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Whipped Cream Pastries With Jam and Coffee Glaze

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“These sweets are enjoyed with coffee or tea. Time does not include needed refrigeration time. Taken from for ZWT.”
1hr 15mins
8 slices

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Line heavy large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Roll out pastry on floured surface to 15x12-inch rectangle.
  4. Cut crosswise into three 12x5-inch strips.
  5. Transfer 2 pastry strips to prepared sheet, spacing evenly (freeze third strip for another use).
  6. Pierce pastry all over with fork; freeze 10 minutes.
  7. Bake pastry strips until golden and puffed, about 15 minutes.
  8. Transfer baking sheet to rack; cool pastry.
  9. Using long serrated knife, trim top side of pastry layers horizontally so that they are flat and even. (Pastry can be prepared 8 hours ahead. Store airtight at room temperature.).
  10. Combine 2 teaspoons water and espresso powder in medium bowl; stir to dissolve.
  11. Mix in enough powdered sugar by tablespoonfuls to form thick spreadable icing.
  12. Spread icing over bottom side of 1 pastry sheet. Let stand until icing sets, about 20 minutes.
  13. Place remaining 1 tablespoon water in heavy small saucepan. Sprinkle gelatin over; let stand 10 minutes to soften.
  14. Add 2 tablespoons cream to gelatin mixture and stir over medium-low heat until gelatin dissolves, about 1 minute; remove from heat.
  15. Pour 1/2 cup cream into large bowl.
  16. Add 1 tablespoon sugar, vanilla and gelatin mixture and beat to stiff peaks.
  17. Place second pastry strip on work surface, trimmed side up; spread jam over.
  18. Top with dollops of whipped cream; spread gently to cover.
  19. Top with iced pastry, iced side up.
  20. Refrigerate at least 1 hour and up to 3 hours.
  21. Using serrated knife, carefully cut pastry crosswise into 8 slices.

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