Almond Danish Puff

Recipe by Mom2Rose
READY IN: 1hr 20mins




  • Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • Cut 1/2 cup softened butter into 1 cup flour, using pastry blender or crisscrossing 2 knives, until particles are size of coarse crumbs.
  • Sprinkle 2 tablespoons water over mixture; mix with fork.
  • Gather pastry into ball; divide in half.
  • Pat each half into rectangle, 12x3 inches, about 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Heat remaining 1/2 cup butter and 1 cup water to rolling boil in 2-quart saucepan; remove from heat.
  • Quickly stir in almond extract and 1 cup flour.
  • Stir vigorously over low heat about 1 minute or until mixture forms a ball; remove from heat.
  • Add eggs; beat until smooth. Spread half of the topping over each rectangle.
  • Bake about 1 hour or until topping is crisp and brown; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely.
  • Spread with Creamy Almond Glaze; sprinkle with almonds.
  • Creamy Almond Glaze:
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar; 2-3 tbsp butter, softened; 1/2 to 1 tsp almond extract; 1-2 tbsp warm water or milk.
  • Mix all ingredients until smooth and spreadable and glaze the Danish puff.