Puff pastry with blue cheese and figs

Puff pastry with blue cheese and figs

8 ratings

Sabine, mom and dedicated cook


„Great dessert creation with savory cheese and sweet figs.“

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
15
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-6+
250 g
puff pastry (defrosted)
75 g
blue cheese
3
figs
1
egg yolk
1 tbsp
water
4 tbsp
sugar
½
orange
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tbsp
honey
2 sprigs
thyme
salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial
  • 250 g puff pastry (defrosted)
  • 75 g blue cheese
  • 3  figs
  • 1  egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • ½  orange
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • salt
  • pepper

Utensils

  • fork
  • pastry brush
  • baking sheet
  • baking dish
  • citrus juicer
  • citrus zester
  • oven
  • baking paper
  • 2 small bowls
  • cookie cutter (Ø 6cm) (optional)
  • cutting board
  • knife

Enjoy with

Pinot Gris, selected harvest, 2009
The matured aroma of this wine sets off this fruity recipe. The soft residual sweetness is the perfect counterpart to the distinctive blue cheese flavor.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
346
Protein
6g
Fat
20g
Carb
31g

Step 1/3

Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F. Cut 6 rings out of the puff pastry and place onto a lined baking tray. Gently prick the surface of the pastry with a fork.
  • 1 roll puff pastry
  • fork
  • baking tray
  • oven
  • cookie cutter
  • baking paper

Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F. Cut 6 rings out of the puff pastry and place onto a lined baking tray. Gently prick the surface of the pastry with a fork.

Step 2/3

Whisk the egg yolk with water and brush the pastry with it. Bake until golden brown, according to package instructions. In a bowl, mix sugar with orange juice and zest, cinnamon, and honey.
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • ½ orange
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • pastry brush
  • citrus juicer
  • citrus zester
  • 2 small bowls
  • cutting board
  • knife

Whisk the egg yolk with water and brush the pastry with it. Bake until golden brown, according to package instructions. In a bowl, mix sugar with orange juice and zest, cinnamon, and honey.

Step 3/3

Quarter figs and place them in a baking dish. Pour the prepared orange juice mixture over the figs and add thyme, and salt and pepper. Bake for approx. 10 – 12 min. at 180°C/350°F. Place the blue cheese and figs on the pastry, drizzle with the sauce, and serve warm.
  • 3 figs
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 75 blue cheese
  • baking sheet
  • oven
  • cutting board
  • knife

Quarter figs and place them in a baking dish. Pour the prepared orange juice mixture over the figs and add thyme, and salt and pepper. Bake for approx. 10 – 12 min. at 180°C/350°F. Place the blue cheese and figs on the pastry, drizzle with the sauce, and serve warm.