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Flaky Snowflake with cream cheese and salmon - The perfect appetizer for Christmas

We've never been so happy to have snowflakes in the house ^^ Because yes, we can assure you that this flaky snowflake will very quickly become an addiction, it's so delicious! Garnished with cream cheese and salmon, your guests will fight for every bite! It's truely the best appetizer ! We let you follow our steps below

Appetizer
20 servings
15 min
25 min
Very Easy

Video

YouTube

Ingredients

20

Materials

  • 1 brush

Preparation

  • Step 1 - Flaky Snowflake with cream cheese and salmon - The perfect appetizer for Christmas
    Combine cream cheese, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Cut the salmon filet into small pieces.
  • Step 2 - Flaky Snowflake with cream cheese and salmon - The perfect appetizer for Christmas
    Unroll the puff pastry on a baking sheet. Spread the cheese mixture on the puff pastry, leaving a border.
  • Step 3 - Flaky Snowflake with cream cheese and salmon - The perfect appetizer for Christmas
    Place the salmon pieces on the cheese, then brush the edge with egg white.
  • Step 4 - Flaky Snowflake with cream cheese and salmon - The perfect appetizer for Christmas
    Place the second puff pastry on top, press on the edge to seal the two pastry and then place a glass in the center.
  • Step 5 - Flaky Snowflake with cream cheese and salmon - The perfect appetizer for Christmas
    Cut the dough into 16, from the glass to the edge. Twist the branches in pairs: the two branches must be twisted outwards then grouped together and sealed.
  • Step 6 - Flaky Snowflake with cream cheese and salmon - The perfect appetizer for Christmas
    When all the branches of the snowflake are created, remove the glass and brush the beaten egg all over the snowflake.
  • Step 7 - Flaky Snowflake with cream cheese and salmon - The perfect appetizer for Christmas
    Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (180°C) for 25 minutes.
  • Step 8 - Flaky Snowflake with cream cheese and salmon - The perfect appetizer for Christmas
    There you are, the snowflake is ready for Christmas party ! You can sprinkle some sesame seeds on top if you wish!

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Observations:

I don't like salmon, how can I replace it?
You can replace the filling with a sauce, add grated cheese, all the fillings are possible. You can also replace the salmon with ham and the cream cheese with bechamel, for example.

Can I make this puff pastry gluten-free?
Yes, you can replace the wheat puff pastry with a gluten-free puff pastry.

Can I freeze the puff pastry?
Yes you can freeze it before cooking, or halfway through cooking and put it back in the oven afterwards.

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