*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                Almond Puff
 
 Recipe By     : Lisa-Fabfood
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  cup           Butter -- (or
                         -- margarine)-softened
    1      cup           Gold Medal flour
    2      tablespoons   Water
      1/2  cup           Butter -- (or margarine)
    1      cup           Water
    1      teaspoon      Almond extract
    1      cup           Gold Medal flour
    3                    Eggs
                         Chopped nuts Confectioners' Sugar Glaze -- (below)
 
 Heat oven to 350.  Cut 1/2 C.  butter into 1 C.  flour.  Sprinkle 2 tbsp.
 water over mixture; mix with fork.  Round into ball; divide in half.  On
 ungreased baking sheet, pat each half into a strip, 12 by 3 inches.  Strips
 should be about 3 inches apart.  In medium saucepan, heat 1/2 C.  butter & 1
 C.  water to rolling boil.  Remove from heat & quickly stir in almond extract
 & 1 C.  flour.  Stir vigorously over low heat until mixture forms a ball,
 about 1 minute.  Remove from heat.  Beat in eggs, all at one time, until
 smooth.  Divide in half; spread each half evenly over strips, covering
 completely.  Bake about 60 minutes or until topping is crisp & brown.  Cool.
 Frost with Confectioners' Sugar Glaze & sprinkle generously with nuts.  10 to
 12 servings CONFECTIONERS' SUGAR GLAZE Mix 1 1/2 C.  confectioners' sugar, 2
 tbsp.  butter,(softened), 1 to 1 1/2 tsp.  almond extract or 1 1/2 tsp.
 Vanilla & 1 to 2 tbsp.  warm water until smooth.
 
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