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Pretty Patisserie Sweet Shortcrust Pastry

Posted October 19, 2020 by Squires Kitchen

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You'll be surprised at how easy it is to make your very own sweet shortcrust pastry!
You Will Need:

  • 125g (4½oz) Squires Kitchen Plain Flour
  • 50g (1¾oz) Unsalted Butter, chilled and cut into cubes
  • 50g (1¾oz) Tate & Lyle Caster Sugar
  • A Pinch of Salt
  • 1 Large Free-Range Egg

Makes approximately 250g (8 ¾oz) of pastry

  1. Place the flour, butter, sugar and salt into an electric mixer fitted with a K beater attachment and mix to fine crumb
  2. Beat the egg and pour it into the mixer - gently combining everything together to form a paste.
  3. Wrap the dough in cling film and rest it in the fridge for two hours.