Recipe by: Southern Living Preparation Time: 1:00 Cut 1/4 cup butter into 1-3/4 cups flour with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Sprinkle cold water (1 tablespoon at a time) evenly over surface; stir with a fork until dry ingredients are moistened. Shape into a ball, and wrap in waxed paper. Chill 15 minutes. Combine 3/4 cup butter and 1/4 cup flour; stir until smooth. Shape mixture into a 6-inch square on waxed paper. Chill 5 minutes. Roll pastry into a 15-inch circle on a lightly floured surface; place chilled butter mixture in center of pastry. Fold left side of pastry over butter; fold right side of pastry over left. Fold upper and lower edges of pastry over butter, making a thick square. Working quickly, place dough, folded side down, on a lightly floured surface; roll dough into a 20- x 8-inch rectangle. Fold rectangle into thirds, beginning with short side. Roll pastry into another 20- x 8-inch rectangle; again fold rectangle into thirds. Wrap dough in wax paper, and chill about 2 hours. Repeat rolling, folding, and chilling process 2 additional times. Chill for 2 hours. Yield: one recipe Basic Puff Pastry. Posted to Bakery Shoppe Digest148 by firstname.lastname@example.org (Angela Gilliland) on Jul 06, 1997
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (67g)|
|Recipe Makes: 8|
|Calories from Fat: 210 (67%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 23.3g||31 %|
|Saturated Fat 14.6g||73 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 6g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 1g|
|Cholesterol 61mg||19 %|
|Sodium 560.5mg||19 %|
|Potassium 45.6mg||1 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 23.2g||7 %|
|Dietary Fiber 0.8g||3 %|
|Sugars, other 22.4g|
|Protein 3.3g||5 %|
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