29 March 2010

Welch Kringle

Recipe from Mary Lou Hart

1 Cup flour
1/2 Cup butter
2 Tbsp. water

1/2 Cup butter
1 Cup water
1 Cup flour, sifted
3 eggs
1/4 tsp. salt ( can be omitted)
1/4 tsp. ( plus more to taste) almond extract

1 Tbsp. butter
1 Cup powdered sugar
1 tsp. (plus more to taste) almond extract

Crust:  Mix flour, butter and water. Grease cookie sheet. Press and pull out mixture to full lenght of cookie sheet, it will be a fraction of an inch thick.

Filling: In a saucepan, boil butter and water. After taking off heat, add sifted flour, stir till smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, then salt and almond flavoring. Spread on top of crust. Bake 45 mintues at 350*.

Frosting:  Cream butter, powdered sugar and almond flavoring for consistancy. Spread on Welch Kringle.

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