Saturday, 5 August 2017
STRAWBERRY ALMOND PUFFS
2 sheets frozen puff pastry, thawed
1 small packet slivered almonds
300 mls thickened cream
strawberry essence to taste
1/2 cup icing sugar or to taste
3 - 4 drops pink food colour
1 punnet strawberries, chopped
icing sugar to dust
preheat oven to 200 c. line baking trays with baking paper.
cut each sheet of pastry into 12 even pieces.
sprinkle some almonds onto 12 of the pieces and push in
place the pieces of pastry onto the baking trays and cook
for approx. 15 minutes or until golden.
place the cooked pieces onto wire racks to cool completely.
using an electric mixer, beat the cream together with the
icing sugar, essence and food colour until thick. stir in the
to put together....lightly flatten the 12 pieces of pastry
without the almonds.
spoon some strawberry cream onto each piece. cover with an
dust with icing sugar to serve.