Shortcrust Pastry (PVC)


Shortcrust Pastry (PVC)

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Shortcrust Pastry (PVC) recipe - How to make Shortcrust Pastry (PVC)

Pareparation time: 10 mins.   Cooking Time:    Total Time:    
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Ingredients


225 gms plain flour (maida)
115 gms cold margarine or butter
a pinch of salt

Method
    Method
  1. Sieve the flour and salt together.
  2. Cut the margarine with a knife. Rub into the flour with finger - tips.
  3. Gradually and enough ice - cold water ( approx. 2 to 3 tablespoon ) to make the dough into a rolling consistency.
  4. Lightly flour the rolling pin and the pastry board.
  5. Roll the pasrty to required thickness and shape, lifting and turning to keep it light.
  6. As a general rule, pastry should be baked in a hot oven at 450 F., but exact baking times and temperatures are given in individual recipes.

Tips
  1. VARIATIONS : RICH SHORTCRUST PASTRY
  2. Use the recipe for shortcrust pastry using (140 grams) in place of 115 grams margarine or butter.
  3. SWEET SHORTCRUST PASTRY
  4. Use the recipe for shortcrust pastry, adding 1 to 2 teaspoons of powdered sugar to the flour.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy1604 cal
Protein25.7 g
Carbohydrates166.9 g
Fiber0.7 g
Fat94.8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium144 mg

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