Quick Puff Pastry

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Appears in
Fabulous Food

By Gary Rhodes

Published 1997

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Making puff pastry the traditional way cannot really be matched. But here’s a recipe that gets you very close to it. Of course the quickest puff pastry is bought frozen!


  • 450 g (1 lb) plain flour
  • 275 g (10


Cut the butter into small pieces. Sieve the flour with the salt. Mix together all of the ingredients without totally breaking down the butter. This will enable the butter to work its way into the pastry while it’s being rolled. Once the dough is made, roll as for classic puff pastry, into a rectangle (approximately 45 × 15