Hi there! Welcome to my blog, Hello Little Home. I’m Ginnie.
I started Hello Little Home, because I was looking for a place to share some of my favorite things: design, food, fashion, travel … the list goes on. I’m also working on turning my tiny NYC apartment into a home, so I’ll be sharing that, too.
Here’s a little treat for checking out my blog. My mom had a serious sweet tooth when I was a kid (must be where I get it from), and she was a great baker. Her Danish Puff is one if my favorites. I think you’ll like it, too!
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 2 tbsp. water
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 cup water
- 1 tsp. almond extract
- 1 cup flour
- 3 eggs
- 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
- 2 tbsp. butter
- 1/2 tsp. vanilla
- 1-2 tsp. water
- 1/2 cup chopped or sliced almonds, toasted
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Place 1 cup flour in medium bowl. Add 1/2 cup butter and mix with fork until mixture is the size of coarse crumbs. Sprinkle water over mixture and mix. Gather dough into ball and press into bottom of an ungreased 8
x 8-inch baking pan.
Heat 1/2 cup butter and 1 cup water to a boil in a saucepan. Remove from heat and stir in almond extract and 1 cup flour. Stir vigorously over low heat about 1 minute or until a ball forms. Remove from heat. Add eggs and beat until smooth. Spread topping over pastry.
Bake about 1 hour or until topping is crisp and brown. Place on rack and cool completely.
In a medium bowl, combine all glaze ingredients, except nuts, until smooth. Spread over pastry and sprinkle with nuts.