Gluten Free Shortcrust Pastry2016-05-26
- Skill Level: Intermediate
- Prep Time : 30m
- Ready In : 30m
Use this basic shortcrust recipe for sweet and savoury recipes.
- 225g gluten free flour
- 110g butter, room temperature
- 1 medium egg, beaten
- 1 tbsp cold water
- 25g grated Parmesan for a cheese pastry
- 25g caster sugar for a sweet pastry
Place half the gluten free flour into a large bowl, with the butter, egg, water (and Parmesan cheese or caster sugar if adding).
Combine to a smooth paste with a fork.
Work in the remaining gluten free flour. Bring together into a ball.
Transfer the dough to a surface dusted with gluten free flour and knead for 1 minute.
Wrap in cling film and chill for 20–30 minutes to ease rolling.
Knead again for 1 minute and roll out and use as desired.