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Short Crust Pastry

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  Plain flour 200 Gram
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 125 Gram, chilled
  Cold water 4 Tablespoon

Place the flour, the salt and the butter cut into cubes in the work bowl and process until the consistency of breadcrumbs.
Add the water all at once and process until the pastry forms a ball.
Do not over process.
Place the pastry on to a floured surface and roll out in a circle slightly larger than the flan.
Roll the pastry on to the rolling pin and then unroll into the flan.
Press against the bottom and sides.
Bake according to recipe selected.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1628 Calories from Fat 915

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 104 g160.3%

Saturated Fat 65 g324.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 268.8 mg89.6%

Sodium 500.6 mg20.9%

Total Carbohydrates 160 g53.4%

Dietary Fiber 4.8 g19.2%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 13 g25.9%

Vitamin A 62.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 5.2% Iron 4.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Short Crust Pastry Recipe