Thursday 10 April 2014

Short Crust Pastry by Stevia Chai










Short Crust Pastry by Stevia Chai


100g plain flour
50g cold butter, diced
1 tsp salt
1 Tbsp cold water

Sift flour and salt into a mixing bowl.
Rub the butter into the flour with your fingers (you can use the food processor to do this) until mixture resemble bread crumbs.
Add the water and knead till mixture gathers into a dough.
Cover with plastics wrap and rest dough for 30 minutes.
Divide dough into 35g each and fill with filling of choice.
Bake in a preheated oven at 200 deg C for 20 - 25 minutes or till golden brown.
Cool on wire rack.

*Note: pastry can be use to make into tart shells and use for custard tart or fruit tart.

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