How to make it

  • To make Pastry Base:
  • Measure 1 c flour into bowl, cut in butter (using pastry blender).
  • Sprinkle with water and mix with fork. Try not to over mix.
  • Round pastry into a ball and divide into two equal halves.
  • Lightly pat each half into two separate strips on an ungreased baking pan. Each strip will be about 12" long by 3' wide.
  • To make the Pastry Top:
  • Bring 1/2 c butter and 1 cup water to a rolling boil.
  • Add 1 1/2 tsp real almond extract.
  • Remove from heat and immediately stir in flour, stir quickly to keep from lumping.
  • Add one egg at a time, beating until smooth.
  • Spread an equal amount over each pastry base.
  • Bake in preheated 350 degree oven 60 minutes.
  • Glaze immediately after removing from oven, with a mixture made by blending 1 cup of confectioner's sugar with 2 Tablespoons warm milk and 1 teaspoon almond extract.
  • Garnish with lots of thinly sliced toasted almonds.

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    " It was excellent "
    kidaria ate it and said...
    I love almond desserts! This sounds pretty good.
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