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Easy Puff Pastry

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Easy Puff Pastry
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Yield Servings
Prep time 45 minutes
Cooking time 20 minutes
Total time 1 hour 5 minutes

Description

This Puff Pastry, made with rich, creamy Plugrá butter is easy to make and will taste delicious.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound flour
  • 12 ounces Butter
  • 1/4 ounce salt
  • 1 cup cold water

Instructions

  1. Place 14-1/2 ounces of the flour in a bowl and rub in 1-1/2 ounces of the butter very finely.
  2. Dissolve salt in water and gently stir into mixture to form a soft dough, adding more water if necessary.
  3. Refrigerate while preparing butter.
  4. Place remaining 1-1/2 ounces of flour on work surface and place remaining butter on it. Pound butter into flour to soften and squeeze together 2 or 3 times to mix. Shape butter mixture into a 5" square.
  5. Place dough on floured surface and pat into a square, 1/2" thick.
  6. Roll 4 corners thinly, place butter on dough and wrap corners around butter to form a package. Roll package of dough and butter 1/4" thick to form a long, narrow rectangle.
  7. Fold both ends in toward middle, then fold over again to make four layers.
  8. Position package with fold on left, roll and fold again. Wrap and refrigerate 1 hour.
  9. Remove from refrigerator, position dough on floured surface with fold on left and roll and fold twice more. Wrap and refrigerate several hours.
  10. Remove from refrigerator. Roll dough 3/16" thick and cut into 3" disks.
  11. Bake at 375°F for approximately 20 minutes.