Step 1: Ingredients
- 1 cup of flour
- 1 tsp of salt
- 1/3 cup of shortening*
- 4 to 6 tbsp of water**
- 1/4 cup of sugar
- 1/2 tsp of cinnamon
*can be substituted for 1/4 cup of oil
**if you are using oil instead of shortening only 2-3 tbsp
Step 2: Mix Dry Ingredients
Mix only the salt and flour, mix with mixing fork until the salt is evenly spread out in the flour.
Step 3: Add Shortening
Step 4: Add Water
Step 5: Roll Out Dough
2)Form dough into moist ball, remembering not to work it too much.
3)Place the dough on the surface and roll it flat with a rolling pin, use short quick strokes, starting from the center outwards until the dough is nice and thin, (about 1/8")
4)Now fold the dough from the sides inward, into thirds, and then again in the opposite direction.
5)Repeat step 2.
6)Now that you have a nice flat pastry, cut it into squares about 1" wide.
Step 6: Bake
2)Mix the cinnamon and sugar together in a small dish.
3)Sprinkle topping liberally over squares.
4)Put puffs in oven for about 8-10 mins. depending on how doughy or how flaky you like it.
Step 7: Enjoy
2)These babies are good to go, you can have them as a dessert or just for the heck of it.
**this pastry recipe can also be used to make a delicious pie crust.