Cherry and pistachio pastries

Cherry & pistachio pastries

Serve warm with a scoop of ice cream, or with a cup of coffee as a lazy weekend breakfast treat

By , 13 July 2016
Cherry & pistachio pastries
  • Ready in: 35 mins
  • Serves: 4
  • Price: 63p per serving

Juicy and delicious, red cherries are a summer fruit to make the most of. Enjoy them in our pick of the best sweet and savoury dishes.

Nutritional Info
Each 120g serving contains
  • Energy 1426KJ 341KCAL
  • Fat med
  • Saturates high
  • Sugars med
  • Salt med
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 1188kJ/284kcal.
  • 100g ripe cherries, pitted and halved
  • 1tbsp caster sugar
  • 2tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1tsp ground coriander
  • 1tsp cornflour
  • 4 Jus-Rol Puff Squares
  • 50g Chosen by you White Marzipan, grated
  • 1 beaten egg to glaze
  • 25g shelled pistachios, toasted and chopped
  • Icing, to decorate (optional)
  • Preheat the oven to 200C/ 180C Fan/Gas 6.

  • Mix the cherries together with the sugar, ground spices and cornflour.

  • Put the pastry squares on a lined baking sheet. Prick with a fork. Scatter grated marzipan over each one, within a 2cm border.

  • Fold one corner of each square into the centre, brush with beaten egg, then fold in the opposite corner, with a slight overlap. Press firmly.

  • Spoon the cherries into the centre, brush the pastry with egg and bake for 15-18 mins, until golden. Scatter on the pistachios and decorate with the icing (if using).