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NIFLETTES DE LA TOUSSAINT : the easy recipe

 

 

The niflettes are tartlets made from puff pastry garnished with custard of egg yolks, sugar, flour and milk; sometimes flavored with orange blossom.

Specialty Provins (Seine and Marne), niflettes were prepared in the Middle Ages for All Saints. According to tradition, this pastry was offered to orphans who cried and sniffed at their parents’ burial, telling them “Do not flounder” (do not cry anymore).

Today, the niflette is made in the region of Provins during the two weeks before and the two weeks after All Saints. Since 2018, the city of Provins organizes a feast of niflette November 1er.25601-181015105819267-0-854x1203

Level of difficulty: easy
Preparation time : 20 min
Rest time :-
Cooking time : 15 min
Total time : 35 min
Ingredients: 6 guests
Puff pastry (450 g)
Garnish :
2 egg yolks
70 g sugar
1 sachet of vanilla sugar
1 c. to s. of flour
25 cl milk

 

 

 

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