Tart Dough

  • Yield: Makes enough for 3 dozen cream puffs

Source: Martha Stewart Living, November 2005

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons heavy cream

Directions

  1. Put butter and confectioners' sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Mix on low speed until combined, about 2 minutes. Add egg yolks, and mix until combined, about 1 minute. Add 3/4 cup flour, and mix just until flour is incorporated. Add remaining 3/4 cup flour, the salt, and cream; mix until just combined, about 1 minute.

  2. Shape dough into a disk; wrap in plastic, and refrigerate 2 hours or overnight.

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