Curd Cheese Pastry

Curd Cheese Pastry

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It may seem surprising that Curd Cheese can make a light pastry, but it does. Remember, Pastry is only as good as the flour you use. Don't buy cheap flour.
Calories: 3347

Ingredients
 

  • 8 oz curd cheese
  • 4 oz butter
  • 4 oz margarine
  • 8 oz flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder

Instructions

  • Mix the cheese and fats together and rub them into the flour and baking powder.
  • Refrigerate for a minimum of 3 hours.
  • This pastry can be used to make sweet tarts, Danish pastries, strudels.
  • For a strudel, roll out and spread with chopped apples, jam, raisins, crushed cornflakes and sugar. Roll up and bake.
  • For individual pastries, cut pastry into squares measuring about 5 cm (2 in).
  • Fill with apricot jam, finely chopped apples with raisins, or cheese filling.
  • Either fold over to make a triangle or bring the corners together in the middle.
  • Brush with beaten egg and bake at 180°C (350°F) Gas 4 for 30 minutes.
Calories: 3347 kcal
Carbohydrates: 175 g
Protein: 82 g
Fat: 258g
Saturated Fat: 118 g
Trans Fat: 4 g
Cholesterol: 486 mg
Sodium: 3766 mg
Potassium: 318 mg
Fiber: 6 g
Sugar: 1 g
Vitamin A: 6890 IU
Vitamin C: 1 mg
Calcium: 1950 mg
Iron: 11 mg
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