Almond Pastry

Frannie Garcia

By
@Lady1bug

I've always told people that this is an old family recipe that I got from my aunt and I have been making it for decades. It is truly loved by everyone and often requested for family gatherings. The funny thing is that I "remember" getting it from my aunt, but when I made it for her, she told me it's nothing like her recipe. LOL!!! She did love it though.


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Serves:

20

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Light, buttery and perfectly flavored with almond...

Ingredients

1 c
water
1/2 c
butter
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
all-purpose flour
4
whole large eggs
1/2 c
butter
1 1/2 tsp
almond extract
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
salt
3 c
powdered sugar
1 Tbsp
milk (or as needed for desired consistancy)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In heavy medium sauce pan slowly heat water, 1/2 Cup butter, and 1/2 teaspoon salt until butter is completely melted. Bring to boil and turn off heat.
2
Immediately add the flour all at once and stir vigorously until well mixed.
3
Add 4 whole eggs, one at a time, beating thorougly until completely combined after each egg.
4
Spread onto ungreased cookie sheet (pretty much fills a 15" X 11" cookie sheet).
5
Bake for about 25-30 minutes in preheated 375 F oven. Remove from oven and let cool completely.
6
FROSTING: In medium bowl thoroughly whip 1/2 cup soft butter, powdered sugar, almond and vanilla extracts, and 1/2 teaspoon salt (don't omit salt). Add milk as needed to achieve desired frosting consistency.
7
Frost cooled pastry (using all or only part of frosting as desired for personal taste). Sprinkle sliced almonds over fresh frosting. Cut into twenty pieces ~ ENJOY!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy