Friday, May 11, 2012
Pithivier (Pithiviers in French) is a round pie usually made by puff pastry. It is said that this pastry originates from a town in France called Pithiviers.
275g frozen ready-rolled puff pastry, thawed
egg for egg wash, lightly beaten
1 tsp grated orange zest
1/2 tbsp orange juice
70g ground almond
2. Cut out part of the puff pastry a 15cm circle as the base. Spread filling on the base, leaving 2cm from the edge.
4. Seal and press the edges together with a fork, egg wash the top and line the top with the tip of a knife.
5. Bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from the oven and dust with icing sugar on top.