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Sweet Shortcrust Pastry



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  • 225 g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon icing sugar
  • 140 g Cold Butter, Cubed
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1-2 tablespoons iced water

Recipe's preparation

  1. 1. Process the flour, sugar and butter for 10 seconds, speed 6, or until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

    2. Scrape down the bowl and add the egg yolk and about 1 tablespoon of cold water. Mix for 5 seconds, speed 6. The mixture should be coming together. Add a little more water if needed to help combine it and mix again, scraping down between each addition. When mixture is coming together knead it for 45 seconds.

    3. Turn the pastry out on to a thermomat or clean surface and bring together into a cylinder shape. Wrap in cling film and refrigerate for a minimum of 40 minutes.

    4. Roll out the cold pastry and place in to a loose bottom tart tin. Lay baking paper ovr the pastry and cover with pie weights. Bake at 180°C for 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and discard the pie weights and baking paper. Return to the oven for a further 10 minutes.

    5. Fill the case with your favourite filling.


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