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Shortcrust Pastry Recipe
|Plain flour||225 Gram (8 Ounce)|
|Very cold butter||175 Gram (6 Ounce)|
Calories 537 Calories from Fat 330
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 38 g57.7%
Saturated Fat 23.1 g115.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 146.9 mg49%
Sodium 333.4 mg13.9%
Total Carbohydrates 45 g15.1%
Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.4%
Sugars 0.2 g
Protein 5 g10.6%
Vitamin A 23.1% Vitamin C
Calcium 2.3% Iron 2.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1 Preheat the oven at 350 degrees farenheit/180 degrees celsius.
2 In a food processor ,whizz the flour and cubed butter until it resembles rough breadcrumbs.
3 Whisk the egg, use three-quarters of it to bind the mixture in a bowl.
4 Do this by hand or with a metal knife.
5 Wrap the dough in cling film and cool for at least 30 minutes.
6 Roll out the dough and rest for a further 20-30 minutes.
7 Use as required.