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Buttery flaky yumminess filled with oozy strawberry fruitiness
These very easy yummy pastries that are perfect for a breakfast treat!

Posted by Stephanie H. Published See Stephanie H.'s 7 projects »
  • How to bake a pastry. Strawberry Pillows - Step 1
    Step 1

    Preheat oven to 200°C. Slice strawberries, removing the stems. Set aside.

  • How to bake a pastry. Strawberry Pillows - Step 2
    Step 2

    Roll out pastry onto a sheet of parchment pre-dusted with flour. This will make it easier to move your parcels plus make it easier to clean up...bonus. Make sure to fix any tears in the pastry.

    *Tip: Don't have a rolling pin? Wrap a wine bottle in cling film and dust with flour. Works great.

  • Step 3

    Cut the rolled out sheet into 6 squares.

  • How to bake a pastry. Strawberry Pillows - Step 4
    Step 4

    Put a teaspoon of jam in the middle of each square. Spread the jam into a thin layer over the pastry leaving a 15cm boarder.

  • How to bake a pastry. Strawberry Pillows - Step 5
    Step 5

    Now place the strawberries on top of the jam on one half of each square keeping your boarder. Sprinkle a little icing sugar over the strawberries.

  • Step 6

    Whisk the egg and brush the egg along the edges of each square. Taking each square fold the side without strawberries over the other, forming a rectangle. Press down the edges to seal your parcels.

  • Step 7

    Move your parcels from the parchment and place on a parchment lined baking sheet. Brush the rest of the whisked egg over each parcel. Then pierce the top of each one with 4 little holes to allow trapped air to release during baking...this will help prevent your pillows from bursting in the oven.

  • How to bake a pastry. Strawberry Pillows - Step 8
    Step 8

    Place in the oven for 25 - 30mins or until the pastry is puffy and golden. Once baked remove from the oven and allow to cool slightly. Dust with icing sugar and serve warm.

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Lauren H.
Lauren H. · Jeannette, Pennsylvania, US
Wow. These look absolutely delicious!

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