All-butter shortcrust pastry

From Sainsbury’s

Basic all-butter shortcrust pastry recipe for pies and quiches.

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 10 Minutes
Cooking time: 20 Minutes
Cooling Time: 30 Minutes



125g plain flour

50g chilled butter, diced

1 tablespoon iced water



Sift the flour into a bowl. Rub in the butter until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.

Add the water gradually and mix to a firm dough, weighing 175g.

Chill for 30 minutes and then use as required.