Shortcrust Pastry

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  1. Sift flour and icing sugar and place inside large hand blender cup. Add salt directly into cup.
  2. Cut the butter (must be cold) into small cubes and place into blender cup along with flour etc.
  3. Blend on low speed until the texture is sand like and there are no traces of butter or lumps of butter visible. Continue to blend if necessary.
  4. Remove from blending cup and place into a bowl and add the wet ingredients (eggs and water).
  5. Using your hands, integrate all the incredients delicately until it becomes a smooth and even mass. Be careful not to handle the pastry for long periods of time as it will heat up and melt the butter.
  6. Place in the fridge to rest.
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Short Crust Pastry
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