01 Puff Pastry Overview
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What you’ll learn
Let’s dive into the basics of gluten-free puff pastry as well as an overview of techniques that will be applied to the recipes in this course.
The objectives for this module:
- Learn basic techniques for successful puff pastry creation
- Master puff pastry hacks and tricks
- Practice making a sweet filling perfect for puff pastry
Lessons & Recaps
Required: watch and complete the recaps for each lesson.
2: Gluten-Free Puff Pastry Techniques
Learn the basic techniques and tips for creating a laminated pastry dough that’s flaky and delicious once baked.
00:50 Conventional puff pastry versus GF puff pastry
01:48 Importance of chilling
02:44 Tips for keeping puff pastry dough cold
04:00 Basic steps for making classic puff pastry
04:44 First step: make a dough
06:25 Make a “butter packet”
08:05 Incorporate butter packet into dough
10:32 Laminate the dough by making turns
12:01 A few more tips
You will start creating puff pastry in the next module. For this module, you can practice making a sweet puff pastry filling. Remember to always read the entire recipe, all the tips, and watch the step-by-step videos before preparing that recipe so you know what to expect. Make sure that you have the right ingredients on hand and the tools you need to make it all effortless and fun. Document your discoveries and preferences in your baking journal.
Recommended: read all articles
Helpful and inspiring know how and support for gluten-free puff pastry making.
Extra Learning & Cheat Sheets
Ensure that your bakes and creations go to plan every time with this extra know how and support. Gain an understanding of potential variables and substitutions, get troubleshooting ideas, a general shopping list to get started, tips for caring for your baking vessels, creative inspiration, and much more. Reference these articles as you bake your way through this course.
Shopping: Appliances & Tools
This is a convenient listing of basic tools called for in this course as well as some “nice to have but not necessary” items that make baking easier and more fun. Read more about each and how we use them here.
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Here’s the homemade flour blend we love for gluten-free puff pastry.