Walnut Pastries

    45 minutes

    Puff pastry is filled with a walnut and orange filling before being baked. They make a great dessert with ice cream or as a finger food.

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    Serves: 10 

    • 500g puff pastry
    • 40g butter, melted
    • icing sugar
    • 350g walnuts, finely diced
    • 115g sugar
    • 1 orange, zested
    • 4 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice

    Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Cut the puff pastry into 10cm diameter circles. Lay the dough circles on top of each other and wrap in cling film.
    2. Mix walnuts, sugar, orange zest and orange juice to a paste.
    3. Place a spoonful of the filling into the middle of each puff pastry circle and fold the circle into a crescent. Squeeze the edges closed with your fingers.
    4. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
    5. Brush the top of each crescent with the melted butter, place on the baking tray and bake in the preheated oven for about 15 minutes until they are have risen and are a light golden yellow colour.
    6. Allow to cool then dust with icing sugar to serve.

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