Recipe: Shortcrust Pastry
Shortcrust pastry is buttery, crumbly and a tasty treat.Ingredients
150g (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, softened
100g (1/2 cup) caster sugar
1 tsp grated lemon rind
120 g (1 cup) plain flour, plus extra for dusting
120 g (3/4 cup) potato flourProcedure
Cream together butter, sugar, and lemon rind in a bowl.
Sift together the plain and potato flours into a mound.
Make a well in the center of the mound and add the creamed mixture.
Knead lightly until the dough is consistent.
Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and chill for 1 hour before use.
First Published: Sunday, March 04, 2012, 08:52