Sweet Pastry


  • 400g plain flour
  • 200g unsalted butter
  • 100g sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • vanilla essence
  • zest of 1 lemon


  • Large mixing bowl
  • K beater (if available)


  • Cling film


  1. Start by mixing butter with flour. Rub in with your hands until it resembles fine bread crumbs. You can also use a k beater to do this.


  2. Add sugar and mix well. Add vanilla essence, lemon zest and eggs. Combine all very well until you a have a nice smooth dough.
  3. Knead dough lightly, wrap in cling film and put in fridge to rest for an hour.

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