How to Make Short Crust Pastry

This is a simple recipe for a short crust pastry. It can be used for almost any sweet dessert!!

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How to Make Short Crust Pastry Recipe
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1
Add together the sifted plain flour and the castor sugar into a mix master.

Add together the sifted plain flour and the castor sugar into a mix master.

2
Then cube your butter and add to the mix master.

Then cube your butter and add to the mix master.

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3
Mix on medium until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

Mix on medium until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

4

Add egg yolk and water to the mixture (you may need to add more water)

5

Mix until it forms a dough.

6
Lightly flour a surface

Lightly flour a surface

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Make sure your hands have flour on them too, so the dough doesn't stick.

8
Turn the dough onto the floured surface and knead lightly.

Turn the dough onto the floured surface and knead lightly.

9
Shape into an oval and wrap in cling wrap.

Shape into an oval and wrap in cling wrap.

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Place into fridge for 1/2 and hour to an hour.

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Then roll the dough out and use as you wish!!

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Ingredients

2ΒΌ Cups Plain flour 
β…“ Cups Castor Sugar 
175 Grams Butter 
2 Egg yolks 
2 Tablespoons Water 
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