How do you keep filo pastry from getting soggy?

How do you keep filo pastry from getting soggy?

Working with Phyllo Pastry Open the packaging and unroll the sheets, immediately covering the dough with a clean, damp tea towel. This is needed to keep the dough moist. (Note: keep the dough covered at all times when you are not working with it.

Can phyllo dough be substituted for puff pastry?

You can swap in puff pastry for phyllo dough in a pinch, and the other way around, but don’t expect the same results. Making Greek baklava with puff pastry instead of phyllo would work in a pinch, but the dessert wouldn’t have the same flavor and texture.

How do you prepare phyllo dough?

Unroll the phyllo sheets and lay them flat on a dry surface. Immediately cover with plastic wrap and then a damp towel. (Covering with just a damp towel will moisten the sheets and make them stick together.) Keep the phyllo covered when not working with it, and don’t leave it uncovered for more than a minute at a time.

Is there a substitute for phyllo dough?

Roll out the puff pastry sheets at least a little bit,because the pastry is much thicker than even 8 or 10 layers of phyllo.

  • Don’t use multiple layers of puff pastry.
  • I generally have better success making the edges stick using water rather than butter.
  • What can you make with phyllo pastry dough?

    – Refrigerated Croissant-Style Dinner Roll Dough. – Phyllo Dough. – Biscuit Dough. – Pie Crust.

    What to do with leftover phyllo dough?

    1 cup milk

  • β…“ cup dry farina cereal
  • 1 large egg
  • ΒΌ cup honey
  • β…“ cup chopped walnuts
  • 8 dried apricots,minced
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped candied orange peel (Optional)
  • 1 teaspoon orange extract (Optional)
  • 6 sheets phyllo dough
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter,or as needed
  • How to make apple turnovers with phyllo?

    Peel and dice apples.

  • In a medium saucepan,add apples,sugar,vanilla,orange/lemon peel,cinnamon and cornstarch.
  • Heat on med-low stirring every so often .
  • Cook for about 5 minutes or until the apple mixture thickens.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Remove phyllo dough from package and have a damp towel ready so you can keep the phyllo sheets covered as you work.