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SHORT CRUST PASTRY

Ingredients

250 gms plain flour

125 gms diced Butter / Margarine

A pinch of salt

3-4 tblspn Water

Procedure
Sift the flour and salt into a mixing bowl. Cut in the fat with a knife until all the pieces of fat are coated with flour and then rub with the finger tips until the mixture reaches the bread crumb stage. Make a well in the center and add the fingers to make a firm dough, adding the rest of the water if needed. Turn on to a floured surface and knead lightly. Chill for 40 minutes before using.

 

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