World Cuisine

Almond Bites

prep 20 mins cook 15 mins
  • 250 g (8 oz) whole almonds
  • 500 g (1 lb) puff pastry
  • 1 egg yolk, beaten, to glaze

Sprinkle the almonds with salted water and toast for around 10 minutes in a frying pan over a medium heat, stirring from time to time.

Preheat the oven to 200°C (400°F), Gas Mark 6.

Remove the pastry from the refrigerator, roll out, and cut into rounds using a 4 cm (1½ inch) pastry cutter. Place an almond in the centre of each, fold over to enclose, and glaze with the egg yolk.

Place on a greased baking tray and cook for 15 minutes.

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