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

(4 votes)

Cherry & pistachio pastries
  • 35 Mins

  • Serves: 4

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

    1427KJ

    341KCAL

    17%
  • Fat

    19.1g

    med

    27%
  • Saturates

    7.6g

    high

    38%
  • Sugars

    14.9g

    med

    17%
  • Salt

    0.60g

    med

    10%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 1189kJ/284kcal.
Ingredients
  • 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)
Method
  • 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).