Danish Puff Recipe

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Danish Puff

Deb Venneman


When I was little my grandma use to make this pastry for bridal showers, baby showers, family reunions, etc...everyone loved it !! My grandma is gone now but I think of her everytime I make this, and now my husband loves it too !!

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1 c
2 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
almond extract
1 c


1Preheat oven to 350*
2Cut 1/2 cup butter into 1 cup all-purpose flour.
Sprinkle 2 TBSP. water over flour mixture. Form into a ball, divide in 1/2.
Pat each 1/2 into very thin rectangles {12x3} and place on an ungreased baking sheet...3" apart
3Heat 1/2 cup butter & 1 cup water, bring to a rolling boil, remove from heat. Quickly add 1 teasp. almond extract and 1 cup flour. Stir vigorously over low heat until it forms a ball...Remove from heat
4Add 3 eggs and beat until smooth and glossy.
Spread the topping over each rectangle.
5Bake about 1 hour...until the top is crisp and brown.
Cool and spread top with glaze...
Mix 1/2 cup powdered sugar, 2 TBSP. butter and 1/2 teasp. vanilla extract. Stir in 1 - 2 TBSP. warm water until glaze is pourable.
Drizzle over top of Danish.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts