Shortcrust pastry recipes
Looking for shortcrust pastry ideas? You’ve come to the right place. Our love of pastry knows no bounds, and here we’ve rounded up a delicious selection of our best pie, tart and quiche recipes using both homemade and ready-made shortcrust pastry. Plus, of course, there’s a recipe to make your own shortcrust pastry from scratch, because there’s nothing quite like making homemade pastry to relax the mind, if you ask us. Mastering shortcrust ensures a crumbly texture and satisfying bite, with that all-important buttery flavour.
If it’s desserts you’re after, our most popular shortcrust pastry ideas include the ultimate Bakewell tart, a gorgeously pink rhubarb and custard tart, and Raymond Blanc’s classic lemon tart zinging with citrus flavour. But there’s so much more to explore too.
Savoury fans WILL be in heaven with the perfect quiche lorraine, a generously filled chicken pie and our unabashedly indulgent dauphinois pie topped with golden shortcrust pastry. Butter, it’s just good!
When it comes to finishing your shortcrust pastry bakes, discover our top tips for egg washing for perfectly burnished pastry lids. Finishing touches make all the difference, after all.
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