Cream Cheese Pastry

Ingredients

3.5 cups plain flour

225g unsalted butter

225g cream cheese

1 tsp salt

2 tbs milk

Method

Place the flour, butter, milk and cream cheese into a food processor and blitz till it resembles crumbs.

Joulutorttu – Finnish Prune Tarts

Joulutorttu – Finnish Prune Tarts

Tip out onto some cling film and press the pastry together with your hands.

Joulutorttu – Finnish Prune Tarts

Joulutorttu – Finnish Prune Tarts

Fold up in the cling film and then place in the fridge to cool completely – minimum of 4 hours. Overnight ideally.

Joulutorttu – Finnish Prune Tarts

Once ready, roll out and cut to the shape and size you want.

Brush with the egg wash if you have the pastry as a top.

Bake in a pre heated oven at 225°C / 450°F for 15 mins or till golden brown.

Cream Cheese Pastry
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Recipe type: Pastry
Cuisine: Dessert
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Serves: 12
 
Ingredients
  • 3.5 cups plain flour
  • 225g unsalted butter
  • 225g cream cheese
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbs milk
Instructions
  1. Place the flour, butter, milk and cream cheese into a food processor and blitz till it resembles crumbs.
  2. Tip out onto some cling film and press the pastry together with your hands.
  3. Fold up in the cling film and then place in the fridge to cool completely. Overnight ideally.
  4. Once ready, roll out and cut to the shape and size you want.
  5. Brush with the egg wash if you have the pastry as a top.
  6. Bake in a pre heated oven at 225°C / 450°F for 15 mins or till golden brown.

 

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