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Figolla

Ingredients

For the Pastry:

  • Vanilla Essence
  • 400g Self Raising Flour
  • 200g Rico White Sugar
  • 200g Margarine
  • Juice and grated peel of ½ lemon
  • 1-2 eggs
  • Milk if needed

For the Filling:

  • 200g Ground Almonds
  • Almond Essence
  • 100grms Rico White Sugar
  • Water

 

Directions:

Pastry

  • Work the margarine well into the flour.
  • Beat the eggs well and mix with sugar. Add flour and margarine.
  • Add rest of ingredients and work into dough.

Filling

  • Mix the sugar with water and bring to the boil.
  • When the mixture threads add the ground almonds
  • Stir well and when done remove from fire and allow to cool.

Assembly

  • Heat oven
  • Roll out the pastry and cut two identical shapes.
  • When the almond paste cools, spread it on one the shapes.
  • Place the other identical shape and press together.
  • Place the figolla on a grease baking tin and bake.
  • When baked leave figolla to cool.
  • Decorate as desired using either icing sugar or melting chocolate.
  • Place an Easter egg in the centre of figolla while icing or chocolate is still soft.
We would like to inform our customers that between the 10th August till the 19th August no deliveries will be made. Deliveries will resume on the 22nd August. Thank you.
We would like to inform our customers that between the 10th August till the 19th August no deliveries will take place. Deliveries will resume on the 22nd August. Thank you.