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Mini pithiviers

This is one of my favorite desserts/snacks. Whenever I make it, everyone likes it. It is sweet, but not too sweet. The pastry is so crispy. Perfect to serve as a dinner dessert with your favorite ice cream. Or, it goes well with afternoon tea. Simple and delicious. Good looking too with the golden-brown color and the almond aroma. My mouth is watering now… 🙂 Makes 13 INGREDIENTS Filling 80g unsalted butter 70g caster sugar 1 egg, beaten 1 tablespoon white wine 1 small orange zest, finely grated 70g ground almonds 10g plain flour Pastry 3 sheets of pre-made puff pastry 1 egg, beaten icing sugar INSTRUCTIONS Beat the butter and sugar in a bowl until pale and creamy. Mix in the egg, white wine and orange zest. Mix well. Fold in the ground almonds and flour. Leave the filling in the fridge while prepare the pastry. Preheat the oven to 200ºC. Line the baking try. Use a cookie cutter to cut out circles and place on the baking paper. Spread the filling over the …