Buttery Almond Pastry Braid

Willow Bird Baking
20Ingredients
740Calories
55Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 egg (whisked with 1 teaspoon water for egg wash)
  • 8 tablespoons butter (softened)
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 dash salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 egg
  • 7 ounces almond paste (frozen until firm and then grated with hand grater)
  • 1 cup sliced almonds (divided)
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon almond extract
  • sliced almonds (for topping)
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NutritionView more

740Calories
Sodium23%DV550mg
Fat74%DV48g
Protein25%DV13g
Carbs22%DV66g
Fiber16%DV4g

PER SERVING *

Calories740Calories from Fat430
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat48g74%
Saturated Fat21g105%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol145mg48%
Sodium550mg23%
Potassium320mg9%
Protein13g25%
Calories from Fat430
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate66g22%
Dietary Fiber4g16%
Sugars33g66%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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