Countryside Baking Old World
Rugala with Whipped Cream
Rugala is a pastry made of paper-thin dough
that was created by the royal chef for the king
of Hungary in 1522. It is delicious on its own
at room temperature or divine served warm
with sweetened whipped cream.
Kirkland Signature Cookie Parfait
6 whole for garnish
11/2cups sugar, divided
1 pint strawberries,
1/2 cup flour hulled and sliced
3 eggs and 2 egg yolks, Whipped cream
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1. Melt chocolate in a bowl over simmering water
or in the microwave.
2. In a saucepan, bring milk and 3/4 cup sugar
to a boil.
3. Mix remaining sugar with flour in a bowl.
Whisk in eggs until smooth.
4. Whisk boiling milk into egg mixture. Return
to saucepan over medium-high heat and cook,
whisking, until mixture thickens and comes to
a boil. Strain. Stir in vanilla.
5. Remove 1 cup of the mixture and stir into
the chocolate. Smooth plastic wrap on surface
of the 2 custards. Chill until cool.
6. Layer six 8-ounce parfait glasses with chocolate
custard, crushed cookies, vanilla custard, berries,
crushed cookies, vanilla custard. Top with whipped
cream. Garnish with strawberries, mint and whole
cookies. Makes 6 servings.
1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Whip cream in a
medium bowl with an electric mixer until soft
peaks form. Beat in sugar and vanilla.
2. Bake rugala for 5 minutes, or until heated
through. Serve on a platter with the whipped
cream in a bowl for dipping. Makes 8 servings.
Nonni’s Biscotti Serving Ideas
Nonni’s Biscotti are available in two
flavors: Cioccolati, a light and crunchy
almond cookie dipped in gourmet
bittersweet chocolate, and Eggnog,
a rich and spicy treat with a delicious
white satin bottom. Nonni’s Biscotti,
traditionally served with coffee, can
be eaten alone or enjoyed:
DDunked in your favorite beverage
DServed with ice cream
DCrushed and used as a flavorful