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How to Make Puff Pastry

Recipe author: EAT SMARTER
How to Make Puff Pastry
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564
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35 min.
Preparation
1 hr 5 min.
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advanced
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Ingredients

for 450 g puff pastry
2 cups
1 pinch
1 cup
8 tablespoons
cold water
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Preparation steps

Step 1/8
Sift together the flour and the salt into a mixing bowl.
Step 2/8
Work the butter with a knife until it is soft. Rub 50 g| 2 oz butter into the flour and salt.
Step 3/8
Add the water and lemon juice and mix to a farily soft elastic dough.
Step 4/8
Knead lightly on a floured surface until smooth.
Step 5/8
Roll out the dough into an oblong, 3 times as long as it is wide.
Step 6/8
Dice the remaining butter and put 1/4 of it over the top 2/3 of dough. fold the bottom third up and the top third down and give it a half turn, so that the folds are now at the sides. Seal the edges by pressing with a rolling pin.
Step 7/8
Repeat the rolling and folding process until all the butter is used.
Step 8/8
Wrap the dough in clingfilm and chill for at least 30 minutes before using.