Puff puff pastry - Universalproduct. Firstly, it is not as high-energy as yeast. Second, this dough is ideal for cooking a variety of cakes, puffs, biscuits, etc. And thirdly, it can be kneaded and freeze in the freezer for up to 3 months, which greatly facilitates the preparation of any pastry dishes, based on - without yeast puff pastry.
How to cook without yeast puff pastry
Ingredients for "How to cook without yeast puff pastry":
- 350g cold butter;
- 4.5 cups sifted flour;
- 1 egg and 1 egg yolk;
- 1.5 tablespoons of vodka;
- 1.5 tablespoons of white vinegar;
- a pinch of salt,
- 1 cup of ice water.
The recipe for "How to cook without yeast puff pastry":
To prepare the dough, we need a large bowl or large cutting board. On it we mix the flour and salt.
Then cut into thin pieces and butterstarting with a knife to cut butter with the flour until fine crumbs. To the oil add the flour a little cold water, mixed with egg, vodka and vinegar. Gradually, stirring, kneading the dough. It is better to do it with a fork, as the oil may melt from the heat of the hands. It is important that the dough was cold - that's why we added ice water.
Collect the resulting mass hands and shape intoLump. If you did everything correctly, the dough will crumble. Now put the dough on the table, sprinkled with flour and roll out with a rolling pin into a layer about 5 mm thick. Fold the pastry envelope, and again roll out into a large rectangle. Repeat this procedure several times.
Now our dough to cool. To do this, wrap it in plastic wrap or in a poly bag and put on 30 minutes in the refrigerator. After an hour, remove the dough from the refrigerator, try rolling the dough, folding process a couple more times. Again, send the dough to cool for half an hour and repeat 2 more times rolling and folding. With each rolling out puff pastry will become more pliable and softer.
You can keep the puff pastry in the refrigeratorfolded, wrapped in cellophane film. Or you can just cut into sheets and roll. At the same time, to test the sheets do not stick together, they need to shift the parchment paper on top and wrap with cling film.
To puff pastry, which for a long time had been in the freezer, thawed -Put it in the refrigerator for a day, and can then be used for baking.