Pastry Magic Wands

  • 24/10/2005
  • Moderate difficulty
  • 4 – 6
  • 40 min

This is a great recipe which parents can make with the help of the little ones. Play around with it, and create different shapes and sizes. Great for parties, birthdays or even an excuse to spend some quality time with your little ones.

Ingredients 4 – 6 

  • 500 g puff pastry
  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon Vegeta
  • 60 g Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds, chopped

Preparation

  1. 1.
    Thaw out puff pastry. Place 1 sheet on some floured surface. If compact, roll out to a 0, 5 cm thickness.
  2. 2.
    Add Vegeta Gourmet Stock Powder to one egg, and mix (until you get the scrambled eggs texture).
  3. 3.
    Brush over a sheet of pastry, using half of the mixture.
  4. 4.
    Sprinkle with half of the parmesan and pumpkin seeds.
  5. 5.
    Cut the sheet in to sticks, using a sharp knife, approximately 2cm wide and 10 cm long. Then twist them to form a spiral.
  6. 6.
    Repeat the same process with the other half of the mixture and a new sheet of pastry.
  7. 7.
    Cook in heated oven at 210 C for around 15 minutes.

Serving

Serve hot.

Advice

Place puff pastry at room temperature 2 hours prior to preparation.

Energy and nutritive values

Energy and nutritive values are calculated for one serving (i.e. for 1 person). If it is a dessert, energy and nutritive values have been calculated for 100 g.

Nutrient Unit of measure Amount F rda (%) M rda (%)
Energy values kcal / kJ 332 / 1.388 - -
Fat g 15,91 - -
Carbohydrates g 37,34 - -
Dietary fibre g 1,41 - -
Protein g 10,46 - -
Salt g 2,73 0 0
Vitamin A μg 113,21 3 2
Vitamin D μg 17,13 9 9
Vitamin E mg 2,29 10 10
Niacin mg 4,74 34 24
Potassium mg 164,30 4 4
Calcium mg 141,55 14 14
Phosphorous mg 379,23 47 47

* RDA is based on daily allowances for women of 2000 kcal, and for men of 2900 kcal at the age of 25 to 50. (Source: DRI reports - Macronutrients, Elements, Vitamins, www.nap.edu; Genesis R&D and Podravka d.d.)