Raspberry Cookie Stack

Author: Canadian Living

Sabl?astry is a sweet French pastry favoured for its delicate texture. It is used here to make tender cookies for an easy but elegant restaurant-style plated dessert. For a pretty presentation, use different coloured raspberries, such as golden and black.

  • Portion size 8 servings

Ingredients

  • Sable Pastry
  • 1/2 cup Raspberry Coulis
Filling:
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 64 raspberries (about 2-1/2 cups/625 mL)
  • 2 tablespoons icing sugar

Method

Refrigerate pastry for 30 minutes or until chilled. Between 2 sheets of lightly floured waxed paper, roll out pastry to 1/8-inch (3 mm) thickness. Using 2-1/2-inch (6 cm) flower-shaped or round cutter, cut out cookies, rerolling scraps to make 24 cookies. Place, 1 inch (2.5 cm) apart, on parchment paper-lined baking sheets. Freeze for 15 minutes, or refrigerate for 30 minutes, or until firm.

Bake in top and bottom thirds of 350°F (180°C) oven, rotating and switching pans halfway through, for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden. Transfer to racks; let cool. (Make-ahead: Store layered between waxed paper in airtight container for up to 24 hours or freeze for up to 2 weeks.)

Filling: In bowl, whip together cream, sugar and vanilla. Place 1 cookie on each of 8 dessert plates. Top each with about 1 tbsp (15 mL) cream mixture then 4 raspberries. Repeat layers once. Top with remaining cookies.

Dust stacks with icing sugar. Drizzle 1 tbsp (15 mL) Raspberry Coulis around each stack.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 8 mg
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 268.0
  • Total fat 16 g
  • Cholesterol 65 mg
  • Saturated fat 8 g
  • Total carbohydrate 29 g

%RDI

  • Iron 10.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 23.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 4.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 14.0
  • Vitamin C 22.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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