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Sweet Shortcrust Almond Pastry

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Ingredients
  Unsalted butter 150 Gram
  Plain flour 250 Gram
  Ground almonds 30 Gram
  Icing sugar 90 Gram
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Salt 1 Pinch
Directions

Rub the butter into the flour with your fingertips until you have a light, crumbly mixture.
Add the ground almonds and icing sugar, then the egg and salt, and mix lightly to obtain a smooth, evenly textured dough.
Chill in the refrigerator for several hours (12 hours if possible).
Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F), gas mark 4.
Roll out the pastry to a thickness of 3 mm / 1/8 inch and use to line a flan dish, 22 cm / 8 1/2 inches in diameter and 2 cm / 3/4 inch deep.
Prick the pastry base with a fork.
Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes then remove and leave to cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Almond
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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