Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 225g (8oz) plain flour

  2. A pinch of salt

  3. 110g (4oz) butter

  4. 30g (1oz) caster sugar

  5. 2 egg yolks

  6. 1tbsp water

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preheat the oven to 190C/375F/gas 5.

  2. Sift the flour and salt into a mixing bowl.

  3. Add the butter to the flour and then rub between your fingertips until it resembles fine breadcrumbs.

  4. Add the sugar to the flour and butter. Using your hands, mix to a firm dough with the egg yolk and a splash of cold water.

  5. Wrap the dough in cling film and allow to cool for 30 mins in the fridge.

  6. Bake in the oven for 20 mins, or until pastry is a pale golden colour. Lower the oven heat to 150C/300F/gas 2 and bake for another 5 mins.


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