Papillon

Preparation info

  • Makes

    8

    servings
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Simple Art of Perfect Baking

By Flo Braker

Published 1984

  • About

This pastry, made in the shape of a butterfly and spread with ground almonds, is not too rich or sweet and so is ideal to serve at brunch. It is the same as the classic Pithiviers. The inspiration for its dramatic shape came from Switzerland at the Richemont Professional School.

Ingredients

Method

Advance Preparations

Prepare Classic Puff Pastry. Refrigerate it until ready to use.

Prepare Ground Almond Frangipane. Refrigerate it until firm (at least 4 hours).

Rolling the Pastry

At least 2 hours before baking, cut the puff pastry in half; return one ha