Pear and Almond Puffs

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Easy
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8 Servings
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20 minutes bake time

Try this delicious pear and almond puff tart recipe for a tasty treat. Made with Jus-Rol all butter puff pastry and ready in 20 minutes.


Ingredients

  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1.5kg Jus-Rol™ Reduced Fat Puff Pastry, thawed or 3 x Jus-Rol™ Reduced Fat Puff Pastry Sheets, thawed
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 450g Strawberry jam
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 4 x 400g cans pear halves in juice, drained
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 25g Demerara sugar
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 100g chocolate sauce
Equipment required
  • Rolling Pin
  • Sharp knife
  • Pastry Brush
  • Sieve

Method

(If made using a pastry block) Makes 30:
  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C (180°C for fan assisted)/400°F/Gas Mark 6.
  2. Cut the pastry in half and roll out each to a rectangle approximately 30x50cm. Trim the edges straight and leave to rest for 5 minutes.
  3. Cut each into 15 squares, prick each base and spread each with a teaspoon of jam and place a pear half on each.
  4. Sprinkle with sugar and bake for 15 minutes until the pastry is risen and golden. Serve warm or cooled with a drizzle of chocolate sauce.
(If made using pastry sheets) Makes 24:
  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C (180°C for fan assisted)/400°F/Gas Mark 6.
  2. Cut each sheet into 8 squares, prick each base and spread each with a teaspoon of jam and place a pear half on each.
  3. Sprinkle with sugar and bake for 15 minutes until the pastry is risen and golden. Serve warm or cooled with a drizzle of chocolate sauce.