Christmas Tree Puff Pastry

Christmas Tree Puff Pastry

Are you are looking for an easy and festive desert for a family’s/friends’ weekend in order to rise a Christmas spirit? Or an desert for a Christmas Eve? Then you have just found it. In addition, making a desert like Christmas Tree Puff Pastry has never been so easy and fun. Moreover,  it is so simple that requires only few ingredients. 

Therefore, I am sure that  your family and friends will be surprised and impressed by the look and taste of a Christmas Tree Puff. They will love it! P.S. you should consider baking few of them, cause it will disappear straight away.

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Ingredients

  • 2 sheet of a fresh puff pastry
  • 1 egg to the top
  • 2 tablespoon jam
  • 2 tablespoon sugar

Tools

  • a pattern in a shape of a Christmas tree
  • a baking paper
  • a brush
  • a small bawl (to beat an egg)
  • a sheet pan
  • a butter knife

Instructions

Step 1. Preheat the oven to 200°C.

Step 2. Draw a shape of Christmas tree on a carton and cut it out.

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Step 3. Put a baking paper on a sheet pan, place one of the puff pastry sheets and a pattern of Christmas tree on the top.

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Step 4. Take a butter knife and cut your Christmas tree out. Do the same with a second sheet of a puff pastry.

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Step 5. Spread a jam over one of the puff pastry sheets.

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Step 6. Place the other cut out sheet of puff pastry on the top.

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Step 7. Carefully cut slits on both sides spacing them about 2 cm apart. Leave a center intact and remove the excess jam from a baking paper, otherwise it might burn in the oven.

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Step 8. Twist each strip of pastry twice, pressing the ends into the baking paper.

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Step 9. Beat an egg and brush pastry with it.

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Step 10. Sprinkle some sugar on a top.

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Step 11. Bake for 15-20 minutes until golden.

NOTE: The filling may vary from the sweet (chocolate) to the salty (pesto).

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