Almond Pastry Puffs

Almond Pastry Puffs Recipe

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Jennifer Smith

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@JSmith1966

This is so delicious and makes a beautiful presentation for company.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
8-10

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    all pupose flour divided
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    cold butter, divided
  • 2 Tbsp
    water
  • 1 c
    water
  • 1/4 tsp
    almond extract
  • 3
    eggs
  • FROSTING

  • 1 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, softened
  • 4 tsp
    water
  • 1/4 tsp
    almond extract
  • 2/3 c
    slivered almonds toasted

How to Make Almond Pastry Puffs

Step-by-Step

  1. In large bowl, combine 1 cup flour and salt. Cut in 1/2 cup butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add 2 T cold water. Stir with fork until blended. Sahpe dough into a ball. Divide in half. Place dough 3 in. apart on ungreased baking sheet. Pat each into a 12 in x 3 in rectangle.
    In large saucepan, bring remaining butter and water to a boil. Reove from heat, stir in extract and remaining flour until a smooth ball forms. Remove from heat. Let stand for 5 mins. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Continue beating until mixture is smooth and shiny. Spread over rectangles. Bake at 400 for 18-20 mins. Cool for 5 mins before removing to wire racks.

    For frosting, in small bowl combine the powdered sugar, butter, water and extract. Beat until smooth. Spread over pastries and sprinkle with almonds.

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