Keep spring close to your heart and perfuming your home when you bake a batch of Chrysanthemum Crisp pastries.
This flowery filled snack is an twist on an Asian pastry. It contains a flaky outer layer like a croissant. Then there are several layers of black sesame and red bean filling. Icing sugar is used to add a sweet touch to the sunny flowers.
An experienced baker's hand is needed to create these crafty pastries. Not only are you creating edible masterpieces, but you are also venturing into the intriguing lands of Asian culinary sweets -- not an easy feat for those who are still novices in the kitchen. However, once you have molded the dough to the right consistency, decorating the Chrysanthemum Crisp pastries is quite simple.