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Easy Apricot Brunch Pastries

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EASY APRICOT BRUNCH PASTRIES
Makes 6
*Print Recipe here*

INGREDIENTS:

For the Pastry Cream:
1 cup (240ml) milk
2 tbsp (25g) sugar
1 vanilla bean, scrapped of its seeds
2 egg yolks
2 tbsp (15g) cornstarch
1 tbsp (15g) butter

For the Pastries:
6 puff pastry squares 5” x 5” (13cm x 13cm)
2 15-ounce cans of canned apricots (you’ll need 12 apricot halves)
1 egg, beaten
¼ cup (60 ml) Apricot Jam

METHOD:
The day before, make the pastry cream.

In a medium sauce pan add the milk, sugar, and vanilla bean paste and pod. Bring to a simmer and the vanilla seeds rise to the top. Fish out the vanilla bean pod with tongs, and allow the milk mixture to cool slightly.

In a large mixing bowl add egg yolks and cornstarch. Whisk together until a pale-yellow paste forms. Slowly add the milk mixture to the paste mixture, whisking until combined.

Strain mixture through a fine mesh sieve into a cleaned-out sauce pot. Heat mixture on medium high heat, whisking all the while until thickened. Soon after a pastry cream will begin to form. Whisk until it reaches pudding-like consistency. Whisk in butter.

Transfer pastry cream to a shallow bowl and cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight or until completely cooled.

Drain apricots of their syrup and place on a plate. Place 1 puff pastry square on a floured surface, rotating it to a diamond shape facing you. Spread 2 tablespoons of pastry cream in the center of the diamond. Spread out to about 3 inches long. Place apricots, cut side down at the edge of the pastry cream.

Brush the perimeter of the pastry with egg wash. Then take the two-outer points of the diamond, at the sides and bring them towards the center, folding one over the other and brushing seal with the egg wash to affix it together. Brush the outer pastry area with egg wash as well.

At this point, pastry cream should not be visible when you fold this up, only apricots should be visible.

Gently place a floured metal spatula under the pastry and transfer to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Continue the process until 6 pastries are formed. Place the tray in the fridge, tented lightly with foil until ready to bake.

To bake place pastries into a pre-heated 400F (200C) oven for 20-25 mins or until golden brown and puffed up.

Allow to cool slightly.

Meanwhile place the apricot jam in a sauce pan to melt the jam and liquefy. Brush the jam on the pastries and apricots to create a shiny surface. Transfer to a platter and serve immediately.

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5 Comments

  1. GolDreadLocks says:

    Wow! I love this! I have a couple of tips- apple jelly works also if you don’t have apricot jam/jelly,
    -spray tinfoil so pastry won’t stick!
    Wonderful and do-able!

  2. Twinkle says:

    Is there a brand name for the puff pastry squares?

  3. Jasmine Fan says:

    This looks SOOO GOOD. I love apricots so much!

  4. Deidre Fultz says:

    They look Fabulous! I have been craving apricot lately, and here it is ! Yummy 😋❤️ can’t wait to make these!

  5. Leyla Hussein says:

    I can’t wait to make this, but for now I will just eat it through the screen. You eat with your eyes first right?? 😂 😝
    Another yummmy recipe. Thank you for sharing!!

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