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Puff pastry with saffron cream

This is the perfect dish to impress your last-minute guests. Puff pastry cups with saffron cream hide a stuffing of melted mozzarella made with our mattarello Libera: the taste of authentic pizza mozzarella, with no lactose. To give the dish an original taste, a delicate saffron cream made at home in just a few steps.

  • 4 peop.
  • 20 min.
  • More effort
Mattarello “LIBERA”
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  • 1 mattarello “Libera”
  • 1 packet of puff pastry
  • 1 a small bag of saffron
  • 2 eggs
  • 200 ml of sunflower oil
  • 15 ml of lemon juice
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Extra virgin olive oil


  • 1Preheat the static oven at 200°C and divide the puff pastry in four big stripes.
  • 2Oil the small aluminium cups and put in the puff pastry stripes. Make sure you reach the bottom of the cup and press lightly.
  • 3Cut the mattarello into cubes and fill in the cups.
  • 4Delicately brush the edge of the cups with egg yolk and bake for 15 minutes.
  • 5To prepare the saffron cream, start by breaking an egg in a bowl, add the sunflower oil, the lemon juice, the content of the saffron bag and a pinch of salt.
  • 6Using a hand blender work the mixture until its texture is creamy and velvety.
  • 7Take the cups out of the oven and put on a plate. You can decorate them with pepper and some saffron cream.