Basic Recipes > Biscuit Pie Crust Pastry

How to make biscuit pie crust:
This pastry is sweet and delicate. Can be used for dessert pies, especially custard tarts or fruit pies.





Ingredients

2 1/2 cups (10oz) plain/all purpose flour
1/2 cup (2oz) cornflour/cornstarch
3/4 cup (6oz) butter
2 teaspoons caster/superfine sugar
1 egg yolk
water to help mix
(see measure conversions for more information)

Method

- In a large mixing bowl sift together the flour and cornflour.
- Rub the butter into the flour and cornflour mixture.
- Add the superfine/caster sugar.
- Mix to a dough with the egg yolk (add water if necessary).
- Knead the dough very lightly on a floured surface.

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