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Strawberry Puff – Strawberry Puff Recipe – Italian Cuisine

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First wash the strawberries, dry them, clean them by removing the stalk with the leaves, then cut them into thin slices.

Roll out the puff pastry and cut into 3 strips (cutting horizontally starting from the shortest top).
On each rectangle of puff pastry, arrange one row of sliced ​​strawberries along one of the margins without spacing them and trying to occupy only half of the strip, then sprinkle with sugar and almonds.
Then close the free half of the pastry over the strawberries, as shown.

Continue like this with all the other strips of puff pastry: stuffed with strawberries, sugar and almonds, then close again.
then roll up

At this point, start composing your dessert: take one of the strips of puff pastry and roll it up on itself in a spiral.
Place it in the center of the mold (lined with parchment paper), then continue to wrap the strips one on top of the other, as if they were a single, long strip of stuffed puff pastry that rolls up on itself.
Once you have finished wrapping all the strips, brush with milk and cook for about 30 minutes in a preheated convection oven at 200 ° C.

The strawberry puff is ready, let it cool, then decorate with icing sugar and serve.

Strawberry shortcake – Italian Cuisine

Strawberry shortcake


Difficult to define, delicious to eat: here's how to prepare American shortcakes and how to stuff them with cream and strawberries, but not only!

The strawberry shortcake they are American sweets: they have one soft base and a glutton stuffed with whipped cream and strawberries.

Shortcrust or bread?

What are shortcakes? In some recipes you will find a dough similar to bread, while in others something that reminds a lot more of a shortcrust and this is the version we prefer.
In practice these famous sweets in the States are gods leavened sweet buns which can be stuffed in many ways, but the most common is cream and strawberries.
They are like him English scones? In fact, they look very similar in appearance, but shorcake are sweeter and brittle.

The recipe for strawberry shortcakes

Ingredients

130 g of butter
80 g of sugar
200 g of flour
80 g of rice flour
2 yolks

Method

Work with the whisk by hand the sugar and the softened butter until creamy. Add the yolks and then the sifted flours until a compact mixture is obtained. Roll it out with a rolling pin and cut out circles of 20 cm in diameter with a pastry cutter.
Leave the shortcakes to rest in the refrigerator for 30 minutes
Bake the shortcakes for about 30 minutes in a static oven at 160 °.
Separately, whip the cream by adding the icing sugar little by little. Wash the strawberries, mash them half with a fork and sugar them to taste. Cut the others and use them for the final decoration.
Once the shortcakes are out of the oven, let them cool and then fill them with the cream and strawberries and decorate with the icing sugar.

Variants of fruit

We have proposed the most classic version of shortcakes, but you can indulge yourself by using other fruit.
For an exotic dessert choose the passion fruit which with its laugh flavor contrasts the sweetness of the cream and pastry. You can also use gods berries for the same reason or if you want something sweeter you can prepare a sort of apricot or plum coulis this season or apples and pears in autumn-winter.
Another idea could be the Cherries in Syrup which are also very beautiful for the color contrast they create with whipped cream.

Cream and cream

If the whipped cream does not satisfy you enough, you can also enrich the filling of these cakes with custard flavored with vanilla or lemon.

Find out more tips for making shortcakes in the tutorial

Sweet strawberry and ricotta tart – Italian Cuisine

Sweet strawberry and ricotta tart


How to prepare the shortcrust pastry for the tart

Sift the flour with a pinch of salt, add the cold butter into small pieces and knead briefly until a sandy mixture is obtained. Add the sugar, orange zest and eggs and knead the dough until it is homogeneous. Wrap it with cling film and put it in the fridge for 1 hour.

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