Introduction to Vol-au-vent

Question. What is Vol-au-vent?
Answer. Vols-au-vent is a small round hollow disc of puff pastry. It is made by using a round cutter to cut two circles from rolled out puff pastry dough. More details are shown in our video.  This pastry is usually found filled with savory or sweet ingredients.

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What you will learn from this lesson

  • how to make puff pastry dough
  • Terminology used to make puff pasty dough
  • Assembly of vol-au-vent


More info on mixing methods or techniques used in french pastry


About our recipe tables

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Sample recipe table

All the recipes in our course are given by weight and percentages. The advantage of having a recipe in percentages is of extreme importance. You can alter the size of the recipe to any size you wish, and most importantly you can make recipe comparisons to notice the effects of ingredients between recipes.


What is your cost of making Vol-au-vent

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Please follow this link in order to view our recipe and step-by-step video instructions on how to make a perfect vol-au-vent.




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