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Short crust pastry Recipe

Short crust pastry is a popular American Dessert
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
American Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 200 gms - flour
  • 100 gms - Butter
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 50 ml - water
  • How to Make Short crust pastry:

    1. Put the flour in the processor bowl; add the salt and butter, cut into pieces.
    2. Mix for 10 seconds on speed 4 with the plastic blade, then pour in the water through the feeder tube as you knead.
    3. Knead for 10 seconds on speed 8 to form a ball of pastry.
    4. Leave the pastry to stand for 30 mins. in a cool place.
    5. You can cook the pastry on its own if you wish.
    6. 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.
    7. You can add a spoonful of sugar when preparing a dessert.


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