Mini palmiers

Mini palmiers
Palmiers are a traditional French patisserie, consisting of folded puff pastry caramelized with sugar. These small versions are made with the shop-bought puff pastry that comes ready-rolled in a circle.
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Last modified on: September 11th 2018

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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 3 min.
Mini palmiers
Preheat the oven to 430°F (220°C).

Unroll the circle of puff pastry and trim into a square or rectangle (or roll out, if it comes as a block).

Stage 2 - 2 min.
Mini palmiers
Glaze the pastry all over.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
Mini palmiers
Sprinkle generously with sugar.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Mini palmiers
Fold the sides of the pastry in to meet in the centre.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Mini palmiers
Glaze again and sprinkle with more sugar.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
Mini palmiers
Fold the pastry in half along the join.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
Mini palmiers
Brush with egg and coat with sugar on both sides.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
Mini palmiers
Finish by cutting the pastry into slices about 1cm (1/2 inch) thick...

Stage 9
Mini palmiers
...and arrange these on a baking sheet, not too close together as they will open out during cooking.

Stage 10 - 20 min.
Mini palmiers
Bake for 20 minutes until golden brown.

Loosen from the baking sheet while hot and leave to cool on a wire rack.
If you make the puff pastry yourself, you can make your palmiers larger as the pastry will be thicker.
Several days in an airtight tin.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
534 Kcal or 2,236 Kj13 gr183 gr81 gr
27 %5 %17 %12 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
144 Kcal or 603 Kj4 gr49 gr22 gr
7 %1 %5 %3 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
27 Kcal or 113 Kj1 gr9 gr4 gr
1 %<1 %1 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Gluten, Milk, Sulfites, Egg
How much will it cost?
  • For 20 pieces : 0.89 €
  • Per piece : 0.04 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée)Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Epiphany galette, Thin summer tart "à la grecque", Two-cheese quiche, Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins, Olive twists, ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Basic cake batter - the French way, Chocolate eclairs, Angevin plum pâté, Apricot and pistachio clafoutis, Cranachan, ... All
Beaten eggBeaten egg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Cramique, Toasted-flour biscuits, How to make tart cases, Rolled chestnut and apple brioche, Epiphany galette, ... All
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