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Danish Puff

From THE INN AT HARBOR HILL MARINA
    1 cup sifted flour
    1/2 cup butter
    2 Tbsp. water
    1/2 cup butter - (this is correct)
    1 cup water
    1 tsp. Almond flavoring
    1 cup sifted flour (to be placed after the Almond Flavoring)
    3 eggs
Icing:
1 Tbsp. butter
2 Tbsp. milk
Confectioners sugar
1/2 tsp. Vanilla

Mix all ingredients and heat. Consistency should be thin.

"This pastry tastes better than any bakery shop's pastry I've ever had!
Takes a little time to prepare, but your guests will love the results!"

    Heat oven to 350 degrees. Measure first flour amount listed in a bowl. Cut in 1/2 cup butter and sprinkle with 2 tablespoons water. Mix with fork. Round into a ball and divide in half. pat dough into 2 long strips with hands. Make them about 12x3 inches. Place about 3 inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet.

    Place the second listed butter and 1 cup water in pan and bring to a rolling boil. Add almond flavoring and remove from heat. immediately stir in flour, all at once, and stir until thick and smooth. Add 1 egg at a time, beating smooth before adding the rest. Divide mixture in half. Spread evenly in half over the pastry on the baking sheet.

    Bake about 60 minutes until topping is crisp and brown.
    Frost with confectioners sugar icing and cover generously with chopped nuts.
    Slice on an angle.