Sunday, May 15, 2016

Day 130 Cream Cheese Pastry

Cream Cheese Pastry

1 Cup All Purpose Flour
1/4 Teaspoon Salt
3 Tablespoons Earth Balance, cut into small pieces
5 Tablespoons Vegan Cream Cheese
Almond based cream cheese

1. Combine the flour and salt in a bowl.  Work in the butter using a pastry blender, then your fingers.  The flour should resemble cornmeal.  Add the cream cheese and incorporate it into the flour with your fingers until the dough comes together and form into a ball.
Incorporating butter into the flour

2.  Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and press into a disk.  Refrigerate at least 15 minutes before using.  Roll into a crust when ready to use.
Ready to chill

Goes with Artichoke and Fennel Stew.

Soundtrack - Center Stage Music from the Motion Picture

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