A tuile is a thin, crisp, sweet or savory wafer made of dough or cheese.
Originally from France, ‘tuile’ means tile in French, and is named after the shape of French roof tiles it is supposed to resemble.
Tuiles are commonly added as garnishes to desserts such as panna cotta or used as edible cups for sorbet or ice cream.
4 egg whites
11/2 cup confectioners’ sugar
1 cup plain flour
4 oz butter melted
1. Whisk the egg whites to soft peaks, add the sugar and continue to whisk at high
2. Fold in the flour
3. Add the melted butter in a slow stream and continue mixing until incorporated
4. Chill for at least 30 minutes before using.
120g unsalted butter
100g icing sugar
120g egg whites
70g all purpose flour, sifted
10g cocoa powder, sifted
1. In a stand mixer, cream together the butter and sugar on a high speed until light.
2. Gradually add the egg whites, mixing until blended
3. Add the flour and cocoa powder and mix until smooth.
4. Spread and bake tuile.
Sesame Seed Tuile
140g icing sugar
35 g Plain flour
50g Sesame seeds
40g Butter (melted)
50 ml Orange juice
1. Sieve the flour and sugar together.
2. Add sesame seeds, melted butter and orange juice to the flour mixture.
3. Combine all ingredients to a smooth paste.
4. Keep in the fridge for 30 minutes before using.
Olive Oil Tuile
20 g Plain flour
100 g Olive oil
1. Mix all the ingredients together.
2. Heat up a non-stick frying pan; keep over a medium heat, drizzle the batter in a
free-form lace pattern onto the hot pan. Cook until golden brown. Remove with a
spatula to a wire rack to cool.