These fresh and fruity puff pastry horns make a lovely summer treat. Recipe from “Dolci from my Italian kitchen” of Adelina Fiorito.
2 sheets of puff pastry 9.45 x 9.45 inches
12 cream horn molds, + one beaten egg
Limoncello pastry cream + 2 cups of milk
100 g caster sugar (3 & ½ oz) refined sugar
2 whole eggs, + 60 g flour “00” (2 oz) plain flour,
The rind of 2 lemons cut into quarters,
30 ml Limoncello liqueur (one oz) + One cup of whipped cream
Bring milk to simmer with the lemon zest strips, meanwhile mix the eggs and the sugar in a bowl, then add the flour and the Limoncello and mix well, take the milk off the heat and add to the egg mixture.
For the cream horns, cut the pastry sheets into strips of 1.5cm wide, wrap one strip in a spiral fashion starting at the tip and overlap the edge, you will need 2 strips per mold, brush the horns with beaten egg and add some flaked almonds, bake immediately in a preheated oven, 180ºC (350Fº) for 15 minutes or until the pastries are golden, cool down and remove the molds.