These international bakers' delights are also filled with puddings, mousses, berries, and don't ever forget the whipped cream.
Sometimes you will find vannbakkels in Norway glazed and filled with Norway's famous trollkrem - Oh...what an unforgettable delicious event that is. YUM
Glaze for vannbakels can be made by stirring together confectioner sugar and a tiny amount of milk then drizzle it all over the puff pastry and let the glaze dry before cutting into it.
Of course, glazes can be made with water or juices instead and flavors can be added, such as lemon juice, or other flavors, such as Rum or vanilla flavoring, or whatever flavor you desire.
Turn off heat and cool. Add eggs and stir with an electric mixer until the eggs are added and well-integrated with the dough. Cover dough and cool well.
Spoon unto lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake in a preheated oven at 450°F. for 8 minutes. Turn heat down to 350°F. Bake 20 minutes.
Appetizers or Canapes/Hors d'oeuvres
Cut a mini-puff pastry half-open. Now you can really be creative by filling them with a myriad of spreads and mixes you can make from various kinds of seafood and meats to creamy cheeses and vegetables.
A filled puff pastry will almost look like a half-open shell loaded with appetizing deliciousness.
Make large puff pastries, cut off the top, and fill with salads made with fresh fruit, berries, ham, salmon, tuna, crab, shrimp, chicken, or eggs.
Garnish Serving Plates makes an attractive Presentation.
Keep your entertaining easy and elegant, by placing various salads on the table along with baskets of Puff Pastry or vannbakkels as we called them in Norway, and let your guests serve themselves.
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