Scrumdiddlyumptious might be tricky to roll off the tongue but their delectable recipes are another story. Their channel boasts a variety of easy-to-follow recipes that will help you impress your friends and family without even having to go through cooking classes and the French vocabulary that comes with it. With over one million subscribers, their channel has been a go-to place for simple yet creative approaches to our usual recipes.
In this video, they will be using one of the most versatile ingredients that you will have on your shelf. With the store-bought versions saving you precious time and flour, puff pastry will open a door of recipes that will surely give you the itch to try. From pies to wellingtons, and desserts, puff pastries will elevate your recipes that will make you feel like a pro.
Scrumdiddlyumptious might have grown bored with your usual cinnamon rolls, but they sure did not run out of things to do with puff pastries.
1. Crunchy Strawberry Rolls
Light up the potluck with these quirky rolls of strawberry goodness. These spiral rolls will surely impress your friends and is a great way to get creative with the filling. You can play around with peaches, blueberries, and other tarty treats for more variety. You can see the full recipe here.
2. Chocolate Braid
Come on, this recipe just used an entire block of chocolate. What’s not to love? The braiding part might be a handful (it’s not that hard, trust us!), but you got to put on some dexterity so you can enjoy this delectable treat. Try this with dark chocolate for a richer dessert or white chocolate if you feel like Christmas. Check out the full recipe here.
3. Cinnamon Palmier Cookies
With only three ingredients – sugar, cinnamon, and puff pastry, you can make a perfect tea companion. They are crunchy, light, and easy. Make it in the afternoon and you would still be on time for tea. Here’s the complete recipe.
4. Chocolate Croissants
If there’s one boon that puff pastries gave to mankind, it is making this rather intimidating French bread accessible. All you need is a chocolate of your choice for the filling, and basic knowledge of trigonometry – also known as “shapes”, because you will be cutting some triangles. They’ll forget you burnt the casserole if you serve them some French pastry with that oozing chocolate-y filling. You can check the full recipe here.
5. Cherry Cream Tart
Imagine having a beautiful dessert centerpiece without sweating a brow. You can also whip this recipe out if you need some emergency birthday cake. This simple cream tart recipe can be played in a variety of ways but will always give you a winning dessert. Here’s the complete recipe.
6. Strawberry Cream Danish
The Danish is the croissant’s fancier cousin, and the best thing about that is they both use puff pastries. This pocket full of good stuff will definitely make your friends fight for seconds. Try this with other tart fruits and jams as well to spice up your desserts. You can check the full recipe here.
7. Mini Apple Strudel Rolls
Don’t know what to do with your leftover apples from autumn? Why not turn them into these hearty strudel rolls? T The recipe cuts down on the preparation time but it’s not skimping you off the taste. It’s unbelievably easy, you would want to keep the recipe close by. Read the full recipe here.
8. Apple and Pear Surprises
Now, here’s a fun take on your usual caramel apples. Surplus apples and pears can be turned into a lavish dessert and you would only need to put them on top of one another. How’s that for quick dessert surprises? See how it’s done by clicking on this link.
9. Portuguese Custard Tarts
These iconic regional treats would surely impress your friends and family, and you don’t even need to book a ticket and pray for your pastries to survive the trip back. You can bake these as gifts or you can enjoy the custardy goodness just to splurge on yourself. Check the full recipe here.
10. Cinnamon Roll Apple Pie
Okay, maybe we mentioned we’re not dealing with cinnamon rolls but hear us out. If you want to make a pie but you can’t get the crust perfect, you can always use puff pastry to make that iconic American dessert. You can literally smell this pie even if you’re just reading about it! Read the full recipe here.
Watch the full video below and discover the various desserts you can make with puff pastry.
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