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Pate Feuilletee (Puff Pastry)

Estimated Nutritional Profile
Nutrient Quantity
Protein (g)24.2688
Energy (kCal)3127.536
Carbohydrates (g)31.6325
Total fats (g)334.0229
Temporal Sequence of Cooking Processes
Early Stage
Middle Stage Processes
    Late Stage
    Utensils Used
    | 1. Mix the melted butter with 1 cup of cold water. | 2. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, salt and water-butter mixture just enough to bind the ingredients together in a dough. | 3. Place the dough in a clean bowl, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 45 minutes. | 4. Knead the remaining butter until it is truly pliable. | 5. Remove the dough from the fridge and place on a floured surface. | 6. Flour it slightly and roll it out into a ten inch square. | 7. Spread the kneaded butter over the dough to form a 7" x 7" diamond in the center of the square of dough. | 8. Fold the corners of the dought into the center of the square so that the butter is now enclosed in a square envelope of dough. | 9. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for thirty minutes. | 10. Next remove the dough to the floured surface, laying it down fold side down. Flour slightly and roll the dough GENTLY (you don't want the butter squirting out) into a rectangle that is 8" x 20". | 11. Brush off any excess flour and fold the top one third to the center; then fold the bottom third over the top. | 12. Give the dough a quarter turn clockwise; roll it out again and fold it again and refrigerate for thirty minutes. | 13. Repeat the rolling, folding procedure two more times, chilling the dough in between each time. | 14. Your puff paste is now ready for use or can be divided and wrapped carefully in plastic and frozen. | ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Estimated Nutritional Profile for Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Quantity Unit State Energy (kcal) Carbohydrates Protein (g) Total Lipid (Fat) (g)
    butter 8 tablespoons unsalted melted 684.0 31.428 21.372 57.6
    purpose flour 3 1/2 cups sifted - - - -
    salt 1 tablespoon - - - -
    butter 24 tablespoons unsalted softened 2443.536 0.2045 2.8968 276.4229

    - Means that suitable USDA nutrition profile could not be mapped for this ingredient-unit combination.

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