A Queen In The Kitchen web series is finally back!!!
In today’s episode we’ll celebrate Easter by preparing a mouthwatering Italian dessert : Colombine di Pasqua (puff pastry Easter doves). These “colombine” are super cute, dove shaped pastries filled with Chantilly Cream, a sweet cream made of fresh whipped cream, sugar and vanilla extract.
Another recipe homemade, simple and delicious I have included in my very first cookbook A Queen In The Kitchen, available paperback and Kindle edition on Amazon.
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Buona Pasqua…HAPPY EASTER!!!
Photo by Maurizio “OttO” De Togni – A Queen In The Kitchen
Difficulty : easy
Prep Time : 20 min.
Cook Time : 10 min.
1 package frozen puff pastry, thawed
1 egg, beaten
For the Chantilly Cream
8 oz heavy whipping cream, cold
1 tbsp granulated sugar
1 tbsp vanilla extract
powdered sugar, to dust
Preheat oven at 350 F degrees.
With a dove shaped cookie cutter, cut the thawed puff pastry into doves.
Move the doves onto a baking sheet covered with parchment paper and brush them with the beaten egg.
Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown.
Allow to cool completely on the baking sheet.
Prepare the chantilly cream whipping the cold whipping cream with a hand or stand mixer.
When the cream is almost whipped, add the sugar and vanilla extract and continue to whip until stiff peaks form.
Place the whipped cream on a pastry bag with a star tip or plain round tip.
Stuff half of the doves with chantilly cream, than cover the stuffed doves with the remaining half.
Dust with powdered sugar.
Ale Gambini (Host, Chef, Author)
Maurizio OTTO De Togni (Executive Producer, Music, Photo)
Mirko “Mirakle” Urania (Director, Video Maker, Editor)
Produced by: BreadLoveAndDreams and SuperOttO Publishing
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