All questions

Can you cook puff pastry in a pressure cooker?

Can you cook puff pastry in a pressure cooker but without the pressure. just a normal lid on.

asked by bakeratheart almost 2 years ago

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

7 answers 3820 views
C Sangueza
added almost 2 years ago

Puff pastry is usually baked - it needs the dry heat to become crisp. I can't imagine it would work on the stove top with any sort of pan. Good luck.

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

creamtea
creamtea

Lisanne is a trusted home cook.

added almost 2 years ago

Like C Sangueza said, it needs to bake to brown. Is there a reason you want to cook it in a pressure cooker? Are you putting it over something you've cooked in there (like a pot pie thingy)? Or are you in a kitchen with limited supplies?

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

bakeratheart
added almost 2 years ago

Hi Lisanne! I don't have an oven in my current place! Since you can bake a cake in a cooker (although not so well), i was wondering if it will work with puff pastry as well.

PHIL
PHIL

PHIL is a trusted home cook.

added almost 2 years ago

Do you have a toaster oven? Tricky but it might work. What do you think C Sangueza and Lisanne?

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

bakeratheart
added almost 2 years ago

No! Unfortunately i just have a non-convection microwave. But thanks :)

Nancy
Nancy

Nancy is a trusted home cook.

added almost 2 years ago

Consensus seems to be nix on the puff pastry in pressure cooker.
But there ARE ways to make bread and fruit cobbler (using a biscuit like topping) in pressure cooker.
Carbs R Us?

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

Susan W
Susan W

Susan W is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added almost 2 years ago

Do you by chance have an outdoor gas grill? I use mine as an oven all year round. Recently, I used it to bake bread from the 5 Minute Artisnal Bread and it worked perfectly.

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)