Recipes

Sweet Chestnut Mascarpone Puff Pastry

  • SERVES:
    Servings
    6
  • PREP TIME:
    Prep Time
    25
    minutes
  • BAKE TIME:
    Cook Time
    20
    minutes
  • TOTAL TIME:
    Total Time
    45
    minutes

ingredients

  • 1 Package TENDERFLAKE Puff Pastry -- defrosted overnight in refrigerator
  • 1 ¼ Cup (312.5 mL) Sweetened Chestnut Puree OR
  • 1 ¼ Cup (312.5 mL) Apples - Peeled and Chopped
  • 2 Cups (500 mL)Warm Water
  • ½ Cup (125 mL) Armagnac Liqueur
  • OR Substitute 2 ½ Cups (625 mL) Warm Apple Juice
  • 4 Tablespoons (60 mL)Sugar
  • 1 Vanilla Bean
  • 2 Cups (500 mL) Pitted Prunes
  • 1 Cup (250 mL) Fresh Cranberries
  • 1 ½ Cups (375 mL) TRE STELLE Ricotta
  • ¼ Cup (31.25 mL) Icing Sugar

directions

  1. PREHEAT oven to 375°F (190°C)
  2. Add Warm Water, Armagnac, Sugar, Vanilla Bean, Prunes and Cranberries to pot and bring to a simmer over medium low heat
  3. Cook and stir until nearly dry
  4. Set aside to cool
  5. Roll out TENDERFLAKE Puff Pastry onto floured surface and cut into 3 ½" - 4" Rounds
  6. Place on parchment lined baking sheet
  7. Spread Chestnut Puree in thick layers over each round and each round with cooked/cooled Cranberry Mixture
  8. Bake at 375°F (190°C) for 15 Minutes
  9. Serve warm with a spoon turned shape of TRE STELLE Mascarpone Cheese on top
  10. Dust with Icing Sugar