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Shortcrust Pastry

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Ingredients
  Plain flour 225 Gram (8 Ounce)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Very cold butter 175 Gram (6 Ounce)
  Egg 1
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Preheat the oven at 350 degrees farenheit/180 degrees celsius.

MAKING
2 In a food processor ,whizz the flour and cubed butter until it resembles rough breadcrumbs.
3 Whisk the egg, use three-quarters of it to bind the mixture in a bowl.
4 Do this by hand or with a metal knife.
5 Wrap the dough in cling film and cool for at least 30 minutes.
6 Roll out the dough and rest for a further 20-30 minutes.

SERVING
7 Use as required.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Chilling
Servings: 
4

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