Homemade sweet shortcrust pastry is easier to do than you think. Plus it’s the perfect way to make sure your pie or tart case is just as delicious as the filling!
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Cover the dough with baking paper or plastic wrap. Place in the fridge for at least 30 mins or until required.
Now twist it: Once you’ve nailed the basic dough, try one of our flavour twists.
Chocolate pastry: In step 1, reduce flour to 1¼ cups (185g) and add ¼ cup (25g) cocoa powder.
Coconut pastry: In step 1, replace 1/3 cup (50g) flour with 1/3 cup (25g) desiccated coconut.
Hazelnut or almond pastry: In step 1, replace 1/3 cup (50g) flour with 1/3 cup (35g) hazelnut meal or almond meal.