shortcrust pastry

  1. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Pumpkin Shortcrust Pastry Chocolate Crostata

    Crostata is one of the oldest desserts of the Italian tradition, a rustic dessert composed of a short pastry base covered with fresh fruit or jam, chocolate or all kind of creams and other combinations, usually with the addition of thin strips of intertwined short pastry, but also covered with...
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    Pumpkin Shortcrust Pastry Chocolate Crostata.jpg

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    Pumpkin shortcrust pastryjpg

  4. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Pumpkin Shortcrust Pastry

    Pumpkin shortcrust pastry is quick and simple to make, also perfect to resuse the leftover pumpkin. Given the versatility of the pumpkin, although it is sweet, this shortcrust pastry is good not only for making tarts and biscuits, but also for making savoury pies, perhaps with a filling based...
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  7. Elawin

    Recipe Savoury Plait

    This simple recipe has been taken from a 1970's magazine, so the photo is not very good. However, the savoury plait is - it used to be my daughter's favourite! It can be eaten hot or cold, so makes ideal picnic food. Ingredients: For the shortcrust pastry: 4 oz. Cookeen (or other refined...
  8. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe Sweet Shortcrust Pastry

    So the recipe I used for the sweet shortcrust pastry was Ingredient 8oz plain white flour 3oz dairy free margarine (you can use butter if you want to) 2oz raw sugar 1 egg. Method Crumble the flour with the margarine (I did spot the problem here but failed to act!), Mix in the sugar, and add...
  9. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe Wholemeal soft shortcrust pastry

    I've been promising to write this up for a while now. there are 2 ingredients that make this recipe different from normal. the first is the use of 1tbsp olive or sunflower oil. the 2nd is the use of brown sugar dissolved in a couple of tablespoons of hot water. somehow these two extra...
  10. Ellie

    sweet shortcrust pastry

    It's it possible to make a sweet vegan shortcrust pastry? I can only find ones with egg in them yet normal savoury shortcrust pastry is easily vegan using vegan margarine because it doesn't have egg in it. So why does sweet shortcrust pastry have egg in it and savoury shortcrust pastry doesnt?
  11. Ellie

    wholemeal shortcrust pastry

    I saw on another thread that @SatNavSaysStraightOn makes her own pastry and it was wholemeal. Whenever I make wholemeal pastry it is always hard and chewy and not very nice. she said gets was amazingly soft and really nice despite being vegan. I was wondering because I need a vegan recipe or...
  12. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Shortcrust Pastry Shrinkage

    Quick question. Due to various time constraints and the fact that I have yet to find a homemade shortcrust pastry recipe that is dairy free and that I am happy with, I have been buying one (Jus-rol which is vegan). But I assume it has a high water content because it shrinks really badly when...
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