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Blitz Puff Pastry Recipe

Blitz Puff Pastry Recipe
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20 tablespoons unsalted butter, cold, cut into 1/2-inch cubes

4 cups all purpose flour, plus extra for dusting worksurface

2 1/2 teaspoons salt

7 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened

1 cup ice water


Place cold cubes of butter into freezer until semi-frozen, about 20 minutes. Place flour, salt, softened butter, and 3/4 cup ice water in mixer fitted with paddle attachment. Combine on low speed until just combined . Remove bowl from mixer and add semi-frozen butter cubes. Using hands, quickly incorporate butter chunks into dough . Place dough onto large piece of plastic wrap and press into an 8- by 10-inch rectangle that is about 1-inch thick. Wrap tightly and chill 1 hour. On lightly floured surface, roll dough into 10- by 20-inch rectangle with squared off edges.

Fold one short end to just past center. Fold other end to meet and then fold in half. Wrap and chill for 15 minutes. Roll out dough again into a 10- by 20-inch rectangle. Repeat 4 fold and chill for 1 hour. Repeat rolling out and giving a 4 fold 2 more times, chilling dough an hour in between each fold. After giving final fold, chill dough at least an hour before using .