Special Halloween - Step 2 - The aperitif

Halloween is arrived, we need an aperitif ! An aperitif yes, but abominable of course ;-)

So, here are the "gnomes' fingers" recipe and "bloodthirsty juice" for the occasion...

Caution : Do not forget we aren't allowed to cook alone ! An adult must stay with us. See Instructions.

Gnomes' fingers :

This is in reality little sausages rolled up in a flaky pastry baked in the oven :-)

  • 2 discs of flaky pastry "all butter"
  • 1 package of 10 knacki sausages
  • 1 egg yolk

1. Turn on your oven at 180°C.

2. Spread the discs of flaky pastry and cut the edges to obtain a big rectangle. Keep the edges for the dessert recipe.

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3. Roll up one and half sausage in the flaky pastry. Then, cut the dough.

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4. With a special cooking brush, paint with water the lower edge of the strip of flaky pastry.

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5. Stick the edges of the flaky pastry. Repeat the operation until the end of the two flaky pastries.

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6. Cut each cylinder in six equal pieces, more or less.

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7. Put them on a lightly buttered baking sheet.

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8. With a special cooking brush, paint each piece with a beaten yolk egg with a little bit water.

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9. Put in the oven during 20 minutes.

10. Take them out. Let them cool. Put them in a dish covered with clingfilm.

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11. When you are ready for the aperitif, put them in the oven (at 180°C) during 5 minutes, after having removed the clingfilm of course.

Bloodthirsty juice :

  • one bottle of orange juice
  • grenadine syrup

1. Take two soup plates. Put water in the first and powdered sugar in the second.

2. Take a glass and plunge it back to front into the water and into the sugar after. Do the same with the other glasses.

3. Pour in each glass a dose of grenadine syrup.

4. Then, pour the orange juice.

Next soon !

Séraphine,

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