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Cheats Rough Puff Pastry

Try Paul's simple recipe for the perfect puff pastry.


  • 300g Plain Flour

  • Pinch of salt

  • 50g Chilled butter

  • 120g Frozen butter

  • 4-6tbsp water


  • 1.

    Mix the flour and salt together. Rub in the 50g chilled butter. Gradually add enough water to form a dough.

  • 2.

    Roll the dough into a rectangle.

  • 3.

    Grate 60g of frozen butter over the bottom two thirds of the dough. Fold down the top third and fold up the top third as if folding a letter.

  • 4.

    Turn 90 degrees and roll out again. Repeat adding the remaining frozen butter and fold as before.

  • 5.

    Rest in the fridge for 30 minutes before using.

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