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Shortcrust Pastry

Published by Philip Walmsley

Short crust pastry, lots of uses

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Ingredients

  • Guesses:
  • 200g of Plain flour
  • 50g Butter
  • 50g Lard/ Vege fat
  • Pinch of salt
  • (sugar if for sweet things)
  • Water to bind

Method

Keeping evrything as cool as possible

1. Sift flour into a bowl

2. Add a pinch of salt

(2b, And a tablespoon of sugar if for sweet things)

3. cut up butter and fat into small chunks

4. cut in all of the butter and fat with a knife

5. Bind together using cold water and a knife until a firm ball that leaves no residue on the bowl is formed

6. Wrap in cling film and leave to rest in the fridge for at least 30 mins before use

Comments

  • Holly 6 years ago

    Used this for my chicken & gravy pie.. Nice and easy, thank you :)

  • Iman 7 years ago

    Will it be tastier

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