This recipe provides the wrapping or covering for many pies and tarts, both sweet and savoury. Follow individual recipe instructions for methods of use and baking. See notes at the bottom of recipe for more ideas. This recipe makes enough to line a shallow 23cm (9 inch) flan tin.
Add 1 tsp pure vanilla extract to the beaten egg yolk and reduce the amount of water slightly.
very easy - 18 Oct 2009
Very easy to make, loved the idea of vanilla extract. Couldn't find oven temperature for baking the pastry blind, in my oven 20 minutes at 180c. I will use this again for sweet pies etc... - 01 Feb 2013
quick and easy and is the best sweet pastry iv found - 05 Feb 2013