Originally, these little cakes were made in Lorraine by nuns in a convent.


50g fluid flour

150g of sugar

75g of butter

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 pinch of salt

50g almond powder

4 egg white 

- Preheat the oven to 200°C

- Butter the baking pan

- Mix the almond powder, sugar, flour and vanilla in a bowl

- Beat the egg whites until stiff with a pinch of salt and add to the previous mixture

- Melt the butter in a saucepan and add it to the batter

- Add into the pan and bake for 15 to 20 minutes



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