2 sheets puff pastry (450 g each)
400 g hazelnut chocolate praline sauce
200 g mascarpone
50 g roasted hazelnuts
1 egg, for brushing
some flour, for the puff pastry
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- Preheat oven to 190* C (374* F) Fan.
- You will need 2 pastry bags.
- Fill one with the cream cheese and the other with the hazelnut chocolate praline spread.
- Spread out the first sheet of puff pastry and dust both sides with some flour. Cut in to four equal sized pieces in a crisscross manner.
- Place one of the pieces over the handle of a wooden spoon and fold in half.
- Using a sharp knife, cut the dough in to thin strips all the way to the middle.
- Brush off any excess flour.
- Cut the tips off of the pastry bags.
- Pipe out 2 lines of the chocolate praline in the middle of the dough, leaving enough space for another line in between them.
- Pipe a line of the mascarpone in between the 2 lines of chocolate praline.
- To close, fold the strips over the filling, one at a time, creating a type of braid.
- Do not fold over too tightly. Leave some air between so that the steam created when baking can escape, or else the puff pastry will crack open.
- Fold over the edges to close and press down with a knife to make sure it is securely sealed on both sides.
- Carefully transfer to baking pan. You can carefully place your knife underneath the turnover and transfer.
- Repeat the same process for the rest of the puff pastry.
- In a small bowl, lightly whisk 1 egg yolk with 1 teaspoon of water and brush over turnovers.
- Sprinkle with coarsely chopped hazelnuts.
- Place baking pan on the highest rack in the oven and bake for 20-30 minutes, until golden.
- When ready, remove from oven and serve.
Nutrition information per 100 gr.
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.