Pastry (101)

    Find foolproof pastry recipes plus instructional videos for easy homemade shortcrust pastry, choux pastry, puff pastry and more.

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    16 reviews
     
    40min

    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

     
    8 reviews
     
    55min

    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.

    Recipe by: sweettooth

     
    52 reviews
     
    1hr15min

    This hearty chicken pie is perfect any day of the week. Flaky puff pastry encases a delicious filling made with chicken and leeks in a creamy sauce.

    Recipe by: andrew

     
    37 reviews
     
    5min

    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

     
    1354 reviews
     
    15min

    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

    Videos

    • How to make a sweet pastry case
      How to make a sweet pastry case
    • How to make profiteroles
      How to make profiteroles
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      Jam filled puff pastry crescents

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