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Catholic Recipe: Shortcrust Pastry

    INGREDIENTS

  • 1 stick of margarine or butter
  • a dash of salt (for savory dishes)
  • sugar for sweet
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 egg or two yolks
  • 5 Tbsp. Ice cold water
  • Details

  • Serves: 8
  • Prep Time: 1 1/2 hours
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 15+
  • Origin:

A good and esay recipe to go with Custard Pastries

DIRECTIONS

Mix the margarine (or butter) and a pinch of salt (or sugar) into the flour, then slowly add the water and egg to make a stiff but elastic dough. Turn onto a floured surface and roll into a ball to be placed in the refrigerator until using.

The dough should rest at least 1 hour before using.

When ready, preheat over to 300. Roll out dough on a floured surface, butter a tart or pie dish, and carefully place the dough into the baking form of your choice. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until done.

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