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Homemade puff pastry

1h 30 mins
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The puff pastry is a classic pastry made from a mixture of wheat flour, water, salt and sugar that is folded in a certain way placing butter or margarine between the folds to form the characteristic layers that make it very peculiar Here we tell you how to make puff pastry from scratch. Its origin goes back to very ancient times, it is introduced to Europe by the Arabs, being able to find references to pastries and puff pastries in Greece and Rome in ancient times. With it you can make different dishes and thanks to its versatility is ideal for both sweet and salty recipes.
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Ingredients

1 portion
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 cups butter, melted
  • 350 grams butter, 80% fat, block
  • enough flour, to extend

Preparation

In a bowl mix flour with salt, sugar and melted butter. Knead until obtaining a smooth and homogeneous dough. Rest for 30 minutes.
Place the block of butter between non-stick plastic and with a flattened roller to have a box of 5 mm 0.2 inch) thick.
On a floured surface, extend the dough and place the butter on an edge and fold it like a book (simple fold). Refrigerate 20 minutes.
Remove the cool dough and extend again, fold the edges to half the dough and fold again as a book (double turn). Return to refrigerate for another 20 minutes.
Repeat the previous step to get another double turn and refrigerate covered until used.

PRESENTATION

Use to make desserts or salt pies.

TIPS

You don't need to knead too much, because when you stretch the dough, it will be refined more with each turn. It is very important to work in a cold environment so that the butter does not melt and the layers are well defined. When you bake the puff pastry it has to be at 200 °C so that the layers are separated correctly and crisp and with defined layers.

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Nutritional information
* Percentage of daily values ​​based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Information per 100gr. Portion, provided by USDA
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Ratings (9)
vivi menendez
06/07/2020 18:26:44
Gracias me servira mucho está receta
Tori RL
01/06/2020 14:12:53
Es una receta muy buena y económica,puedes omitir la mantequilla derretida y queda igual De masa es aprox 2 kilos y a mí me salieron 25 empanadas (depende mucho de qué tanto estires la masa y el tamaño de las empanadas)
Elvis Salluca
24/05/2020 02:09:26
Lo intentare preparar
Brenda Lara N
05/04/2020 20:50:14
Nunca pensé que sería tan fácil de hacer.muchas gracias 😋😘👏👏👏👍
Denise de la vega lara
23/01/2020 10:59:07
Alguien sabe cuánto pesa ya hechay aproximadamente cuántas empanadas salen. Gracias
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