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Day #3: Nutella Little Hearts

>> Thursday, March 3, 2011

While I was writing this post, I was thinking about my school and college days memories.. In between school n coaching classes we used to get few hrs gap but not enough to go home, get fresh n come back.. So what we used to do is head straight towards our favourite hang-out.. "Satyam Bakery" or "Utkal Sweets" or "Jalaram Sweets n Snacks".. Apart from tasting all types of pasteries, puffs, street food, there were two items which were "The must" for each one of us... "Britannia Little Hearts" and "a bottle of Pepsi or Coke or Fanta"...

A pack of little hearts will have not more than 15 biscuits and costs around 10 bucks, I suppose. This was way too costly to spend everyday with your pocket-money. But when this truly divine sweet biscuit melt into your mouth you usually forget about your pocket-money or those 10 bucks for 15 pieces.. That's the magic of "Britannia's Little Hearts"..


To be honest, when I came to U.S. I realized what's famous as "Little Hearts" is actually a French pastery called "Palmiers".. But still I would like to name my recipe as "Nutella Little Hearts" rather than "Nutella Palmiers"... :D

So, now lets move on to the recipe..

Ingredients:

Puff pastry sheet
Nutella - 2 tbsp/ pastry sheet or depends on your taste
Powdered Sugar - to sprinkle (optional)


Method:

1. Thaw the puff pastry. Unfold one pastry sheet and roll out with rolling pin, if required.

2. Fold the longest sides towards the center of the sheet. Gently roll the pin over it. Spread nutella over the sheet.


3. Again fold the longest sides towards the center. If you want you can spread another layer of nutella. Otherwise, dampen one side with water, fold it over the other side and gently roll the pin over it.


Do not press hard or else nutella will pop out from the open ends. Cover the log with a plastic wrap and refrigerate it for 1 hr.

Preheat oven to 425F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil.

Take out the folded pastry and cut into thin slices.

Place on the baking sheet . Bake for 8-10 mins, or until golden. Transfer to wire rack and let it cool down to room temperature.

Serve & Enjoy!!!

Sending it to Rumana's "Treat to Eyes: Series 1" event.


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27 comments:

Hema Mahen March 3, 2011 at 11:48 AM  

Wow ....these hearts are so good n tempting....

Pushpa March 3, 2011 at 11:51 AM  

Delicious nutella palmiers,would love to have it with a cup of cold milk.

Reshmi Mahesh March 3, 2011 at 12:11 PM  

Wow...they have come out so good and yummy...

Ms.Chitchat March 3, 2011 at 12:11 PM  

Hey, first time here and absolutely loved ur space, esp the Nutella 'Hearts'. Enjoyed browsing ur posts and glad to follow u :):)

Chitchat

Shanavi March 3, 2011 at 12:14 PM  

wow !!!! so cute..Reshmi, this one is surely bookmarked..wONDERFUL

Priya March 3, 2011 at 12:23 PM  

Wowww those little hearts are truly irresistible...

Kamakshi Prasanna March 3, 2011 at 1:28 PM  

My favourite little hearts...I will have to try this by myself ..thnks for sharing

Gayathri Kumar March 3, 2011 at 2:20 PM  

Wow! Little hearts with nutella-amazing combination..

Kankana March 3, 2011 at 2:26 PM  

aahhh 'little hearts' Britannia biscuits, I am smiling and getting nostalgic as I am writing this! When I had this huge crush on Arvind before we started going around, he had once bought me this biscuits, i am sure it was just because I was hungry and nothing special. But I held on to that packet for a long time and ate eat one of those heart with a hope ! ;) if you know what i mean .. :D
I am saving your recipe in my wish list! I should surprise him someday with these..

Reshmi March 3, 2011 at 2:43 PM  

@kankana - yeah I know what were u thinking at that moment.. ;) It was so nice of u to share ur memories linked with these sweet little hearts..
I enjoyed reading them..

Rasoi

My attempt at The Julie/Julia project March 3, 2011 at 4:10 PM  

Wow.. i remember the little hearts.. they are so cute and beautiful... and urs looks just like the packed ones... beautiful.. and the addition of nutella is delicious :D
Love ur pics :)

Nancy and Vijay March 3, 2011 at 5:12 PM  

Little hearts sounds so much sweeter <3 They looks delicious!

Torviewtoronto March 3, 2011 at 6:14 PM  

beautifully done delicious

Rachu March 3, 2011 at 8:57 PM  

Absolutely wonderful.. great idea to make hearts.. truly great innovation.
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jeyashrisuresh March 3, 2011 at 9:12 PM  

Wonderful attempt and came out well

Kalpana Sareesh March 3, 2011 at 9:14 PM  

in love with these cute hearts..

priya March 3, 2011 at 9:34 PM  

hi reshmi,

thx for visiting my blog, dear...ur posts look awesome.

do keep in touch

MiniBinoy March 4, 2011 at 12:31 AM  

hi reshmi, nice to meet another arien:).nutella had been a constant companion on our brk fst table till my children left for india for higher studies.. after that i had said a big bye to it, since i too had become me an addict.. but now after seeing this post of yours i can no longer cing on to my decision, not to buy it anymore!:).. will surely try it out..have a nice day dear!!

Reshmi March 4, 2011 at 7:49 AM  

@all - thnk u for ur lovely comments..

@minibinoy - these days I'm very passionate about nutella.. my hubby is getting worried about that.. ;)

schmetterlingwords March 4, 2011 at 8:36 AM  

Hi Reshmi,
Thanks for visiting my space and your lovely comments. You have got a beautiful space here. Am glad to follow you too :-) These little hearts have stolen my heart. Sure to try them soon... :-)

Neenu Praveen March 4, 2011 at 11:05 AM  

lukin lovely..hapy to follow u...

Vimitha Anand March 4, 2011 at 11:13 AM  

Lovely little space and happy to follow u... Am completely in love with ur nutella cold coffee...

Rumana Rawat March 7, 2011 at 7:38 AM  

Hi Dear,
Yes, please do send one more time.Hope it should be ok this time. If you can do then mention that you are sending this entry to my contest with blog link/logo on your post. :) Thank you.

Rumana.

Pasta and Paratha March 14, 2011 at 6:22 PM  

Your Little Hearts look so tempting..congrats on winning.

SinFoodie April 5, 2011 at 9:17 AM  

wow..these look amazing !!And the step by step photos are going to be very helpful to anyone who tries this recipe..I am really tempted now to make them soon.

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pharmacy August 22, 2011 at 2:44 PM  

Thanks for the recipe, I will give it a try and it looks pretty delicious.

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