Rough Puff Pastry

Pâte Demi - Feuilletée

Preparation info

  • Makes

    2½ Pounds

    • Difficulty

      Complex

Appears in

French Classics Made Easy

French Classics Made Easy

By Richard Grausman

Published 2011

  • About

PUFF PASTRY is often thought of as the most difficult of French pastry doughs. And, in fact, it is a long, drawn-out procedure that involves rolling and rerolling a flour and water dough with a block of butter to produce the more than one thousand individual layers of dough and butter that, when baked, rise to produce flaky layers of pastry.

In between all the rolling, the dough must rest to relax the elasticity built up while rolling. It is these resting times that make classic puf