Sweet Shortcrust Pastry

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 15mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    2
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    1532
based on 5 ratings

Basic sweet, light, crumbly pastry for pies and tarts. Makes two single 9" tart shells.

recipe updated Jul 5, 2018

Ingredients

  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    400g
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    130g
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar
    145g
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    2g
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    100g

Tools

  • kCook icon Plastic wrap
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  2. Add all purpose flour
  3. Add cold, cubed unsalted butter
  4. Add powdered sugar
  5. Add salt
  6. Rub in until coarse crumbs form
  7. Add egg
  8. Mix gently until mixture comes together
  9. Wrap with plastic wrap
  10. Chill for approx 1h
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