Scandinavian Kringler

Recipe by Bec6206
READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 10-12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    cup flour
  • 12
    cup butter, chilled
  • 2
    tablespoons ice water
  • Puff topping
  • 1
    cup water
  • 12
    cup butter
  • 1
    cup flour
  • 12
    teaspoon almond extract
  • Frosting
  • 1
    tablespoon butter, softened
  • 12
    teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 -3
    tablespoons milk
  • sliced almonds, if desired
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DIRECTIONS

  • Measure 1 cup flour into mixing bowl.
  • Using a pastry blender, cut 1/2 cup butter into flour until particles are size of small peas.
  • Sprinkle with water, 1 tablespoon at a time, mixing lightly with a fork until flour mixture is moistened and soft dough forms.
  • Divide dough in half.
  • On ungreased cookie sheet, press each half into a 12x3 inch strip.
  • In medium saucepan, heat water and 1/2 cup butter to boiling.
  • Remove from heat; immediately stir in 1 cup flour until smooth.
  • Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating until smooth after each addition.
  • Stir in 1/2 teaspoon almond extract.
  • Spoon over crust, spreading to 3/4 inch from edges.
  • Bake 50-60 minutes until golden brown and puffy- Cool.
  • Blend powdered sugar, butter, almond extract and milk until smooth.
  • Frost, sprinkle with nuts.
  • Cut into 10-12 slices to serve.
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