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Organic Puff Pastry Recipe | Easy Kitchen Guide

Looking for an organic puff pastry recipe that is easy to make and only requires a few simple ingredients? If yes, you are in the right place! We’ve shared here an easy-peasy recipe that will help you get your pastry fix without all the fuss.

Organic puff pastry

Organic puff pastry is a bit more expensive than traditional puff pastry, but it is worth the extra cost for its health and environmental benefits. It is a great choice if you want a healthier and more environmentally friendly option for your baking needs.

When I was in France, I saw a lady selling organic puff pastry in the market. It looked so good that I decided to buy some. When I asked her about it, she told me it was made with organic flour, butter and eggs.

She also said it didn’t have any preservatives or chemicals in it. Then, I realized that organic puff pastry is a healthier option than the regular kind.

When I returned to the States, I started looking for organic puff pastry. But there was nowhere that sold organic puff pastry. Finally, I found a recipe online and decided to try making it myself. And that’s how I came to know about organic puff pastry.

Now, I make organic puff pastry at home whenever I like. It’s so easy to make and doesn’t take much time.

If you’re looking for a healthier option, I recommend trying this organic puff pastry. Trust me; you won’t regret it!

Follow this recipe and you’ll be sure to create delicious, flaky puff pastry every time!

What is organic puff pastry?

Organic puff pastry is a type of dough made from flour, water, butter, and salt. When the dough is baked, the water in the dough turns to steam and expands, causing the dough to rise and become light and fluffy.

I’ve already mentioned that organic puff pastry is a healthier alternative to traditional puff pastry. It is lower in fat and calories, and it is made with whole wheat flour, a good fiber source. Organic puff pastry is also free of artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives.

This classic puff pastry can be used for both sweet and savory dishes. It is commonly used to make pies, pastries, tarts, quiches, and more. It can also be formed into shapes such as rolls, twists, or even letters and numbers. Overall, puff pastry is a versatile dough that can be used in a variety of ways to create delicious dishes.

How do you make organic puff pastry?

Making puff pastry is not as difficult as you might think, and the results are well worth the effort. You only need four main ingredients to make this. You need to roll the dough into a thin sheet and then fold it several times to create layers. Then, refrigerate for several hours or overnight before cutting into shapes and baking.

When I make snacks for my family, I am always on the lookout for quick, easy, and healthy recipes. They love these mouth-watering pastries and I have been making them ever since.

Organic puff pastry recipe

Ingredients

  • 14 tbsp unsalted cold butter
  • ½ cup cold water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg

Equipment

  • Mixing bowl(big size)
  • Rolling pin
  • Fork to stir

Directions

Step 1: In a large mixing bowl, take all-purpose flour and salt. Add 3/4 cup cold butter. The butter should be cut into cubes. Then gently mix with a fork until the cubes are evenly dispersed in the mixture.

Step 2: Add cold water to the mixture and keep stirring until the butter is crumbled into pea-size bits.

Step 3: Place the dough on a floured surface and press it with your hands until it comes together to form a ball.

Step 4: Use a rolling pin to roll the dough out into a rectangle. Fold it in half, then fold it again and once more.

Step 5: Refrigerate the dough for 1 hour, up to 24 hours, wrapped in plastic.

Taste of organic puff pastry

As I mentioned earlier, puff pastry is a very versatile dough. It can be sweet or savory, depending on what you add to it. I like to add grated cheese and chopped herbs to mine for a savory flavor. You could also add powdered sugar or honey for a sweeter version. For a special treat, you could add chocolate chips or fruit to the dough.

How to use organic puff pastry?

The best way to use this would be through recipes!

Its buttery flavor and flaky texture make it a popular choice for pies, tarts, pastries, and more.

Try out these recipes that use organic puff pastry as one of the ingredients:

1) Apple turnover

2) Cheese tart

3) Chicken pot pie

4) Chocolate hazelnut turnovers

5) Cranberry tart

6) Croissants

7) Empanadas

8) Fruit tart

9) Goat cheese and honey tart

10) Ham and Gruyere tart.

11) Lemon tart

12) Peach Cobbler Empanadas

13) Pear Tart Tatin Recipe

14) Pecan Pie Hand Pies Recipe

15) Pizza Margherita Recipe

16) Quiche Lorraine Recipe

17) Savory Herb Scones with Cheddar Cheese Recipe

18) Pies

How to store organic puff pastry?

You can store organic puff pastry in the fridge for up to 2 days or in the freezer for up to 2 months. Wrap the puff pastry tightly in cling film or put it in an airtight container and place it in the fridge or freezer.

Tips

  • Roll the dough out evenly to ensure even cooking.
  • Use a sharp knife or cookie cutter to get clean cuts.
  • You can use a food processor to help mix in the butter.
  • Cold water makes the dough easier to work with, so make sure to use it when mixing everything.

Nutrition information

Amount per serving And % Daily Values

Serving: 1 dough | Calories: 2804 kcal | Total fat: 24 g | Saturated fat: 15 g | Cholesterol: 93 mg | Sodium: 894 mg | Total carbohydrate: 176 g | Dietary fiber: 5.7 g | Sugars: 0.7 g | Protein: 25 g | Vitamin A: 22% | Vitamin D: 2% | Vitamin E 14% | Calcium :8% | Iron 35 % | Magnesium :18 %

FAQs

Can I fry puff pastry?

Yes! Heat the oil to 350°F before frying the pastries. Fry each side for 1-2 minutes or until it is golden brown in color. If the pastry is frozen, it will work best. Make sure to cook the pastry thoroughly before serving.

Is it possible to boil puff pastry?

No. Puff pastry is a delicate dough made with flour, butter and water that requires specific temperatures and techniques to create its signature flaky layers. Boiling puff pastry would cause it to lose its texture and shape, so it is not recommended.

Can you microwave puff pastry?

Heating puff pastry too much will result in its flaky texture being lost; however, the microwave can be a good way to reheat it if necessary.

How to make puff pastry fluffy and crispy?

To make puff pastry fluffy and crispy, the key is to use cold butter or margarine when making the dough, as well as rolling out the dough thin enough so that it rises during baking.

Wrapping up

Thank you for reading this organic puff pastry recipe. We hope that you have a wonderful time making this amazing organic puff pastry and we can’t wait to see what creations you come up with using this delicious treat.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out – we would love to hear from you! Thank you again for trying this recipe and happy cooking! Bon appétit!

Organic puff pastry

Organic Puff Pastry Recipe

Lori Walker, MS, RD
Looking for an organic puff pastry recipe that is easy to make and only requires a few simple ingredients? If yes, you are in the right place! We've shared here an easy-peasy recipe that will help you get your pastry fix without all the fuss.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 1 people
Calories 2804 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 Mixing bowl(big size)
  • 1 Rolling Pin
  • 1 Fork 

Ingredients
  

  • 14 tbsp unsalted cold butter
  • ½ cup cold water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg

Instructions
 

  • In a large mixing bowl, take all-purpose flour and salt. Add 3/4 cup cold butter. The butter should be cut into cubes. Then gently mix with a fork until the cubes are evenly dispersed in the mixture.
  • In a large mixing bowl, take all-purpose flour and salt. Add 3/4 cup cold butter. The butter should be cut into cubes. Then gently mix with a fork until the cubes are evenly dispersed in the mixture.
  • In a large mixing bowl, take all-purpose flour and salt. Add 3/4 cup cold butter. The butter should be cut into cubes. Then gently mix with a fork until the cubes are evenly dispersed in the mixture.
  • In a large mixing bowl, take all-purpose flour and salt. Add 3/4 cup cold butter. The butter should be cut into cubes. Then gently mix with a fork until the cubes are evenly dispersed in the mixture.
  • Refrigerate the dough for 1 hour, up to 24 hours, wrapped in plastic.

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Notes

  • Roll the dough out evenly to ensure even cooking.
  • Use a sharp knife or cookie cutter to get clean cuts.
  • You can use a food processor to help mix in the butter.
  • Cold water makes the dough easier to work with, so make sure to use it when mixing everything.
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