Sweet Grated Shortcrust Pastry


Sweet Grated Shortcrust Pastry

Basic recipe for a Grated Shortcrust Pastry with sugar. A sweet dough base for Fruitcakes.

Ready in: 10 minutes to make the dough + 30-60 minutes resting time

7 oz (200 g) all-purpose flour
1.4 oz (40 g) confectioners’ sugar
3 1/2 (100 g) butterĀ 
0.7 fl. oz (20 ml) milk
1 egg
1 packet vanilla sugar
1 pinch of salt

1. Thoroughly rub the cold (but still malleable) butter with the flour and confectioners sugar. The mixture has to resemble breadcrumbs.

2. In a small bowl, whisk the egg with the milk. Dissolve the vanilla sugar and salt in the egg mixture.

3. With your hands, briefly mix the egg mixture with the butter mixture until just blended. Do not knead the pastry. Form the dough into a ball and wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 30-60 minutes.

Energy: 1759 kcal / 7365 kJ
Fat: 91 g
Carbohydrates: 205,1 g
of which sugars: 53,2 g
Protein: 28 g
Fibre: 5,5 g


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