Vol-au-vent Recipe

Vol-au-vent Recipe

Vol-au-vent is a delicious cake. Learn how to make/prepare Vol-au-vent by following this easy recipe.
Vol-au-vent Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 10.0 / 10 (4 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Ingredients:
  • 1/2 Cup puff pastry dough
  • 8 x 4 inches Square sheets
  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp Water
  • 2 Round pastry cutters (3-7/8 inches & 2-1/4 inches)
  • Parchment paper
  • Flour for dusting
How to make Vol-au-vent:
  • Preheat oven to 425F. Roll the puff pastry dough to 1/4 inch thick.
  • Divide the dough into 8 squares of 4 inches sides.
  • Place the squares on tray with parchment paper and refrigerate for 30mintues
  • Mixed together egg yolk and1 tbsp water, to make the egg wash.
  • To build Vol au Vent, using a pastry cutters, cut two circles of 3-7/8 inches in diameter in two pastry square. .
  • Brush one with egg wash; cut into the centre of the second one a circle of 2-1/4 inch, to obtain a ring.
  • Place the ring on the top of the first circle, edge to edge.
  • Place on tray with parchment paper underneath, refrigerate.
  • Repeat the operation for the following Vol-au-vent.
  • When ready, brush slightly with egg wash and bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
  • Let cool and remove lid and scoop out the inside to form a pastry case.
  • Vol-au-vent is ready.

Top