Puff pastry dough for dummies part 2

We left each others at the first step of the puff pastry dough making where you let your dough rest.

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Now we are going to make turns 🙂 Follow the steps and you will succeed your puff.

1.Remove your dough from the fridge

2. Place your dough on the kitchen bench

3. Pull the dough with a rolling in until you dough is approximately a square of 12 cm / 5 inches

4.Cut slices of butter ( should be as thick as your dough)

5. Fold your dough in order to cover the butter.

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6. Press the dough with a rolling pin  lengh wise up to 1 cm thickness to distribute evenly the butter

7. Think of your dough divided in three ( like if you were folding a letter) . Fold the bottom third and the top third on top.

8. You should have now a three layer dough rectangular. Wrap it in a plastic folder and set it to the fridge during 20 minutes

9. repeat this operation 5 times more

Guess what you are finally done ! … congratulation you can now use your dough for croissants, pains au chocolat or a pie.

PS: the dough can be frozen .. you do not need to make it every time 😉

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