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Strawberry turnover recipe

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Indulge without remorse in the strawberry turnover. Use fresh or frozen strawberries. These home-made strawberry turnovers are flaky and delicious.

Ingredients

Strawberry turnover Filling (make about 3 cups)

1/2 cup cornstarch

2 cups strawberry juice

1/2 cup white sugar

1 tsp. vanilla extract

1 tsp. cinnamon

1 egg, beaten

1 cup fresh or frozen strawberries, cut into chunks

Strawberry turnover dough recipe (flaky pastry) (2 lbs. flaky pastry, make 12 turnovers)

1/2 cup butter

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 tsp. salt

1 cup ice-cold water

Filling Method

Step1

In a bowl, dilute cornstarch in 1/2 cup fruit juice. Set aside.

Step2

In a saucepan, heat remaining fruit juice, sugar, vanilla and cinnamon. Add strawberries. Bring to a boil. Let mixture boil for 1 minute.

Step3

Add fruit juice and cornstarch mixture, stirring vigorously, boil until mixture bubbles. Turn off heat, continue stirring for 2 minutes. Set aside to cool.

Flaky Pasty Method

Step1

In a bowl, cream butter. Fold in flour and salt, mixing until granular. Make a well in the centre. Pour in water, with a spatula, gently glide flour into water.

Step2

Wit hands, knead 4-5 times until dough is smooth and no longer sticks to hands. Shape into a ball.

Step3

Transfer dough to a floured cookie sheet. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 20 minutes.

Method

Preheat oven to 350 F OR 175 C.

  • Roll out flaky pastry to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut into 4 x 6-inch ovals. With a pastry brush, moisten oval edges with water. Spoon 1/4 cup strawberry filling into the centre of each. Fold turnovers, pinching edges to seal. With a knife, cut small holes to vent.
  • Transfer turnovers to a buttered dampened cookie sheet, with a brush, glaze turnovers with beaten egg. Let stand for 15 minutes before baking. Bake in oven for 20 minutes. Cool turnovers before serving.

Variation

  • With a pastry bag, stuff baked cooled, turnovers with Chantilly cream.

strawberry turnover

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