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Shortcrust Pastry

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  Plain whole meal flour 8 Ounce (225 Grams)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Margarine 2 Ounce (50 Grams)
  Lard 2 Ounce (50 Grams)
  Cold water 4 Tablespoon

1 In a large bowl, sift the flour, baking powder and salt together.
2 Add in any coarse bran left in the sieve.
3 Gently rub the fats into the flour until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
4 Add in about 2 1/2 tablespoons water to bind the mixture together.
5 Lightly knead to form a stiff dough.
6 Roll out thinly.

7 Use as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1753 Calories from Fat 916

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 102 g157.2%

Saturated Fat 30.3 g151.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 53.9 mg18%

Sodium 1195.1 mg49.8%

Total Carbohydrates 169 g56.4%

Dietary Fiber 7.6 g30.3%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 30 g60.7%

Vitamin A 40.6% Vitamin C 0.09%

Calcium 74% Iron 66.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Shortcrust Pastry Recipe