langues de chat

Discussion in 'Pastries & Baking' started by sarahconstw, Sep 8, 2016.

  1. sarahconstw

    sarahconstw

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    Hi! 

    I just tried out a langues de chat recipe (http://allrecipes.com/recipe/10899/langues-de-chat/) and I followed the recipe completely.

    And it ended up tasting rather chalky. Is it supposed to taste like that? I have never tasted this biscuit before so I have no idea. 

    Thank you! 
     
  2. flipflopgirl

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    Describe chalky as milk of mag is the only thing I have ever put in my mouth that I would tag with that descriptor.

    mimi
     
  3. cheflayne

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    The recipe seems like it calls for way too much flour to me. I would cut the flour back to a cup.
     
  4. flipflopgirl

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    Use a good brand name butter as well...(salted IMO).

    mimi
     
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  5. fablesable

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    It would be because these are a form of shortbread and they will have a different consistency that you can liken to "chalky". That is why they are nicknamed "cat's tongue". Have you ever been licked by a cat with a smooth tongue?? lol /img/vbsmilies/smilies/biggrin.gif
     
  6. sarahconstw

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    I see, thanks so much for all your advice! And no, @Fablesable  haha I haven't. But I guess that means the recipe was an accurate one then, thank you :) 
     
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