Petit Fours are small decorated tea cakes. The direct translation means "little oven".
I love petit fours. Cute little bite size pieces of edible art. Perfect for afternoon tea, parties and showers. They are most often made from poundcake, with fondant poured over them. I choose to make these ones from chocolate sponge cake, soaked in black cherry vodka, and layered with organic cherry spread.
Here's a mini tutorial:
It is easiest to cut these straight from the freezer...