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How to make shortcrust pastry dough from scratch

Make Shortcrust Pastry Dough From Scratch

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This is my take of the shortcrust pastry after many tries on making it as the ingredients are always available in the kitchen. The supplies quantity aren't very accurate but you can't miss with it 😊

Put the flour and salt in a deep bowl

Put the flour and salt in a deep bowl

Get the hard cubed butter and add it on the flour

Get the hard cubed butter and add it on the flour

Using your fingers, start rubbing the butter fast with the flour as your are trying to squeeze the butter with the flour

Using your fingers, start rubbing the butter fast with the flour as your are trying to squeeze the butter with the flour

It will start looking like small balls of buttery flour, make sure they are small and not big lumps

It will start looking like small balls of buttery flour, make sure they are small and not big lumps

Things that can happen is the mixture can be too dry and lots of flour, add more butter in it. If its too buttery add more flour to make it balanced 😉

Now add water to it slowly, make sure to mix it while doing so, you don't want too much water, if that happened add more flour to dry it. You want the dough to be not sticky and not dry

Now add water to it slowly, make sure to mix it while doing so, you don't want too much water, if that happened add more flour to dry it. You want the dough to be not sticky and not dry

Put it in a film or a bag and chill it and use it when needed

Put it in a film or a bag and chill it and use it when needed

Use it as needed for baking stuff. Enjoy 😉

  • 250.0g Flour
  • 1.0pch Salt
  • 8.0 Hard small cubed butter
  • 0.0c Water