Monday, January 31, 2011

Danish Puff

Combine to make a pastry dough;
1/2 cup butter (softened)
1 cup flour
2 Tablespoons water
Divide into two balls. Press onto a ungreased cookie sheet into rectangles 12"x3" 3" apart. Set aside.
In a sauce pan,
1/2 cup butter
1 cup water
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 cup flour
3 eggs
Bring butter and water to a boil. remove from heat. Quickly stir in flour and almond extract.Stir vigorously over low heat until it forms a ball, remove from heat. Add all the eggs, beat until smooth. Spread half on each crust.
Bake until golden at 350*F. cool and frost with and almond glaze. Sprinkle slivered almonds over top.

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