Split one of the eggs.
Mix the almond paste with an egg yolk, the orange liqueur and orange
rind. Roll out the puff pastry and cut 8 circles with a diameter of
12 centimeter. Distribute the almond paste mixture over 4 circles and
close them with the other 4. Cut decorations with a sharp knife (see
picture). Beat the remaining egg with a fork and brush it on top of
the pithiviers. Bake them minutes at 200 degrees
Pithiviers is a small
town in the neighborhood of Orléans in the Centre region in France.
Citrouillat is another
recipe from this region.