Category: Pastries

How To Make Almond Bear Claw Pastries

Flaky almond-filled Bear Claws are perfect for holiday brunches or other special occasions. We used the Blitz Puff Pastry recipe and the Almond Bear Claws filling. Before you begin, the butter should be a cool room temperature, almost waxy, but not too soft. Cut the butter sticks horizontally, so you’ve got pieces about a quarter-inch thick and as long as your butter stick. Toss with flour mixture so each butter pat is coated. In a big mixing bowl, make a well and add the liquid. Use your hands to combine it as best you can. You can also use the paddle attachment on your stand mixer. Add the liquid and pulse on and off to combine, trying not to break up the butter pieces. Turn it onto a work surface. The dough will look terrible: all floury and “shaggy,” not like a nice pastry at all.

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Italian Pastries That Will Make You Melt

If you’ve got a sweet tooth, we’ve got some delicious Italian pastries to satisfy it. Some are simple, while others feature nuts, fruits or chocolate. Okay, this is another odd-ball article topic here, but please bear with me. Have you ever wondered if the coffee you grab in the morning on the way to work might be causing your back pain and sciatica? Well, of course there are foods that you can eat that either hurt or help inflammation in your body, which may contribute to back pain. Foods like junk food, fast food, red meats, fried foods, pastries, and cakes are of course not good for you.

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