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Rich Shortcrust Pastry

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 8 Ounce (225 Gram, 2 Cups, Plain)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Chilled butter 5 Ounce, diced (150 Gram, 10 Tablespoon)
  Egg yolk 1
  Chilled water 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
Directions

1. Sift the flour and salt into a large bowl. Rub or cut in the butter until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
2. Mix the egg yolk and water together. Sprinkle over the dry ingredients and mix in lightly to form a soft dough.
3. Gather the dough together into a ball. Knead on a floured surface until smooth. Wrap in clear film (plastic wrap) and chill for 30 minutes before using.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Wheat

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1890 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 174 g57.9%

Dietary Fiber 6.1 g24.5%

Sugars 0.8 g

Protein 27 g54%

Vitamin A 75.2% Vitamin C

Calcium 8.8% Iron 60.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Rich Shortcrust Pastry Recipe