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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.
Want perfect profiteroles every time? This is your recipe! These basic profiteroles puff up in the oven, yielding hollow centres that beg to be filled with cream and topped with chocolate.
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.
My mother used to make this all the time, usually to go with Sunday dinner. I was hooked. Haven't had it in ages and I was wanting to bake something special for a special someone so I asked mum for the recipe. Tried it out today, and it's just as I remember. The thing that makes it for me is the frangipane. Hope you like it as much as me.
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!