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Boats, baskets and island (Sat 22.05).

Boats, baskets and island. 3 types of enriched dough with pastry cream.
Not so ‘delicate’ as Danish pastry, but also a lot less fat.


  • 300 g white bread flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • pinch of cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon cane sugar
  • 2 small eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 20 g fresh yeast
  • 50 g butter diced
  • 400 g pastry cream

1. Mix the four, salt, cinnamon and sugar in a bowl.

Add the eggs and the milk, crumble in the yeast. Mix to a soft dough, if to wet and sticky add some flour.  Knead for 2 minutes, to a soft ball.

Add piece by piece the butter, knead well till all the butter is incorporated.
Leave to rise for 40 minutes.

2. Put the dough on a floured surface.

Roll out into a large rectangle.

Cut into 9 about equal size pieces. Put some (2  heaped tablespoons) cream on each piece of dough. Various possibilities to fold the dough together.

Leave to rise for another 30-40 minutes.

3. Bake in a preheated oven for 19-20 minutes at 190 C.
Leave to cool on a wire rack.


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