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Luxurious pillage swirls filled with nuts and apricot jam: a quick and easy baking delight

Luxurious pillage swirls filled with nuts and apricot jam: a quick and easy baking delight

Discover the secret to making a quick and easy yet utterly delicious baked good at home with these nut-filled Pillage Swirls. Featuring a rich, nutty filling wrapped in delicate, flaky pastry, each swirl is topped with a dollop of apricot jam and sprinkled with almond flakes. These swirls combine the sweetness of jam with the hearty texture of peanuts, all coated in a buttery batter, making them a perfect treat for any occasion.

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Why you'll love it: These nut-filled loot swirls are not only easy to make, but are irresistibly flavorful. The combination of peanuts and apricot jam provides a delicious contrast of flavors, while the almond flakes add a satisfying crunch. Perfect for those who appreciate a pastry that is both simple to make and refined in taste. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced baker, these swirls are sure to impress with their bakery-quality appearance and delicious flavor.

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Perfect occasion: Ideal for a hearty breakfast, an elegant brunch or as a sweet addition to your afternoon tea. These swirls are also wonderful for festive gatherings like Christmas or Easter, where a homemade bake can make all the difference. Serve them warm for a comforting treat, or at room temperature for a touch of elegant indulgence.

Decorating Tips: For an even more festive look, you can drizzle these pastries with a simple icing made from powdered sugar and lemon juice after baking. This not only adds to their visual appeal, but also complements the nutty and apricot flavors wonderfully.

Ingredients:

  • 1 packet of pilling paste
  • 200 g peanuts
  • 100 ml of milk
  • 20g of sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoons of apricot jam
  • Egg-milk mixture for brushing
  • Almond flakes to sprinkle

Instructions:

  1. Roll out the pill dough and spread the nut mixture (a mixture of peanuts, milk and sugar) evenly on top.
  2. Fold the dough in half and cut it into 7 equal strips.
  3. Twist each strip and shape it into a swirl.
  4. Place swirls on a baking sheet. Press a small indent in the center of each swirl.
  5. Pour the apricot jam into the hollows.
  6. Brush the swirls with the egg-milk mixture and sprinkle with almond flakes.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven at 200 degrees Celsius (392 degrees Fahrenheit) using the upper/lower heat setting for approximately 17 to 20 minutes.

Enjoy these luxurious nut-filled loot swirls, sure to delight with their combination of sweet and nutty flavors, perfect for making any day that little bit more special!

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