Recipes - Chinese

Nian Gao Baked Puff Pastry
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This new twist to a classic snack is guaranteed to get everyone excited! Your guests will never get enough of these strips of Nian Gao wrapped in puff pastry and baked until golden and slightly oozy in the center. Serve with coffee or tea.
Cooking Time: < 15mins
Serves:3 to 4
Total time: 30mins - 60mins
Course: Dessert
Cook Method: Bake
Cuisine: Chinese









Ingredients:

Nian Gao (Chinese Sticky Rice Cake)
3-4 sheets of puff pastry
Cashew nuts (or peanuts, chopped roughly)
1 egg yolk (lightly beaten)
Black or white sesame seeds
Optional: melted butter for more flavour




Steps:
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Roll out the puff pastry until thin.
  2. Lay and space out the strips of Nian Gao on the pastry sheet before cutting it up into rectangles.
    Tip: Wet your fingers slightly if the Nian Gao becomes a bit too sticky and difficult to handle.
  3. Place nuts on top of the strip of Nian Gao.
  4. Fold the sides and enclose filling into a little roll.
  5. Brush egg wash or melted butter on surface and sprinkle sesame seeds on top.
  6. Bake in oven for 15 mins or until golden brown.

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Nian Gao Baked Puff Pastry

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This new twist to a classic snack is guaranteed to get everyone excited! Your guests will never get enough of these strips of Nian Gao wrapped in puff pastry and baked until golden and slightly oozy in the center. Serve with coffee or tea.

Cooking Time: < 15mins
Serves: 3 to 4
Total time: 30mins - 60mins
Course: Dessert
Cook Method: Bake
Cuisine: Chinese
Ingredients

Nian Gao (Chinese Sticky Rice Cake)
3-4 sheets of puff pastry
Cashew nuts (or peanuts, chopped roughly)
1 egg yolk (lightly beaten)
Black or white sesame seeds
Optional: melted butter for more flavour

Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Roll out the puff pastry until thin.
  2. Lay and space out the strips of Nian Gao on the pastry sheet before cutting it up into rectangles.
    Tip: Wet your fingers slightly if the Nian Gao becomes a bit too sticky and difficult to handle.
  3. Place nuts on top of the strip of Nian Gao.
  4. Fold the sides and enclose filling into a little roll.
  5. Brush egg wash or melted butter on surface and sprinkle sesame seeds on top.
  6. Bake in oven for 15 mins or until golden brown.

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