Petits fours are a specialist patisserie product offered in hotels, high end restaurants and patisserie outlets. In the industry, the term is used to describe a multitude of small, dainty confections and biscuits no larger than one or two bites, which are most commonly served with coffee at the completion of a formal meal, high tea or special dessert buffets.
Components in this Module
1 - Introduction
- Petits Fours Production Requirements
- Selecting Petits Fours Ingredients
2 - Types of Petits Fours
- Types of Petits Fours
- Checkpoint 1
3 - Fillings
- Butter Creams
- Fruit Products
- Nut Products
- Liqueur-based Fillings
4 - Equipment Needs
- Equipment Needs
- Equipment Considerations
5 - Production method for petits fours glaces
- Production method for petits fours glaces
- Preparation for coating petits fours glaces
- Checkpoint 2
- Creating a chocolate-dipped base
- Decorating Petits Fours Glaces
- Fondant Petits Fours Glace
6 - Production Methods for Petits Fours Frais
- Production Methods for Petits Fours Frais
- Blind Baking Video
- Checkpoint 3
7 - Production of mousse and caramelised petits fours
- Production of mousse and caramelised petits fours
- Caramel Petits Fours Glace
8 - Production Methods for Petits Fours Sec
- Production Methods for Petits Fours Sec
9 - Production of Marzipan petits fours
- Hand forming
- Use of colours and flavours
- Modelling simple shapes
- Marzipan Modelling
- Finishing Marzipan Petits Fours
10 - Presentation
- Checkpoint 4
11 - Other Considerations
- Hygiene and food safety
- Economic considerations
- Nutritional Considerations
- Checkpoint 5
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