Goat Cream Cheese and Poppy Seed Pralines with Port Cream and Shortcrust Pastries

 QimiQ Goat Cream Cheese and Poppy Seed Pralines with Port Cream and Shortcrust Pastries

Ingredients for 10 servings

For the port cream

  • 250 g QimiQ Classic, unchilled
  • 200 ml Olive oil
  • 200 g Red onions, 2 pcs, finely diced
  • 20 g Sugar, 2 tbsp
  • Rosemary, optional
  • 250 ml Port
  • 50 g Dijon mustard
  • 20 ml White balsamic vinegar
  • 20 ml Lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper

For the pralines

  • 250 g QimiQ Classic, unchilled
  • 600 g Feta cheese
  • 200 g Soft goats’ cheese
  • 1 pcs Garlic clove
  • 50 g Poppy seeds, ground
  • Lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper
  • Poppy seeds, to coat
  • For the shortcrust pastries
  • 270 g Puff pastry, 1 package
  • Eggs, to brush

Preparation

  1. For the port cream: sauté the onions in half of the olive oil. Add the sugar and allow to caramelize. Add the rosemary and douse with the port. Reduce to half and remove from the heat.
  2. Whisk the unchilled QimiQ Classic smooth and slowly whisk in the remaining olive oil. Add the onion mixture and the remaining ingredients and mix well. Allow to cool.
  3. For the pralines: whisk the unchilled QimiQ Classic smooth. Add the feta cheese, soft goat cheese and poppy seeds and mix well. Season to taste.
  4. Form the mixture into equal sized balls and coat with the poppy seeds. Allow to chill well.
  5. For the puff pastries: cut the puff pastry into 10 equal sized strips (approx. 10 x 4 cm) and brush with the egg. Bake in a preheated oven at 180 °C for approx. 10 minutes.
  6. Serve the goat cream cheese and poppy seed pralines with the port cream and puff pastries.

QimiQ Classic Advantages

  • Creamy indulgent taste with less fat
  • Enhances the natural taste of added ingredients
  • Quick and easy preparation
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