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Pecan nut (and cinnamon) puff pastry for absolute beginners

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Puff pastry has been tantalising taste buds since, at least, the mid-1600s.

Here’s how to make it:

Ingredients:

  • 400 g roll puff pastry

  • ¼ cup (60 ml) brown sugar

  • 1 tsp (5ml) ground cinnamon, or more if you like

  • 100 g pecan nuts, chopped

  • grated peel of 1 orange

(Serves 4)

Method:

  • Place pastry on a floured surface and roll out slightly thinner.

  • Halve pastry.

  • Blitz nuts, sugar and cinnamon together to create semi-fine crumbs. Mix in orange peel and scatter over pastry.

  • Top with remaining pastry sheet. Gently press to seal sheets together

  • Cut into strips and twist each strip.

  • Bake in a preheated 200 C oven for 15 - 20 minutes or until crisp and golden.

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