Shortcrust pastry

Prep: 10 mins
Shortcrust pastry
This shortcrust pastry recipe can be used for a variety of baking. 

125g plain flour

½ tsp salt

55g butter, room temperature

3 tbsp cold water

Combine the flour and salt together in a large bowl.

Add the butter and use clean hands to rub it into the flour.

Keep mixing until it looks like breadcrumbs.

Stir in the cold water to make a dough mixture. You may not have to use all the water.

Wrap the dough in clingfilm and place in the fridge for 15 minutes before using. 

Preparation Time
10 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Flour

Recipe Type
Cakes & Baking

Level of Difficulty

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