Aubaine's Galette des Rois

Celebrate the Epiphany in true French style with Aubaine's Galette des Rois.

Ingredients

Zest of 1 orange

Zest of 1/2 lemon

Butter 500g

500g whole eggs

500g caster sugar

500g ground almond

100g plain flour

Method

1. Whip the butter and sugar, then slowly add the eggs until fully mixed in and fluffy. Add in the flour and almond powder and mix until smooth.

2. Place a circle of puff pastry on your workspace/counter with a diameter of 25cm. Using a piping bag, pie the almond mixture onto the circle leaving 2cm from the edge.

3. Eggwash the part with no almond cream on it and place a second disk of puff pastry on top, pressing the 2 joins together.

4. Brush with egg wash and with a paring knife cut a pattern lightly on the puff pastry with out cutting all the way through.

5. Cook for 30 minutes at 180C, then brush with a 50:50 sugar:water syrup immediately when out the oven.

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