Almond Puffs

READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
Recipe by Karen..

This is an interesting change of pace if you like working with yeast. Very light and delicious.

Top Review by Chef Kate

A delightful, delicate pastry! Very easy dough to work with. I used butter for the shortening--quite ich but really, really good. Thanks, Karen!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together milk, 3 tbl sugar and salt.
  2. Add yeast and stir until dissolved.
  3. Mix in egg, shortening, flour and 1/3 cup almonds.
  4. Beat for 1 minute and cover with damp cloth.
  5. Allow to rise until double in bulk, 40-60 minutes.
  6. Beat well and drop into greased muffin tins, 1/2 full.
  7. Sprinkle tops with a mixture of remaining almonds and 3 tbl sugar.
  8. Let rise until double, about 30 minutes.
  9. Bake in preheated 375* oven for 15- 20 minutes.

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