Puff pastry is quite a luxury pastry, not difficult to make but it does take a long time from start to finish (roughly about 3 hours), due to rolling and resting the pastry for 30 minutes between 6 rolls of pastry.
This pastry recipe is for a shortcrust pastry. If looking for recipes for pastry, this rich shortcrust pastry recipe will be ideal and can be used to make great recipes such as a golden syrup tart.
Pastry making tips
There are several types of pastry that we can use in the kitchen. It is very easy just to pop out to the local supermarket to buy packets of ready-made pastry, but we can make most pastries quite quickly ourselves at home, even more so if we use a processor.
This recipe for vanilla bavarois is great for those looking for recipes for vanilla. This vanilla bavarois recipe can be served with whipped cream, strawberries and brandy snaps.
This recipe for strawberry trifle is a great strawberry recipe to try at home. If you are looking for a recipe for trifle, this strawberry dessert tastes fantastic all through the year.
This recipe for pavlova uses strawberries to make a strawberry pavlova. This pavlova dessert could use any fresh fruit you like, such as black grapes and orange segments.
Jam sponge pudding
This recipe is for a steamed jam sponge pudding. This recipe for sponge pudding could exchange the jam for lemon curd or golden syrup, or add some dried fruit to the sponge mix. Alternatively, you could exchange 25g of the flour for cocoa powder to make a chocolate sponge pudding and serve with a hot chocolate sauce.
This recipe for rum babas is also know as baba au rhum, baba rhum and rumbaba. This rum cake recipe is a great recipe for using any rum you have in the house and makes a delicious dessert.
This chocolate tart recipe is a great chocolate recipe to try at home. If you are looking for chocolate dessert recipes, this choc tart will be ideal.
Apple sponge pudding – Eves pudding
This pudding dessert recipe is for Eves pudding, which is a traditional apple dessert recipe. If looking for how to make a pudding, this sponge pudding recipe is ideal.