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Bacon Puffs    

CD    PIC   35mins plus cooling

 

Makes 8 

   

Recipe Tags:  Cold    Pork   Picnics  Pies

 

Ingredients

100g/4oz Streaky Bacon, finely chopped

12g/ oz Butter

12g/ oz Flour

175g/6oz Flaky Pastry

4-6 tbsp Milk

Black Pepper

Grated Nutmeg

1 Egg, beaten

 

Instructions

 

1. Preheat the oven to 220C, 425F, Gas Mark 7 and roll out the pastry to 6mm/ inch thickness and divide into 8 squares.

 

2. Melt the butter in a saucepan, add the bacon and fry gently until lightly coloured then add the flour and cook for 1 minute stirring.

 

3. Gradually add the milk little by little, stirring all the time, until the mixture boils and thickens. Cook for 1 minute then add the pepper and nutmeg.

 

4. Place a spoonful of this mixture on the pastry squares, dampen edges with a little beaten egg and fold over to form triangles. Press the edges well together and knock up the edges with the back of a knife.

 

5. Put the parcels on a baking tray, brush the top of each with a little beaten egg and bake for 15-20 minutes until golden brown and risen.

 

6. Transfer to a wire rack and leave to cool .  

 

 

 

Main equipment required to make this Recipe

 

Saucepan

Wooden Spoon

Pastry Brush

Baking Tray

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Key techniques required to make this Recipe

To Knock up - No No No ! The term used in pastry making, when two edges of uncooked pastry are pressed together and the cut edges are lightly scored with the back of a knife to produce a better seal.

 

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