Almond Puff

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Title: Almond Puff
Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: Appetizers


1/2 c Butter (or margarine),
1 c Gold Medal flour
2 tb Water
1/2 c Butter (or margarine)
1 c Water
1 ts Almond extract
1 c Gold Medal flour
3 Eggs

Chopped nuts Confectioners' Sugar Glaze (below)

Heat oven to 350. Cut 1/2 C. butter into 1 C. flour. Sprinkle 2 tbsp. water
over mixture; mix with fork. Round into ball; divide in half. On ungreased
baking sheet, pat each half into a strip, 12 by 3 inches. Strips should be
about 3 inches apart.

In medium saucepan, heat 1/2 C. butter & 1 C. water to rolling boil. Remove
from heat & quickly stir in almond extract & 1 C. flour. Stir vigorously
over low heat until mixture forms a ball, about 1 minute. Remove from heat.
Beat in eggs, all at one time, until smooth. Divide in half; spread each
half evenly over strips, covering completely.
Bake about 60 minutes or until topping is crisp & brown. Cool. Frost with
Confectioners' Sugar Glaze & sprinkle generously with nuts. 10 to 12


Mix 1 1/2 C. confectioners' sugar, 2 tbsp. butter,(softened), 1 to 1 1/2
tsp. almond extract or 1 1/2 tsp. Vanilla & 1 to 2 tbsp. warm water until
Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V3 #323

Date: Sun, 24 Nov 1996 20:47:09 -0500