Aperitif Christmas tree

Aperitif Christmas tree

Total: 1 hr | Active: 30 min.
Nutritional value / piece: 122 kcal
, Fat: 6 g
, Carbohydrate: 12 g
, Protein: 5 g


30 pieces


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500 g white flour
1 ½ tsp salt
½ cube yeast
3 garlic cloves, squeezed
2 tbsp thyme, finely chopped
3 tbsp flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
3 dl full-cream milk
50 g salted butter, cut into pieces, soft

To shape

200 g tangy Gruyère
1 egg
60 g salted butter, melted
3 garlic cloves, squeezed
2 tbsp thyme, finely chopped
3 tbsp flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
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How it's done

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Mix the flour, salt, yeast, garlic and herbs in a bowl. Add the milk and butter, knead to form a soft, smooth dough. Cover and leave to rise at room temperature for approx. 1½ hrs. until doubled in size.

To shape

Divide the cheese into 30 pieces. Shape the dough into approx. 30 balls and flatten a little. Place 1 piece of cheese in the middle of each piece of dough, shape into balls. Place on a baking tray lined with baking paper in the shape of a tree, brush with egg. Mix the butter, garlic and herbs, use to glaze the tree.

To bake

Approx. 30 mins. in the lower half of an oven preheated to 200°C.

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