Quick strawberry bake

Quick strawberry bake
Makes: 10 bakes
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  • 500 gr puff pastry
  • 55 gr flaked almonds
  • 300 gr double cream
  • 2 tbspn white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 500 gr strawberries
  1. Preheat the oven to 180 °C and line a tray with baking paper.
  2. Roll out the puff pastry until it is as thick as a pound coin. Cut out squares measuring 8 cm. Brush with the beaten egg.
  3. Cut the remaining puff pastry in strips. Glue them on the squares to make the rims.
  4. Prick the base with a fork.
  5. Bake the puff pastry in the oven for 20 min or until fully cooked and golden Brown. Allow to cool on a wire rack.
  6. Roast the almonds in a dry pan until golden brown.
  7. Whip the cream and sugar to stiff peaks.
  8. Spoon the cream onto the bases.
  9. Hull the strawberries and place them in the cream. Garnish with the toasted almonds and maybe some mint.
Stuff to know
Serve the bakes straight after filling or the bases will get soggy.
Replace the whipped cream by a thick custard.
Replace the almonds by pistachio nuts.