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Gluten Free Shortcrust Pastry


Recipe Info

  • 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


Step 1

Place half the gluten free flour into a large bowl, with the butter, egg, water (and Parmesan cheese or caster sugar if adding).

Step 2

Combine to a smooth paste with a fork.

Step 3

Work in the remaining gluten free flour. Bring together into a ball.

Step 4

Transfer the dough to a surface dusted with gluten free flour and knead for 1 minute.

Step 5

Wrap in cling film and chill for 20–30 minutes to ease rolling.

Step 6

Knead again for 1 minute and roll out and use as desired.

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