Flaky Pastry

by

Drop

POSTED 23 October 2014 (LAST UPDATED 19 May 2021)

Serves

6

Total Time

1hrs 15mins

Calories

407

This delicate flaky pastry makes the perfect base for quiches or meat and vegetable pies. Can be used fresh or frozen for another time.

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    INGREDIENTS


  • Plain flour icon
    Plain flour

    380 g (about 3 cups)

  • Salt icon
    Salt

    4 g (about ⅝ teaspoon)

  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter

    145 g (about ¾ cup)cold, cubed

  • Egg icon
    Egg

    1 (about 50 g)

  • Water icon
    Water

    60 g (about ¼ cup)

    METHOD


  • 1. Add plain flour, salt and unsalted butter to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 2. Rub in until coarse crumbs form
  • 3. Add egg and water to the pastry
  • 4. Mix gently until mixture comes together
  • 5. Wrap with plastic wrap
  • 6. Chill in fridge - approx 1 hr

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