English Puff-Paste

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By Eliza Acton

Published 1845

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  • Flour, 2 lbs.
  • little salt
  • butter, 1 lb. 10 oz.


Break lightly into a couple of pounds of dried and sifted flour eight ounces of butter; add a pinch of salt, and sufficient cold water to make the paste; work it as quickly and as lightly as possible, until it is smooth and pliable, then level it with the paste-roller until it is three-quarters o