Sweet croustades make delicious, elegant desserts; see how easy it is to make your own with this recipe from "Bake! Essential Techniques for Perfect Baking," by Nick Malgieri.Photo credit: Quentin Bacon
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Apricots that are just ripe are easiest to peel when blanched. If you can't find toasted hazelnuts, you can roast them in a 350-degree oven until fragrant and golden brown, about 15 minutes. Rub warm nuts vigorously with a kitchen towel to remove the skins.