Sweet Pastry

Ingredients 

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

Equipment

  • Large mixing bowl
  • K beater (if available)

Other

  • Cling film

Method

  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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