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Rich Short Crust

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Rich Short Crust is soft crust. Rich Short Crust gets its softness from eggs mixed with flour. Rich short crust used to use tart recipes.
  Flour 8 Ounce
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Butter 5 Ounce
  Egg yolk 1 (for binding)
  Sugar 2 Ounce

Cream fat and sugar together until light in colour.
Sieve flour and salt together and add to creamed fat, mixing with a knife.
Gradually add enough water or egg and water to make a firm rolling consistency.
Use fingertips to feel the pastry.
To line flan put pastry over case and press down base and sides firmly then roll over top with rolling pin for a good edge.
Decorate edge as wished.

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2109 Calories from Fat 1065

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 121 g186.4%

Saturated Fat 74.6 g373%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 489.9 mg163.3%

Sodium 283.1 mg11.8%

Total Carbohydrates 230 g76.8%

Dietary Fiber 6.1 g24.5%

Sugars 57.4 g

Protein 27 g54%

Vitamin A 75.2% Vitamin C

Calcium 8.8% Iron 60.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Rich Short Crust Recipe