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Shortcrust Pastry

Ingredients

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500g of pastry should be sufficient to make a base and top for a 240mm diameter pie, 80g should be sufficient for a 15cm round pie top..

Method

  1. Place flour and butter in food processor and process until the butter is cut into the flour.
  2. Add the lemon juice and half the water while the processor is running, then slowly add more water until a soft ball of pastry is formed.
  3. Rest the pastry in the refrigerator for half an hour before use.
  4. Turn onto a lightly floured board and roll to shape and thickness required.

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