Recipe: Jolly Pastry Bell

Jolly Pastry Bell


  • 1 roll puff pastry thawed
  • 1 egg for glazing
  • 15 ml white sugar
  • 250 ml fresh cream
  • strawberries
  • kiwi fruit


  • Preheat oven to 200°C
  • Roll out the pastry and cut out a bell shape
  • Place the bell on a lightly greased oven tray, brush lightly with water and prick well with a fork
  • From the remaining puffy pastry, cut out strips (2.5 cm wide), a small circle, and star shapes
  • Make a border around the bell with the strips, place the circle at the top of the bell, and place the stars at the bottom of the bell for decoration
  • Glaze the border, stars and circle with the egg
  • Sprinkle sugar on the border
  • Bake for 15–20 minutes until the pastry has risen and is golden
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool before adding the filling
  • Beat the cream until stiff
  • Add a little sugar and liqueur
  • Spoon into cooled pastry shell
  • Wash and cut fruit and place on cream
  • Sprinkle with a little icing sugar before serving to create a snow effect