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Kitchen Dictionary: puff pastry

A rich, delicate, multilayered pastry achieved by placing pats of chilled butter between layers of pastry dough, rolling it out, folding it in thirds, and letting it rest. This process is repeated 6-8 times, producing a pastry with many layers of dough and butter. When baked, the dough puffs into many separate flaky layers. Puff pastry is used to make a croissants, napoleons, and as a wrap for meat, cheese, and fruit.

plural: puff pastries


Season: available year-round

More Puff Pastry Recipes
Popular Puff Pastry Recipes
Baked Brie in Puff Pastry With Apricot or Raspberry Preserves
Individual Puff Pastry Apple Pies
Chicken Wellington (Puff Pastry-Wrapped Chicken)

Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 oz
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 156
Calories from Fat 97 (62%)
Total Fat 10.8g 16%
Saturated Fat 2.7g 13%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.4g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 70mg 2%
Potassium 17mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 12.8g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0.4g 1%
Sugars 0.4g
Protein 2.1g 4%

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