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Cream Horns

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Cream horns is a puff pastry dessert filled with whipped cream. Easily made with a prepared puff pastry, the cream horns are topped with grated chocolate and chilled to serve.
Ingredients
  Basic puff pastry 1⁄2 (1/2 recipe)
  Egg yolk 1
  Water 1 Teaspoon
  Whipping cream 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Powdered sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Grated chocolate 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Roll pastry into a 15 x 9 inch rectangle.
Cut into 9 (15 x 1 inch) strips.
Starting at tip of mold, wrap one strip around an ungreased 4 inch metal cream horn mold, winding strip spiral fashion and overlapping edges about 1/4 inch.
Place on a lightly greased baking sheet, end of strip down.
Repeat with remaining strips.
Combine egg yolk and water; brush over entire pastry.
Freeze 10 minutes.
Bake at 425° for 10 to 12 minutes or until puffed and golden brown.
Remove from oven, and gently slide molds from pastry.
Turn oven off.
Return pastry to oven for 10 minutes.
Remove from oven, and cool completely on a wire rack.
Combine whipping cream and powdered sugar; beat at high speed of an electric mixer until soft peaks form.
Spoon whipped cream into a decorating bag fitted with metal tip No.4B.
Pipe whipped cream into pastry horns.
Sprinkle grated chocolate over tops of cream horns.
Chill until ready to serve.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked

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