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The best verrine ideas - 7 recipes

A verrine is a French layered dish served in a small glass. Verrines make for perfect individual desserts or savory starters. We have verrine recipes for every kind of party. For a summery feel, go for this shrimp verrine appetizer. If your dinner party is a little fancier, serve this tapenade verrine  as an amuse-bouche in between courses.

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Ingredients

  • 2 large water or soda bottles (empty)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 4 tbsp cocoa powder

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Ready 2 large plastic bottles, cleaned and dried.
  3. Add 1 cup of flour to each bottle.
  4. Add 1/2 cup of sugar to each.
  5. Melt butter, then add equal halves to each bottle.
  6. Add 6 eggs, 3 in each.
  7. Add 1/2 tbsp of baking powder to each.
  8. Add 1/2 cup of heavy cream to each.
  9. Shake the bottles thoroughly until the contents are well mixed.
  10. In one of the bottles only, add the cocoa powder.
  11. Beginning with the cocoa powder mixture, add a dolop of batter to the center of a circular
  12. baking tin. Do the same with the other mixture, placing the dolop directly in the center of the previous one.
  13. Continue with alternating additions of each mixture until all batter is used and the tin is full.
  14. Place in the oven and bake for 30 minutes.
  15. Serve and enjoy!

Top rated Verrine recipes

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Cut the tender part of the asparagus into pieces, mix them with yogurt and one or two tablespoons of oil to obtain ...

  • For 4/6 glasses
  • Asparagus Mousse:
  • 8 asparagus cooked
  • 1 small container plain yogurt
  • olive oil
  • cardamom flavored vinegar
  • pepper
  • salt
  • Tapenade:
  • 4-5 oz green olives stuffed with anchovies
  • 1 cup dried tomatoes
  • olive oil
  • Espelette
  • Garnish:
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Olives
  • crackers or breadsticks
4.7/5 (38 Votes)

These sushi cups are utterly perfect for warm-weather entertaining!

Whip the cream, add the sugar at the end and reserve in the fridge

  • 8 oz of ricotta
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 cup of whipping cream
  • 3-4 oz of candied chestnuts
  • 4 tablespoons of chestnut jam
  • 1/4 cup of sugar
  • 1 pack of meringue cookies
3.5/5 (142 Votes)

Watch the video and get the recipe for these delicious single-serving snacks, here!

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1 - Peel the apples, cut into small cubes, put in a pan with a little butter and lemon juice, sugar and caramelize

  • 2 apples
  • 16 oz cream cheese
  • sugar
  • lemon
  • butter
  • caramel
4/5 (31 Votes)

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Cucumber / Salmon Verrines

  • 1 cucumber
  • 4 slices of smoked salmon
  • 4 tablespoons of cream cheese
  • 4 tablespoons cream cheese with herbs
  • Salt and pepper
  • Chives for decoration (optional)
2.8/5 (94 Votes)

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Cut the zucchini into small cubes and cook about 15 minutes over low heat

  • 3 medium zucchini
  • 1 package cream cheese
  • 1 jar of tomatoes confites
  • chives
  • salt and pepper
  • black olives (for decoration)
2.8/5 (66 Votes)

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Put the mascarpone in a bowl

  • half a fresh pineapple
  • half a container mascarpone
  • cottage cheese (10 oz about 1 1/3 cup)
  • some crushed graham crackers
  • 1-2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 knob of salted butter
  • some crushed salted caramels
3.2/5 (68 Votes)

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- Finely chop the tomatoes confit, sprinkle them with a drizzle of olive oil and place them in the refrigerator

  • 1 lb fresh tomatoes
  • 1/2 lb tomatoes confit (homemade or store bought
  • 2 tbsp. chopped green tapenade
  • 3 sprigs of basil
  • 3/4 cup cream
  • 1 tablespoon. tablespoons of lemon juice
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper
2.7/5 (29 Votes)

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