First I like to thank those that joined last weeks linky. First up we have the wonderful Beesley Buzz and this week it's a lovely recipe from J as he shows us how to make some fabulous Sultana Scones. J also had a very good taster day at his new school which you can read about.
Then we have the The Brick Castle showing us how to make baked doughnuts in just 30 minutes. mmmmm doughnuts!
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This week, we had a teatime dilemma. I was going to make pizza but we were out and got back a bit late to make the dough. (Note to self - make sure you have some ready made bases in the freezer for occasions like this.) So I thought we could make puff pastry pizza which is one of the favourites of the adults in the household. However, the littlies are not so keen on the ingredients I put on it so I asked Boo what she thought we should put on it. She said just cheese and tomato. Their favourite pizza is margherita. I thought that it would make a rather soggy looking puff pasty pizza so suggested making tarts instead. Of course this would mean cutting the pastry into circles and Boo was really up for that. So this is the recipe we came up with together. Only, Boo decided that she wanted to put the smaller rings she'd cut out on the top, making pies rather than tarts.
250g puff pastry (ready made)
2 tbs passata
50g grated cheddar
1 beaten egg
Roll out the pastry to about 1cm thick
Using a large ring cutter cut out six rings
Using a small ring cutter cut out the middle of three of the rings
using a little of the beaten egg stick the cut out ring on top of the circles.
Fill the middle with a little passata, a sprinkle of cheddar and a slither of mozzerella
brush the edges of the tarts with beaten egg
brush the middle circles you cut out from the rings with beaten egg and put them all on a baking tray,
Cook in a medium oven gas 5 /190C for about 15 mins or until golden brown.
pop the little circles on the top once cooked.
Here is Boo at work.
|rolling and cutting the pastry|
|Adding the filling and brushing with egg|
|The finished product|
I think they worked better cooking the pie tops separately. The kids really loved them anyway.
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