Puff Pastry | How to make Puff Pastry

By Jutika Das  |  2nd Sep 2016  |  
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  • Puff Pastry, How to make Puff Pastry
Puff Pastryby Jutika Das
  • Prep Time


    1 /2Hours
  • Cook Time


  • Serves





About Puff Pastry Recipe

The principle behind the pastry is to create many layers of the dough and butter by folding and turning the two together. These pastries make me feel really proud. At first I was afraid because after so much hard work if it didn't puff everything will be spoilt. These pastries did not let me down, they puffed up and were clearly visible.

Puff Pastry is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Puff Pastry in your kitchen. This recipe requires 150 minutes for preparation and 15 minutes to cook. The Puff Pastry by Jutika Das has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Puff Pastry at home without any difficulty. Puff Pastry is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Puff Pastry would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Puff Pastry this weekend. Share your Puff Pastry cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Jutika Das for inputs. In case you have any queries for Puff Pastry you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Jutika Das. You can also rate the Puff Pastry and give feedback.

Puff Pastry

Ingredients to make Puff Pastry

  • Plain flour 3 cups
  • butter 1 and 1/2 cup
  • lemon juice 1/2 tsp
  • salt 1/2 tsp
  • water 1 cup

How to make Puff Pastry

  1. Sift flour into a bowl. Add salt and 1 tsp of butter. Mix it well with your fingers.
  2. Add lemon juice and 3/4 cup of water. Then mix it well, add the remaining water if the pastry is dry. Make a dough ball. Cover it up and let it rest for 15 mins.
  3. Now place the dough on a lightly floured work surface and roll it into a large rectangle. Place the square of the butter on the center of the pastry. Fold from both the sides to seal the butter.
  4. Lightly tap the top of the pastry with a rolling pin to seal the edge and to enlarge it. Then fold it from both the sides and fold it on the center. Wrap and refrigerate for 20 mins.
  5. After 20 mins, roll the pastry into a large rectangle and fold it. Repeat the same process 4 more times. The dough is now ready.
  6. Roll the dough as thin as 1/4 inch thick to make pastries. Cut the dough as per your choice.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven at 200 degrees C or until you see them puff up and just start to brown. This will roughly take 10 mins.
  8. Serve them warm.

My Tip:

Egg wash the pastry before baking it. You can make the filling of chicken, egg, etc.

Reviews for Puff Pastry (3)

Nahid Syyeda7 months ago

butter at freezing temp or room temp??
Jutika Das
5 months ago
sorry for late reply.. Butter should be in between freezing and room temperature.

Namrata Malik2 years ago

How to put fìlling the pastry
Jutika Das
5 months ago
Before the second rise.

Anjali Kumar2 years ago

They look excellent!