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Short Crust Pastry

  • Makes 1 Portions
  • Suitable for freezing
  • Preparation 15 minutes
  • 0 minutes cooking time
  • 140 C°, 275 F°, Gas Mark 1


  • 400g Plain Flour
  • 200g Butter cubed
  • 3 tbsp Water


  1. Rub the flour and butter together until the mixture looks like breadcrumbs.
  2. Add the water 1 tbsp at a time (you may need more), shaping with your hands until all of the dough comes together.
  3. Knead on a floured surface.
  4. Chill in fridge for 30mins before rolling it out.
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