Sweet Shortcrust Pastry

This Sweet Shortcrust Pastry recipe is perfect for making sweet pies and tarts.

Sweet Shortcrust Pastry Recipe

Author: Sarah Sibley


  • 225 g Plain Flour
  • 140 g Chilled Unsalted Butter cubed
  • 80 g Caster Sugar
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 2-3 tbsp Cold Water


  • Sift the flour into a large bowl.
  • Add the cubed chilled butter and rub it in with your fingertips until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  • Then stir in the salt & sugar.
  • Finally add 2-3 tbsp of cold water a tbsp at a time and mix together until you have a firm dough.
  • Turn the dough out onto a floured surface and knead lightly.
  • Wrap in cling film and chill for 30mins before use.
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