I called them Sfogliatelle just because of the pastry, which has the typical fragrance, and because of the ricotta filling which, flavored with lemon, gives these very fast cakes a unique and delicious taste!
Make them again in 5 minutes, even the cream is prepared cold!
YIELD: Makes 8
- 1 packet puff pastry
- 7 oz strained ricotta
- 3 tbsp of sugar
- 1 beaten egg
- sugar to taste
- zest of 1 lemon
- 1 tbsp semolina flour
- egg wash for brushing as neededMETHOD:1. Start by preparing the filling, take the ricotta in a bowl. Mix in the sugar2. Add the beaten egg3. Next add the zest of lemon.4. Add in the semolina and mix properly to form a smooth paste5. Lay the puff pastry on a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Cut out circles using a lid or a small bowl.6. Spoon the filling mixture in the centre of each circle. Fold the circle over the filling.7. Brush with the egg wash.8. Bake in a preheated oven for 400 F until light golden brown in colour (about 25 minutes).
HOW TO MAKE CLASSIC SFOGLIATELLA?Click here for the recipe:
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How to Make LEMON & RICOTTA SFOGLIATELLAPosted on March 6, 2022
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