Mix 1 cup flour and 1/2 cup butter until crumbly. Add 1 Tablespoon water and mix/gather together.
Form two long strips about 3 inches wide on a cookie sheet.
Heat 1 cup water and 1/2 cup butter in saucepan just barely to boiling. As you take it from the heat, add flour all at once and stir until a smooth ball.
Stir in one egg at a time, (3 eggs total) beating by hand after each addition.
Add 1 teaspoon almond extract for flavoring.
Spread on the two pastry strips and bake in pre-heated oven at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 45 minutes.
Frost with sugar icing flavored with almond extract.
Sprinkle almond slivers on top.
Serve with coffee and enjoy!