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Pretty Patisserie Sweet Shortcrust Pastry

Posted October 19, 2020 by Squires Kitchen


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.