• Cara Gouding

Basic Shortcrust Pastry

A simple shortcrust pastry, perfect for tarts & quiches.


225g plain flour

100g unsalted butter

pinch salt

Putting it all Together

Sift the flour into a large bowl, add the butter and rub in with your fingertips until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.

Stir in the salt, then add 2-3 tbsp water and mix to a firm dough. Knead the dough briefly and gently on a floured surface. Wrap in cling film and chill before rolling out once needed.

Cara x

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