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Peach Floats

Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), diced
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Egg yolk 1
  Cold water 3 Tablespoon
  Peach slices 16 Ounce (Drained)
  Whipping cream 5 Tablespoon
  Apricot jam 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 400┬░ F.

MAKING
2) In a large bowl sift the flour and salt, cut in the butter until the mixture appears to be crumbly.
3) Stir well and add the sugar .
4) Combine the egg yolk with 2 tablespoons water and stir into the flour mixture, blend well into a slightly firm dough.
5) Knead and smoothen the dough on a lightly floured surface, thinly roll out the dough and line 8 boat-shaped 4 1/2x2 inches molds with fluted sloping sides.
6) Prick each shell at the base, place on a baking sheet and put in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.
7) Remove and bake in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes, or until golden and crispy.
8) Cool for about 5 minutes and turn over a wire rack to cool further.

FINALIZING
9) Nicely whip the cream, spoon into a pastry bag with a star nozzle and put in the refrigerator.
10) In a small saucepan strain the apricot jam, stir and melt over a low heat and brush with half the jam on the inner surface of the shell cases.
11) Place equal number of peach slices into the shells, brush with the left over jam, reserving 8 small peach slices for garnish.
12) Pipe the cream over each float and top with a peach slice.

SERVING
13) Arrange in a nice plate and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Peach
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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