Flaky Pastry

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 15mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    1
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    2440
based on 3 ratings

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

recipe updated Oct 8, 2019

Ingredients

  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    380g (about 3 cups)
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    ¾ tsp
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    145g (about ¾ cup)
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    1 (50g)
  • Water icon
    Water
    60ml (4 tbsp)

Tools

  • kCook icon Plastic wrap
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Add all purpose 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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