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Almond Puff

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=653291

Ingredients

  1. 1/2 c. butter, softened
  2. 1 c. flour
  3. 2 Tbsp. water
  4. 1/2 c. butter
  5. 1 c. water
  6. 1 tsp. almond extract
  7. 1 c. flour
  8. 3 eggs

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°.
  2. Cut 1/2 cup butter into 1 cup flour. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons water over mixture.
  3. Mix with fork.
  4. Round into ball; divide in half.
  5. On ungreased baking sheet, pat each half into a strip 12 x 13-inches.
  6. Strips should be about 3 inches apart.
  7. In medium saucepan, heat 1/2 cup butter and 1 cup water to rolling boil.
  8. Remove from heat; quickly stir in almond extract and 1 cup flour.
  9. Stir vigorously over low heat.
  10. Beat in eggs all at one time, until smooth.
  11. Divide in half; spread each half evenly over strips, covering completely.
  12. Bake about 60 minutes or until topping is crisp and brown.
  13. Cool.
  14. Frost with glaze and sprinkle generously with chopped almonds.