Classic Puff Pastry Dough

Preparation info
  • Makes

    1¾ pounds

    • Difficulty


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By James Peterson

Published 2009

  • About

Classic puff pastry dough scares people because it sounds complicated. Yes, to make it perfectly takes some practice, but if you follow a few dos and don’ts, you should be able to make dramatic puff pastry the first time. Remember, you’re basically enclosing a packet of butter in some pastry dough and then rolling it out and folding it over itself to create layers. This recipe is somewhat unorthodox because it calls for working the basic dough th