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Quillet



A Quillet is a small, round sponge cake.

To make a Quillet, sugar and eggs are beat over low heat until thickened, then removed from the heat. Flour and melted butter are then added.

It's baked in round cake tins, then cooled. The cakes are filled with a buttercream. You decorate with a piping of the same cream and sugar on the top.



History Notes

Quillet were invented in a pastry shop run by a man named Charabot [this is all we have been able to determine to date.]

Sponge Cakes

Angel Food Cake; Battenberg Cake; Genoise; Pan di Spagna; Quillet; Sponge Cake Day; Sponge Cakes; White Mountain Cake

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Citation

Oulton, Randal. "Quillet." CooksInfo.com. Published 07 June 2005; revised 02 December 2007. Web. Accessed 12/16/2017. <http://www.cooksinfo.com/quillet>.

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