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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 puff pastry
  • Strawberries
  • For the custard:
    - 3 Egg yolks
    - 3 cups milk
  • - 1/2 cup sugar
  • - 1/2 powdered sugar
    - 1 vanilla bean
  • For the whipped cream:
    -3 cups cold heavy whipping cream
    -1 vanilla bean
    -1/2 cup powdered sugar

METHOD

  1. Roll out the puff pastry and cut out rectangles (2 per cake).
  2. Bake for 10 minutes at 340° F.
  3. For the custard: simmer milk on low heat and add the vanilla bean. In a separate bowl, beat the egg yolks with the sugar and powdered sugar. Incorporate the egg mixture into the milk, and let simmer for a few minutes until it thickens.
  4. For the whipped cream: combine the heavy cream and vanilla bean in a bowl mix. Add the powdered sugar, and whip until firm.
  5. Combine the custard and whipped cream to make whipped custard cream. 
  6. Refrigerate the whipped custard cream for one hour.
  7. Lay out the pastry rectangles, and use a piping bag to pipe out small peaks of whipped custard cream in rows. Alternate with rows of strawberries. 
  8. Layer and repeat. Dust with powdered sugar.
  9. Enjoy! 

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Thermomix blinis. They're like pancakes you put with savory toppings! Discover our recipe

  • 375g flour
  • 160g milk
  • 1 packet of bakers yeast
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tbsp salt
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  • 1 tb Active dry yeast; (see note)
  • 1/4 c Warm water; or
  • Apple juice (98 to 110
  • -degrees)
  • 1 ts Honey
  • 2 c All-purpose flour
  • 2 c Nonfat milk
  • 1 ds Salt
  • 2 Eggs; separated
  • 1 c Evaporated skim milk; well
  • -chilled
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  • 3 large eggs
  • 3 1/4 cups milk
  • 3 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2.5 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 2-2.5 tsp dry yeast
  • Oil to grease the skillet
  • 1 stick margarine to oil ready blini ( I use Smart Balance for a healthier approach)
  • Garnishes
  • Salted herring, thinly sliced
  • Caviar
  • Melted butter
  • Soft boiled eggs, chopped
  • Sour cream
  • jelly
4.1/5 (17 Votes)

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  • 1/3 cup buckwheat flour
  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 packet of yeast
  • 1 scant cup sour cream
  • 1 cup of milk
  • honey
  • 2 eggs
  • salt
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