Homemade Puff pastry



makes 1,2kg pastry which is enough for 1 family size pie
500g butter, cubed
550g plain flour
5 ml Cream of Tartar
250 ml boiling water.
pinch of salt
Mix flour, salt and Cream of Tartar.
Put butter in a separate bowl, add boiling water and let allow butter to melt completely, but it must still be lumpy.
Add butter mixture to flour mixture and mix well, without over mixing.
Pour out on a plate and leave fridge overnight.
When needed, roll out on a floured surface and then use as indicated on your own recipe. This pastry freezes exceptionally well.
Source: RSG

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