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Cinnamon twists by synconi Cinnamon twists by synconi
A last baking hurrah before I leave home and our crazy, temperamental oven. In fact, this year I'm living with a bunch of my friends in a house WITH an oven (unlike my previous two years) so maybe I'll find time to whip up some yummy baked things...
This was my first ever attempt at puff pastry and I am chuffed that they actually puffed!

And maaaaaan, they were delicious...:drool:


I made ten twists from these quantities, took me about 1.5 hours in total (including fridge time):

Puff pastry: 110g cold butter, 140g plain flour, some water (I used only a couple of dashes)
+ Cut the butter into cubes, pour the flour over and rub with fingertips until get rough breadcrumbs. Add a little water until it comes together in a dry dough
+ Roll out onto a floured surface into a rectangle and fold into thirds, repeat about 5 times (I avoid rolling across the pastry, only along the long side)
+ Stick in the fridge for > 30 mins

Cinnamon sugar filling: 60g white sugar, 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
+ Mix together cinnamon and sugar
+ Take pastry out of the fridge and roll out into a rectangle on a cool, floured surface until about 0.5cm thick
+ Melt 25-30g butter, spread over the pastry (I don't have a brush so I just pour and use my fingers) then sprinkle most of the cinnamon sugar over and rub in

+ Fold pastry in half lengthways, cut into strips (~inch wide)
+ Twist the pastry strips and stick to greased baking tray, spinkly cinnamon sugar over the twists
+ Bake for 15 mins on 180oC until golden and crispy

EAT EAT EAT ^_____________^


Thanks for looking!

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MysteriousB Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I'll have to try this ...maybe for Thanksgiving! :yum:
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CookiemagiK Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
We're making this RIGHT NOW! :iconexcitedplz:
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volatilethresher3321 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2013  Student Artisan Crafter
Makes me really hungry right now!!
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Nenesta Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh that looks and sounds really delicious :drool:
Now I want to try it out myself D:
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BANA-GONGCHAN Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I'll try making this someday! XD
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FenrirRose Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Just seeing and reading this made me feel incredibly hungry x) 
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avguztina Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013
<font><font>Спасибо за рецепт.</font></font>
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etheerea Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
You know, these are going to be my lifetime meme =P
I love to bake fresh and healthy food for me and my kids and as soon as they saw your twists they were shaking like crazy screaming they wanted them =)

Allergic/Intolerant mode on
I will replace sugar with fruit composts and butter with plain quark (in other recipes I'm used to have fruit quarks just to add extra popping flavour) and white flour with almond flour.
Allergic/Intolerant mode off

Thanks for this recipe, I hope many more will follow!
And good luck in moving on, must be awesome =)
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DzikieMaslo Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013
Yummi! I have to try this recipe :)
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synconi Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013   Artisan Crafter
You should! Feel free to ask me any questions to clarify, I've only noted down the bare bones here :)
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