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Puff pastry

Puff Pastry

Want to make puff pastry dough at home? This step-by-step recipe is easy and fun to make and only call for 5 ingredients!
Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: puff pastry
Servings: 1 sheet
Calories: 3007kcal


  • Baking sheet
  • Bowl
  • Spatula


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 ¼ cup cold butter
  • ½ cup ice cold water
  • 1 egg beaten for egg wash


  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together flour and salt.
  • Add butter and coat it with the flour.
    Add butter
  • Start stirring the butter with the flour and pressing gently to it is combined. For this you can also use the butter cutter.
  • Once you have a mixture that resembles breadcrumbs add ice cold water.
  • Stir with a fork and then continue stirring with a spatula until the dough comes together.
  • Dust the kitchen surface and place the dough on the flour. Knead few times until it comes together.
    Puff pastry dough
  • Shape the dough into a square and roll out to a rectangle, about 7x12 inches long. Bring the edges toward the center and fold over each other.
    Puff pastry rectangle
  • Roll the dough again in the rectangle and bring the edges again together.
  • Repeat rolling and folding the dough for another 5-6 times.
  • Wrap the dough and chill in a fridge for 1 hour.
    gorgeous slab of puff pastry
  • To bake: roll the dough to ¼-inch square. Cut into the squares.
  • Brush each square with an egg wash and bake for 15 minutes.
  • Serve as desired.



Calories: 3007kcal | Carbohydrates: 191g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 237g | Saturated Fat: 148g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 11g | Monounsaturated Fat: 61g | Trans Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 774mg | Sodium: 3262mg | Potassium: 397mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 7329IU | Calcium: 135mg | Iron: 12mg
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