Shortcrust is probably the most widely used of all pastries and is good with sweet or savory fillings.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
additional:
30 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 pastry
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Sift flour into a bowl and rub in butter. Add egg yolk and enough water to make ingredients cling together.

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  • Press dough into a ball and knead gently on a floured surface until smooth. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

  • Use pastry for tarts, pastries, quiches, or other savory goodies.

Nutrition Facts

194 calories; protein 2.9g; carbohydrates 18g; fat 12.3g; cholesterol 56.1mg; sodium 83.2mg. Full Nutrition
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