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Almond Puff

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This prestigious bar makes a heavenly dessert. There's always room for one more of these fluffy treats."

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds

Details

Servings 2
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 60mins

Preparation

Step 1


In a medium bowl, cut the 1/2 cup of butter into the 1 cup of flour until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add the cold water one tablespoon at a time. Using your hands or a fork, stir until the dough can form a ball. Divide dough in half. Roll or press each half into a 12x3 inch rectangle. Place them 3 inches apart onto an unprepared cookie sheet.
Preheat oven to 350 Degrees.
In a saucepan, bring the 1/2 cup of butter, and 1 cup of water to a rolling boil. Lower heat and stir in the flour immediately with a wooden spoon. Continue to stir vigorously until the dough forms a tight ball. Remove from heat. Stir in eggs one at a time, then stir in the almond extract. Spread equally onto both rectangles. Bake for 60 minutes. The top should be crispy and brown.
To make the glaze, beat the confectioners' sugar together with the melted butter and vanilla until smooth. Spread over the almond puff when cool, and sprinkle with sliced almonds. Cut into strips and serve.

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