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Short crust pastry

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 200 gms - flour
  • 100 gms - Butter
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 50 ml - water

How to Make

  • Put the flour in the processor bowl; add the salt and butter, cut into pieces.
  • Mix for 10 seconds on speed 4 with the plastic blade, then pour in the water through the feeder tube as you knead.
  • Knead for 10 seconds on speed 8 to form a ball of pastry.
  • Leave the pastry to stand for 30 mins. in a cool place.
  • You can cook the pastry on its own if you wish.
  • Either prick the base and pinch down the edges with a fork or place a circle of greaseproof paper weighed down with dry beans to stop it from rising too much.
  • You can add a spoonful of sugar when preparing a dessert.