Quick Puff Pastry Recipe

Summary

Servings1Cuisine

Ingredients

 Butter1 Cup (16 tbs)
 All purpose flour22 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Cake flour1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Ice water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3126 Calories from Fat 1645

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 187 g287.8%

Saturated Fat 116.1 g580.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 483.8 mg

Sodium 519.6 mg21.6%

Total Carbohydrates 317 g105.7%

Dietary Fiber 16.9 g67.4%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 47 g94.2%

Vitamin A 112.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 16% Iron 87.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Combine flour and salt; mound on a smooth surface, and make a well in center.
Place chilled butter in well.
Working quickly, cut butter coarsely into flour using a pastry scraper, until cubes of butter are halved or quartered.
Sprinkle water evenly over mixture; stir with a fork until dry ingredients are moistened.
Quickly shape into a ball, and wrap in waxed paper.
(Dough will be very lumpy, with pieces of butter showing.) Chill 15 minutes.
Working quickly rolls dough into a 3/8-inch-thick rectangle (about 14 x 9 inches) on floured surface.
Fold short sides inward to meet in center; fold in half along center where the two sides meet.
Lightly flour surface, and roll dough out again into 3/8-inch-thick rectangle; fold as before.
Repeat rolling and folding process 1 additional time.
Chill 15 minutes.
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