Puff pastry with blue cheese and figs

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Great dessert creation with savory cheese and sweet figs.

 

Difficulty: Easy

Time: 20 min. preparation time, 15 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 346 / Protein 6g / Carbohydr. 31g / Fat 20g

Ingredients (6 servings)

250 gpuff pastry (defrosted)
75 gblue cheese
3figs
1egg yolk
1 tbspwater
4 tbspsugar
0.5orange
1 tspcinnamon
1 tbsphoney
2 sprigsthyme
salt
pepper

Utensils

fork, pastry brush, baking sheet, baking dish, citrus juicer, citrus zester, oven, baking paper, 2 small bowls, cookie cutter (Ø 6cm) (optional), cutting board, knife

Wine Tip

Pinot Gris, selected harvest, 2009
The matured aroma of this wine sets off this fruity recipe. The soft residual sweetness is the perfect counterpart to the distinctive blue cheese flavor.

Step 1

Puff pastry with blue cheese and figs

Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F. Cut 6 rings out of the puff pastry and place onto a lined baking tray. Gently prick the surface of the pastry with a fork.

fork, baking tray, oven, cookie cutter, baking paper

1 roll puff pastry

Step 2

Puff pastry with blue cheese and figs

Whisk the egg yolk with water and brush the pastry with it. Bake until golden brown, according to package instructions. In a bowl, mix sugar with orange juice and zest, cinnamon, and honey.

pastry brush, citrus juicer, citrus zester, 2 small bowls, cutting board, knife

1 egg yolk / 1 tbsp water / 4 tbsp sugar / 0.5 orange / 1 tsp cinnamon / 1 tbsp honey

Step 3

Puff pastry with blue cheese and figs

Quarter figs and place them in a baking dish. Pour the prepared orange juice mixture over the figs and add thyme, and salt and pepper. Bake for approx. 10 – 12 min. at 180°C/350°F. Place the blue cheese and figs on the pastry, drizzle with the sauce, and serve warm.

baking sheet, oven, cutting board, knife

3 figs / 2 sprigs thyme / 75 g blue cheese / salt / pepper