Puff Pastry Lemon Knots RecipeNancy Piran | The Bitter Side of Sweet
Puff Pastry Lemon Knots are perfect for a light dessert or quick breakfast treat. With just six ingredients, you’ll have them on the table in no time!
I never get tired of coming up with new ideas using puff pastry. Although it seems I tend to lean toward making them all sweet.
I swear I am thinking of new savory puff pastry recipes for you every week!
These puff pastry lemon knots just kind of happened. Remember when I made these Mint Chocolate Cinnamon Sticks for you awhile back?
Well when I was working with the dough I accidently made a knot. Then of course I googled to see if that was even a thing, and it was.
Now I am getting kind of obsessed and variations so expect to see them coming your way!
So, this spring has been pretty big for us. We bought a house and are in the process of trying to move in. June 1st is my personal deadline to having us sleeping in our new home, but I will keep you posted on how that is working out.
We have lots of projects going on in the new house. We’ve installed blinds on all of the windows that didn’t have them and added curtain rods.
My daughter and I painted the mudroom, crown molding, baseboards, the inside of our pantry. My current painting project consist of me adding white paint to quarter round for the floor installers who are coming this week.
That has not been fun at all because I have 21 of those 8-foott rods to get done and put a second coat. I feel somewhat in over my head, but I know it will be great! I will let you know in my next post how much we have progressed in our DIY projects!
For these knots you only need a few ingredients. Puff pastry, lemons and powdered sugar! It’s so easy!
To form your knot, you need to just cut your puff pastry in strips and fold each strip in half. Then you grab each end and tie almost like you are tying a shoe string. And that’s pretty much it!
I was not super worried about the knot being perfect because that is kind of the fun of making them!
One thing I would add is that as the puff pastry softened or came to room temperature the dough was easier to handle and made a prettier knot!
For more lemon desserts check out these lemon blueberry cheesecake cinnamon rolls, this lemon soufflé and this blueberry lemon angel food cake, all equally delicious!
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Puff Pastry Lemon Knots Recipe
- 1 sheet Puff Pastry, thawed
- 1 Egg
- 1 tablespoon Water
- 1/3 cup Powdered Sugar
- 3 teaspoons Lemon Juice
- Lemon Zest
- Preheat oven to 400°F. Mix together egg and water and set aside. Line baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
- On floured surface unfold pastry and roll out into a rectangle. Cut 12 strips.
- Fold each strip in half from top to bottom. Then make a knot.
- Place on baking sheet and brush with egg wash.
- Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
- In the meantime, whisk together powdered sugar and lemon juice.
- Brush on cooled knots. Top with lemon zest.
- Serve and ENJOY!
- Nancy Piran
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- Puff Pastry
- Puff Pastry, Desserts, Breakfasts, Brunches, Family Meals and Snacks, Lemons, Baking, Baked
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- 6 servings
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Author: Nancy Piran
Recipe Yields: 6 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes
Amount Per Serving