Swedish Puff Pastry

Swedish Puff Pastry

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Mary Ann Hanson

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This is just something I grew up with. It is flaky, buttery, and delicious! My mother got this recipe from a neighbor lady when I was a very little girl. Even though she was Norwegian, she called it Swedish Puff! That made my mother smile (we are Swedish!) There was always some friendly joking between the Swedes and Norwegians where I grew up! My sisters and I loved it. My family loved it too.

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Serves:
8-10
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • CRUST

  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 Tbsp
    water
  • PUFF

  • 1 c
    water
  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 1/2 c
    flour
  • 3 large
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    almond extract
  • ICING

  • 1 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    almond extract
  • ·
    water, a few drops at a time
  • 1/2 c
    sliced almonds

How to Make Swedish Puff Pastry

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix crust ingredients as you would pie crust. (This is what the original recipe said but it is kind of like pie crust as the butter is soft.) Press into a pizza pan. Set aside.
  2. To make puff place 1 c. water and 1/2 c. butter into a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Stir in remaining flour until a thick paste forms. Beat in eggs one at a time until well blended. Add 1 t. almond flavoring.
  3. Spread puff mixture over crust in the pizza pan. Bake at 350 degrees about 40-45 minutes until puffed and golden.
  4. Remove from oven and cool. Mix icing by adding remaining almond flavoring to powdered sugar. Add water, a few drops at a time, until icing is smooth and can be drizzled over pastry.
  5. Drizzle icing over pastry and sprinkle almonds over icing. Cut into squares (I know. Weird. It IS a round pan.) and serve with Swedish coffee. Or any coffee. We just always had Swedish.
  6. If you like, sprinkle a few well-drained, chopped maraschino cherries on with the almonds.

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About Swedish Puff Pastry

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Scandinavian
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtags: #eggs #almonds #flour



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