Caramelised pastry straws with sweet rhubarb ketchup


For the pastry straws
For the ketchup

Preparation method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.

  2. For the pastry straws, place the pastry onto a baking sheet, prick all over with a fork and bake in the oven for five minutes.

  3. Remove from the oven, brush with beaten egg and sprinkle over the caster sugar. Return to the oven and bake for 6-7 minutes, or until golden-brown.

  4. Remove from the oven, dust with icing sugar and cut into straws or long triangles.

  5. For the rhubarb ketchup, place all the ketchup ingredients into a small pan and cook over a medium heat for 6-8 minutes, or until softened. Pour into a small bowl and leave to cool.

  6. To serve, place the pastry straws onto a plate with the rhubarb ketchup alongside.

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