Ingredients

Main Ingredients

  • 1 sheet puff pastry
  • 1 cup frozen cherries (about 140 grams / 5 ounces)
  • Sugar + cinnamon to taste
  • Condensed milk
  • Pistachios and pistachio crumbs for garnish

Equipment

  • Baking Tray

    Ensure it's large enough for the puff pastry to lay flat. A non-stick tray makes cleaning easier.

  • Oven

    Preheat to 390°F (200°C). Consistent temperature is key for a golden and puffy result.

  • Parchment Paper

    Helps in preventing the puff pastry from sticking to the tray; makes clean up a breeze.

  • Measuring Cup

    For precise measurements of cherries and other ingredients.

Instructions

Step 1

Preparing and Baking

Preheat your oven to 390°F (200°C).
Lay out the puff pastry sheet on a baking tray.
Evenly spread the frozen cherries over the puff pastry.
Sprinkle sugar and cinnamon over the cherries according to taste.
Generously drizzle condensed milk over the top.
Garnish with pistachios and pistachio crumbs.
Bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes, until golden and puffy.
Enjoy your quick and delicious Cherry & Pistachio Puff Pastry!

Servings

✨ Ready to elevate your pastry game? Here are some exciting serving suggestions for your Cherry & Pistachio Puff Pastry:

Decadent Dessert: Serve warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. The juxtaposition of warm pastry and cold ice cream is irresistible! 🍦

Brunch Delight: Slice into squares and serve at your next brunch. Pair with mimosas or your favorite coffee for a delightful morning treat. 🥂

Elegant Dinner Party: Cut into bite-sized pieces and arrange on a decorative platter. Garnish with extra pistachio crumbs for added flair. This visually stunning dish will leave your guests in awe. 🍽️

Variations

Gluten-Free Option: 🌾🚫

  • Use gluten-free puff pastry available at most grocery stores.
  • Ensure all other ingredients are certified gluten-free.

Vegan Delight: 🌱

  • Opt for a vegan puff pastry and replace condensed milk with a vegan alternative, such as sweetened condensed coconut milk.
  • Verify that your sugar and pistachios are free from animal products.

Faq

  • What should I do if the puff pastry isn't getting golden?

    Adjust your oven temperature slightly higher and keep a close watch to prevent burning.

  • Can I use fresh cherries instead of frozen?

    Yes, fresh cherries work well too. Adjust the sugar based on the sweetness of the cherries.

  • How thin should I spread the cherry layer?

    A single, even layer is best to ensure uniform baking and flavor distribution.

  • Is it okay to prepare this pastry in advance?

    It's best enjoyed fresh, but you can prepare and assemble it a few hours ahead, refrigerate, and then bake just before serving.

  • What other nuts can I use for garnish?

    Almonds or walnuts also complement the cherries beautifully. Feel free to experiment!

  • Can I add a touch of lemon zest for extra flavor?

    Absolutely! A bit of lemon zest can add a refreshing, tangy note to your pastry.

Nutrition facts

Easy Cherry & Pistachio Puff Pastry Delight
Recipe Yield:4 servings
Calories:Approximately 400 calories per serving
Calories (Min - Max):350 - 450
Total Fat:20g
Saturated Fat:5g
Protein:5g
Total Carbohydrate:45g
Total Sugars:25g