All Butter Pastry
Kathy Van Houten
- 2 3/4 c
- all purpose flour(sifted) plus extra for dusting
- 1/3 c
- powdered sugar
- 6 oz
- butter at room temp
- egg yolks
Mix briefly with electric mixer.Add the egg yolks and a little of the flour and beat till smooth,now add remaining flour and mix to make a smooth dough.
Make sure dough is chilled well or will stick.
For hazelnut flavor toast 1/4 cup hazelnuts and chop fine and add with the sugar.
Lemon/orange flavor:Add grated rind of 1 orange or
lemon and add with the sugar.
Herb flavor:Omit sugar,add 2tablespoons fresh rosemary,parsley,or chives and salt and pepper.
Mustard flavor:Omit sugar and add 1 1/2 teaspoons
dry mustard powder and salt and pepper.