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Quick Puff Pastry Dough

Think you can make puff pastry at home? With this puff pastry dough recipe, you can have a fresh homemade puff pastry anytime.
Course Pastries
Cuisine European
Keyword dough, pastry, puff
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 1 Units
Calories 2702kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Prepare all ingredients for the puff pastry dough.
    Ingredients for the puff pastry dough
  • Sift the flour and salt into a large bowl, place it in a refrigerator for about 15 minutes. Grate the frozen butter into the flour, while occasionally mixing it in to the flower to prevent it from sticking.
    Flour and butter getting grated
  • Make a well in the bowl and pour in the cold water, mix until you have a firm, rough dough. 
    Puff pastry dough mixture in a bowl
  • Wrap the dough tight with a plastic wrap and leave in a refrigerator for 30 minutes.
    Dough on the counter
  • Roll the dough out onto a lightly floured board, knead gently and form into a smooth rectangle. Keep the edges straight and even. Don’t overwork the butter streaks; you should have a marbled effect.
    Puff pastry dough on the counter
  • Fold the top third down to the center, then the bottom third up and over that, same with the sides. Roll out again to three times the length into a rectangular shape. Place parchment paper on top of the dough, fold over top and bottom of the dough, wrap with a plastic wrap and let it chill in a refrigerator for about an hour.
    Puff pastry dough on a counter

Nutrition

Calories: 2702kcal | Carbohydrates: 190g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 205g | Saturated Fat: 128g | Cholesterol: 537mg | Sodium: 4123mg | Potassium: 327mg | Fiber: 6g | Vitamin A: 6250IU | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 11.6mg