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How to make short crust pastry

Make Short Crust Pastry

15
STEPS
INGREDIENTS
Add together the sifted plain flour and the castor sugar into a mix master.

Add together the sifted plain flour and the castor sugar into a mix master.

Then cube your butter and add to the mix master.

Mix on medium until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

Mix on medium until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

Add egg yolk and water to the mixture (you may need to add more water)

Mix until it forms a dough.

Lightly flour a surface

Lightly flour a surface

Make sure your hands have flour on them too, so the dough doesn't stick.

Turn the dough onto the floured surface and knead lightly.

Turn the dough onto the floured surface and knead lightly.

Shape into an oval and wrap in cling wrap.

Shape into an oval and wrap in cling wrap.

Place into fridge for 1/2 and hour to an hour.

Then roll the dough out and use as you wish!!

  • 2.0c Plain flour
  • 0.0c Castor Sugar
  • 175.0g Butter
  • 2.0 Egg yolks
  • 2.0Tbsp Water