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Fruity Canoes

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For pastry
  Plain flour 6 Ounce (175 Grams)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Butter 3 Ounce (85 Grams)
  Caster sugar 1 Ounce (25 Grams)
  Egg yolk 1 Large
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
For filling
  Fresh fruit 8 Ounce (Or Canned Cherries, Strawberries, Raspberries, Kiwi, Mandarin Oranges Etc)
  Red currant jelly 4 Tablespoon
  Fruit juice 1 Tablespoon
  Double cream 5 Fluid Ounce (150 Milliliter)

Sift together the flour and the salt.
Rub in the butter until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
Add the sugar and bind everything with the water and egg yolk to form a soft dough.
Turn onto a floured surface and knead gently.
Use the pastry to line 12 boat tins, 4x2 inches, lightly greased.
Prick the sides and bases and bake blind for 10 minutes.
Allow to cool completely and then remove from the tins.
Arrange the fruit attractively in the cases then melt the jelly with the fruit juice over a low heat and brush over the fruit to set.
Leave until the glace has cooled and then spoon the cream into a piping back fitted with a small nozzle and decorate over the fruit.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 196 Calories from Fat 111

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g19.2%

Saturated Fat 3.8 g19.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 30.7 mg10.2%

Sodium 25.2 mg1.1%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.59 g2.4%

Sugars 6.4 g

Protein 1 g2.8%

Vitamin A 5.2% Vitamin C 8.2%

Calcium 0.7% Iron 0.47%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Fruity Canoes Recipe