Cookbook:Shortcrust Pastry

Shortcrust Pastry
CategoryPastry recipes
Servings1 crust
Time10 minutes

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Shortcrust pastry or shortcrust dough is a buttery, crumbly pastry dough which is often used as a base for tarts. This is an eggless version.




  1. Cream together butter, sugar, and lemon rind in a bowl.
  2. Sift together the plain and potato flours into a mound.
  3. Make a well in the center of the mound and add the creamed mixture.
  4. Knead lightly until the dough is consistent.
  5. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and chill for 1 hour before use.