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Easy Rough Puff Pastry

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  All purpose flour 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vegetable shortening 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Ice water 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Sift flour with salt into mound on clean working surface.
Shape into large ring; form high wall.
Place butter, shortening, and half the water in center.
Work center mixture together with cutting motion; use 2 table.
knives or pastry scrapers.
Work in flour carefully from inside of ring; add more water as needed.
Work with knives until all flour is added and dough holds together; gather dough into ball.
Chill working surface thoroughly with ice; dust with flour.
Roll pastry into long, thin rectangle.
Fold top edge down to center; brirfg bottom edge to top fold.
Fold bottom to top again, making 5 layers.
Turn pastry clockwise 1/2 turn, so edges on left and right are at top and bottom.
Repeat rolling and folding steps 2 more times.
Wrap folded pastry securely in plastic wrap.
Store in refrigerator at least 24 hours before using.
Will keep in refrigerator up to 7 days.
Bake as directed in each individual recipe.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4565 Calories from Fat 2999

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 340 g523.8%

Saturated Fat 154.7 g773.3%

Trans Fat 20.2 g

Cholesterol 483.8 mg161.3%

Sodium 1984.8 mg82.7%

Total Carbohydrates 334 g111.3%

Dietary Fiber 11.8 g47.3%

Sugars 1.3 g

Protein 47 g94.2%

Vitamin A 112.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 13% Iron 113.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Easy Rough Puff Pastry Recipe