Recipes

Buttery Pastry

Dessert Dessert
Servings Serves 12 People
Preparation Time 1 hour and 15 minutes

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Cut your butter into ¼ inch cubes, spread out onto a plate or in a small bowl then and return to the fridge or freezer, you want to keep this cold.
  2. Whisk together flour, sugar, and salt in a bowl, then blend in cold butter with your fingertips or a pastry blender.
  3. Slowly add 9 tbsp. of ice water and gently stir with a fork until fully & evenly incorporated.
  4. Squeeze a small handful: If it doesn’t hold together, add more ice water 1 tbsp. at a time until just incorporated, then test again.
  5. Turn out mixture onto a lightly floured surface and roll to about 1/8 of inch think and cut into pie or tart shells.

Food for Thought

Dough can be made day ahead and chilled in the fridge.

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