your simply instructions make even difficult task look manageable

  384. Lisa says:

    These look great for my dinner party

  385. Lucy says:

    I’ve never tried tuiles before, as they’ve always sounded too complicated, but now I’m tempted to be brave and give them a go!

  386. sue p says:

    These look lovely

  387. Rachel Norris says:

    What a nice idea, very festive!

  388. Not sure I am brave enough to attempt these! Although they would look so cute with dessert for a festive dinner party. I may make a few heart shaped ones for valentines day (then I only have to make 2!) x

  389. Michelle says:

    these are very cute x

  390. Jenny says:

    HOw many days have i got to make these

  391. Liz says:

    You make it look so easy!

  392. Mathilde Prénas says:

    What a cute biscuit! I kept 4 to hang in my Xmas tree

  393. Claire says:

    These are such a great idea. I was wondering what to make for xmas pud

  394. Jill Ridley says:

    Have decided I need to give up work so that I can bake bake bake 🙂

  395. How proffessional these look. very nice.

  396. I like the look of these,they look tasty.

  397. Claire says:

    They are so pretty!

  398. Laura Finlayson says:

    Very festive the look very tasty

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