Shortcrust pastry (77)

    Shortcrust pastry is easy to make, and can be made sweet or savoury depending on the recipe. Nothing beats buttery homemade shortcrust pastry, and we've foolproof recipes that will become a staple in your cooking repertoire.

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    1078 reviews

    This recipe is over 100 years old. Use this pastry recipe for sweet pies and tarts. It makes enough pastry to line approximately four 23cm (9 in) pie dishes or tart tins.

    Recipe by: barbara castodio

    No reviews

    Make your very own sweet pastry case to use for fruit tarts, chocolate tarts or even no-bake cheesecakes.

    Recipe by: Bibus

    41 reviews

    This is my recipe for basic shortcrust pastry that is so easy to make you'll love it! Use for quiches, pies or my favourite.... jam tarts!

    Recipe by: ROSSELVE

    15 reviews

    A really easy way of making buttery shortcrust pastry. The pastry is freezer friendly, simply wrap in cling film and freeze and thaw in the refrigerator when needed.

    Recipe by: ladyjoanella

    18 reviews

    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 deep 20-23cm (8-9 inch) flan tin or to cover a large pie dish for serving 4-6.

    Recipe by: Norma MacMillan

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