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Recipe Name: Almond Combs Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Last Modified: 2/22/2014
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Preparation Time:
Number of Servings: 9

1/2 Recipe basic puff pastry
1 Egg, beaten
1/2 Cup(s) Ground almonds
2 Tablespoon(s) Sugar
1 Egg yolk
1 Teaspoon(s) Water
3/4 Cup(s) Sifted powdered sugar
1 Teaspoon(s) Milk, up to 2
Roll pastry to a 12-inch square. Cut pastry into 4-inch squares.
Combine 1 egg, almonds, and 2 tablespoons sugar. Spoon about 1
tablespoon almond mixture in a strip down center of each square.
Combine egg yolk and water; brush one side of each square with yolk
mixture. Fold over opposite side, and press gently to seal. Make even
1-inch cuts along sealed edge, about 1/4 inch apart; spread to form a
comb. Place pastries on an ungreased baking sheet. Brush remaining egg
yolk mixture over pastries. Freeze 10 minutes. Bake at 425°F for 15
minutes or until puffed and golden brown. Transfer to a wire rack.
Combine powdered sugar and milk; drizzle mixture over hot pastries.
Yield: 9 servings. Note: One-half (17 1/4-ounce) package frozen puff
pastry may be substituted for 1/2 recipe Basic Puff Pastry. Busted by
Gail Shermeyer <> Recipe by: The Southern Living
Cookbook, 1987, 8487-0709-5 Posted to MC-Recipe Digest by Gail
Shermeyer <> on May 02, 1998

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
Calories: 135
Calories From Fat: 43
Total Fat: 5g
Cholesterol: 40.7mg
Sodium: 9.5mg
Potassium: 65.4mg
Carbohydrates: 21.2g
Fiber: <1g
Sugar: 19.9g
Protein: 2.6g

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