Saint Valentine’s Day is a holiday celebrated on February 14 by many people throughout the world. It is the traditional day on which lovers express their love for each other by sending Velentine’s cards, flowers, presents and chocolate. You know, chocolate is the food of Love for its sweet and aphrodisiac effect.
So let’s prepare a delicius present for your fiancé: Valentine’s Hearts.
Recipe for 4 people
600 calories per serving
Ready in 45 minutes
What you need:
500 grams of pastry*
Butter and flour for the pans
Rice for baking pastry bases
Place on a chopping board a sheet of paper for bakery to knead the pastry. With a well-floured rolling pin roll out in the thickness of 4-5 mm.
Grease and flour the molds carefully for heart-shaped cake and lined with pastry, cutting the excess on the edges and punched on the bottom.
Cut a sheet of paper for bakery for each mold, wash it, wring out, dry it and spread it inside. Then fill with rice.
Bake in preheated oven at 180 ° C for 10 minutes, then removing the rice and paper and bake again at 160 ° C for 10 minutes. Continue cooking a few more minutes if they are too pale.
Allow to cool and fill with Nutella. Decorate with the tines of a fork and place the hearts in a cool, dry, well covered.
Can keep for a week.
*If you prefer to cook the pastry instead of buying let’s prepare it!
125 gr butter
250 grams of flour type 00
100 gr sugar
1 packet of vanillin
2 egg yolks
Reduce the butter into cubes and allow it to soften at room temperature.
Sift the flour into a bowl and add the sugar and the packet of vanillin. Mix.
Form a hole in the center of the flour, add the butter and two egg yolks.
Working quickly the ingredients with your fingertips, helping himself with his knuckles, until obtaining a homogeneous mixture.
Wrap in plastic wrap and put the mixture to cool in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
This version of pastry is also suitable for the preparation of cakes, stuffed, even though it is very sweet and buttery.
To roll out the dough, help with two sheets of floured parchment paper soon. Put one on the work surface, place the ball of dough, then put another sheet. Mash with the palm of your hand to flatten it, then use a rolling pin. And turn it from time to stand back from the sheets of baking paper should do from wrinkles.
If the dough is too sticky, flour the pastry board and rolling pin or sheets of baking paper. If it is too dry and tends to break add a tablespoon of cold water or milk.
Remove the baked dough from the oven when golden brown and still soft: cooling tends to harden.
With the dosage regimen will prepare about 500 grams of pasta. The calories refer to 100 gr of product. The preparation of total calories are about 2300.
This article courtesy of ricette dolci “Lo Spicchio d’aglio” .