Leftover Pastry?

4 and 20 blackbirds baked in a pie...’ so the rhyme goes, but it doesn’t tell you what to do with the leftover cuttings.  That’s where this (black) bird comes in!! Check out my fabulous, quick and delicious tips below.



Recipe & Information

So what to do with those leftover strips and bits, after you’ve rolled and cut it to shape. Well, I’d like to show you a few ideas, that I’ve put in place, so you can get the best out of yours too!

** WHAT YOU NEED ** Rolling pin, knife, baking tray
SWEET : 2 tbsp Sweet As Butter Hax melted + 1 tbsp icing sugar.
SAVOURY : 2 tbsp Garlic, Herb & Chilli Butter Hax, melted + 2 tbsp parmesan grated.

Preheat oven to 200 + Roll out to any shape + Cut into long straws + Paint with the melted butter, give them a bit of a twist. Then pop onto a lightly greased baking tray.

SAVOURY : Sprinkle with parmesan, give them a bit of a twist, pop onto a lightly greased baking tray then into the oven. Bake until crisp and golden. Use with dips, on platters, for lunch boxes or just as a snack. Store in an airtight container.

SWEET : Once baked, crisp and golden. Remove from the oven and dust with icing sugar.
Fabulous with mousse, ice-cream. Great for afternoon tea with a cuppa. Or dip the ends in chocolate for a fabulous treat.


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