Carac (pastry) facts for kids
|Alternative names||Carac Sweet|
|Place of origin||Switzerland|
|Main ingredients||Pie crust, chocolate, green icing|
It consists of a pie crust filled with a light ganache of blended cream and chocolate that is covered with green colored icing or fondant. Size varies from around 8 cm in diameter for single person tartlets to 25 cm for a larger version of the carac more suited for large gatherings, served in slices, much like cake or pie.
In the traditional cake, the icing will turn from green to brown when the chocolate is ripe.
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