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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 24
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 144.6
  • Total Fat: 10.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 53.7 mg
  • Sodium: 71.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 12.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 1.8 g

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Almond Puff

Submitted by: MARYELLEN301
Almond Puff

Introduction

I got this recipe from a daily recipe E-zine I get. You'll notice that the first 2 layers of this dessert contain NO SUGAR! Only the glaze has any sugar. It is a wonderful dessert and will make you look like a professional baker! Thanks for sharing JoAnn! I got this recipe from a daily recipe E-zine I get. You'll notice that the first 2 layers of this dessert contain NO SUGAR! Only the glaze has any sugar. It is a wonderful dessert and will make you look like a professional baker! Thanks for sharing JoAnn!
Number of Servings: 24

Ingredients

    For the Base:

    1/2 cup Butter, chilled,
    1 cup Flour, white,
    2 T. Water,

    For the Top:

    1/2 cup butter
    1 cup Water,
    1 cup Flour, white
    1 t. Almond Extract,
    3 Grade A Extra Large White Eggs, beaten

    For the Glaze:

    1 1/2 cup Confectioner's Sugar,
    2 T. Butter, salted
    1.5 t. Almond Extract,
    2 T. Milk, nonfat,
    4 T. Diamond Sliced Almond, toasted

Directions

1. Cut 1/2 cup butter into the flour, as for a pie crust. Add 2T cold water. Mix with a fork and form into a round ball. Refrigerate for easier handling. With floured fingers, shape into a 12x3 inch rectangle on an ungreased cookie sheet, leaving 3 inches between the two pieces.

2. In a medium saucepan, heat 1/2 cup butter with 1 cup water to a rolling boil. Remove from the heat, stir in almond extract and one cup flour. Return to heat and cook 1 minute until it forms a ball. Remove from heat again and add the 3 beaten eggs and beat together till smooth. Divide in half and spread over each strip. This topping will not smooth out in the oven so smooth it nicely before baking. Bake at 350F for 55 minutes or until the top is golden brown and crisp. Carefully remove from baking sheet to a cooling rack. Allow to cool and frost with the glaze, and sprinkle with toasted almonds.

3. Cut into 1 inch pieces for 24 servings. These are good size servings and you could actually get 32 pieces for fewer calories per serving.

Number of Servings: 24

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MARYELLEN301.






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  • Took to a party and it was a hit! - 10/20/12

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  • Thanks for sharing Mary Ellen. I hope Lauren will make some and bring in for us :) - 3/29/11

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  • this tatsed soo good Ms.Gobern an di enjoyed it thank you Maryellen. - 9/16/10

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  • Delicious! Just like from a bakery. Melts in your mouth. Satisfying texture, buttery flavor, just the right amount of sweet, even though there is no sugar in the dough at all, only the glaze has sugar. How can a pastry without sugar be so good? This is going into my "rotation". Good job! - 9/15/10

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