Almond Puff Pastry King's Cake

Almond Puff Pastry King's Cake Recipe

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30 Min
35 Min


1/2 c
butter softened
1/2 c
2 Tbsp
1/2 c
ground almonds
1 pkg
puff pastry dough
egg beaten
confectioner's sugar

How to Make Almond Puff Pastry King's Cake


  • 1Defrost puff pastry dough the night before making in the refrigerator.
    Preheat oven to 415 degrees
    To prepare the frangipane or almond filling:
    Cream butter and sugar lightly, add egg in portions and finally add flour and ground almonds.
  • 21. using a generous dusting of flour on the counter and on a rolling pin, roll out one sheet of puff pastry dough into an 11 inch square.
  • 32. Using a 10 inch pie pan turned upside down as your guide, cut a circle out of the dough with the tip of a knife. Refrigerate the sheet on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Repeat rolling and cutting the second sheet.
  • 43. Pour frangipane filling into the center of first sheet of pastry leaving a 1 1/2 inch margin for the edge and lightly brush edge with beaten egg.
  • 54. Place the second sheet of dough on top of the first and press the edges with a fork very firmly.
  • 65. Lightly brush the top of the gallette with more of the beaten egg. Use a sharp pointed knife, make decorative crisscross patterns on top sheet a few small slits so that steam can vent while baking.
  • 76. Bake for 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Avoid opening the oven while baking as the pastry may not fully puff.
  • 87. Remove gallette from the oven and dust with confectioner's sugar. Return to the oven for 12 to 15 more minutes, and until top is golden brown.
    Let cool before serving.

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About Almond Puff Pastry King's Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Hashtags: #pastry, #puff, #Almond