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Homemade Funfetti Pop Tarts
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 
Servings: 8
Author: Gemma Stafford
Ingredients
  • 2 ⅔ Cup (375g/12oz) plain flour
  • ¾ Cup (200g/6 ½ oz) cold butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons icing sugar
  • 2 egg yolk
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • generous pinch of salt
  • Egg wash (egg yolk mixed with water)
  • ½ Cup (4 oz/120g) cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoons Sugar
  • 1 tablespoons Sprinkles
  • 1/4 Cup (2oz/60g) Icing sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • water (just enough to make a thick icing)
  • Sprinkles for decorating
Instructions
  1. For the Pastry: Put the flour, icing sugar and salt in a large bowl (or in a food processor).
  2. Rub in the cold cubed butter until it resembles bread crumbs.
  3. Mix together the egg yolks and water and add to the dry ingredients.
  4. Mix in until a dough forms. It doesn't take long.
  5. Wrap the pastry in cling wrap and refrigerate for 30 minute to allow the gluten to relax. (you can freeze the pastry at this point)
  6. Roll out your dough on a floured surface until 1/4 mm thick.
  7. With a pizza cutter or knife cut your pastry to 3inch x 4inch rectangles. You will need 2 for each pop tarts.
  8. Egg wash your pastry, this will help the 2 pieces stick together and give your pop tart a lovely golden color. . Prick the top with a fork to release steam while baking
  9. For the Filling: Mix together the cream cheese, sugar vanilla together. At the end fold in the sprinkles.
  10. Spoon the cream cheese mix into the center of a piece of pastry Take care not to overfill or you would have an explosion.
  11. Bake at 400oF (200oC) for 18-22 minutes or until golden brown.
  12. Mix some icing sugar, vanilla extract water together until thick and spoon over the pastry. And of course finish with sprinkles.