Cream Puff Pastry Swans

Preparation info
  • Makes

    10 to 12

    • Difficulty


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By James Peterson

Published 2009

  • About

Even though puff pastry swans are one of those old-fashioned decorations that look great on dessert plates or platters, most of us don’t bother with them any more, in part because they look a lot harder to make than they are. The only tricky steps are piping out the teardrop shapes that form the swan bodies and the S-shaped necks. If you have trouble, pipe them out as best you can and if you’re not satisfied, just scrape up the dough and use it to try again. You can serve these swans as des