Pastry: Pommern (German Almond Puff)

posted by robbiehaf 08-20-101 2:27 AM

From Robbie's Recipes
Pommern (German Almond Puff) - Sweet almond pastry.
Preparation Time : 1:20

1/2 cup butter
1 cup flour
2 1/2 Tbls. water
1/2 cup butter
1 cup water
1 tsp. almond extract
1 cup flour
3 eggs
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
2 Tbls. butter - sof
1 tsp. almond extract
1 1/2 Tbls. warm water
1/2 cup sliced almonds

Cut butter into flour. Add water to mixture. Mix and form into a ball and divide in half. On a ungreased cookie sheet, form dough into two strips about 3" X 15" long.

In a sauce pan heat the butter and water to boiling. Remove from heat and add the flour and almond extract. Over low heat, add the eggs and stir until smooth. Spread over the two strips, covering completely.

Bake in 350 degree oven for one hour. Cool.

Mix remaining ingredients and stir until smooth. Frost each strip and sprinkle with sliced almonds.

Servings : 8

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