Boiled Creme Treats

— Chef's Note —

The amount of preparation that goes into these things is well worth it. Biting into one of these is a small glance at heaven.

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How to Make Boiled Creme Treats

— Ingredients —

treat dough
treat dough
(see below)
boiled creme
boiled creme
(see below)
1/4 cup milk
1 tsp vanilla
powdered sugar
2 cups powdered sugar

— Instructions —

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (204 degrees C).
  2. Roll out dough into a rectangle.
  3. Cut out large rounds (3-4 inches in diameter) and place on a prepared baking sheet.
  4. Make round indents in each pastry, and allow it to rise slightly. You can flour the bottom of a spice container to easily make the indents.
  5. Bake pastries until golden brown (about 10 minutes). While still warm, renew the indentations.
  6. While the pastries are cooling, make glaze by combining milk, vanilla, and powdered sugar in a medium bowl.
  7. Brush glaze on each cooled pastry, and complete by adding a dollup of boiled creme in the center.

How to Make Treat Dough

— Ingredients —

4 1/3 cup flour
1 cup butter
active dry yeast
2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast
1 1/4 cups milk
1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp salt
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg

— Instructions —

  1. Mix yeast, 2 cups of the flour, sugar, and salt in a large bowl.
  2. Heat milk until warm to the touch, and add to dry ingredients.
  3. Mix in egg, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  4. Add in the remaining 2 cups of flour, 1 cup at a time.
  5. Mix or knead dough into a smooth ball.
  6. Place dough in a clean bowl and cover with a moistened towel. Allow to rise until doubled (about 2 hrs).
  7. Meanwhile, cream remaining 1/3 cups of the flour with the butter, and set in fridge to chill.
  8. Once the dough has risen, roll out on a floured surface into a large rectangle.
  9. Pat and spread butter mixture on top of the rectangle.
  10. Fold dough over the butter, and crimp the edges to seal. (If butter layer has grown too warm, return to fridge until workable.)
  11. At least 3-4 times, roll out the dough into a large rectangle, fold the dough into thirds, and roll out again.
  12. Return to fridge to chill until ready to bake.

How to Make Boiled Creme

— Ingredients —

1 cup milk
1 tsp vanilla
egg yolks
3 egg yolks
3 tbsp flour
1/3 cup sugar

— Instructions —

  1. Heat 3/4 cup of the milk with the vanilla on low.
  2. Whisk egg yolks in a medium bowl.
  3. Whisk in flour, then sugar, and finally, remaining milk.
  4. When milk is almost boiling, combine with egg mixture, stirring constantly to smooth. Increase heat to medium low.
  5. Continue stirring until the creme texture thickens to that of pudding.
  6. Pour creme into a bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and chill.

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— See Also —

Snowberry Crostata
Jazbay Crostata