Time: 1/4 hour or 20 minutes.

Sufficien: 18 or 20 for a dish.

Seasonable at any time.

  1. 1/2 lb. ofPuff-paste
  2. 3 oz. of almonds
  3. sifted sugar
  4. the white of an egg
  5. apple jelly
  6. strawberry jam
  • Roll the paste out to the thickness of 1/4 inch,
  • With a round fluted cutter, stamp out as many pieces as may be required
  • Work the paste up again, roll it out
  • With a smaller cutter, stamp out some pieces the size of a shilling
  • Brush the larger pieces over with the white of an egg
  • Place one of the smaller pieces on each
  • Blanch and cut the almonds into strips lengthwise
  • Press them slanting into the paste closely round the rings
  • When they are all completed, sift over some pounded sugar
  • Bake for about 1/4 hour or 20 minutes
  • Garnish between the almonds with strips of apple jelly
  • Place in the centre of the ring a small quantity of strawberry jam
  • Pile them high on the dish, and serve

  • Source: The Book of Household Management by Isabella Beeton (1859)

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