Shortcrust pastry


Shortcrust pastry

A nice simple recipe for shortcrust pasty

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword pastry, shortcrust
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6


  • 500 g brown flour
  • 120 g lard
  • 125 g butter
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 175 ml water cold
  • 300 g steak
  • 50 g onion
  • 2 turnip
  • 2 cloves garlic


  1. Mix the flour, lard, butter, salt and water in a big bowl and mix until you get sticky dough

  2. Chill the dough before rolling it out

  3. Then roll out to 1/4" thick and cut into circles

  4. For the filling chop the flank steak into small cubes and then added finely chopped onion, turnip,garlic. Mixed it up with salt, pepper

  5. Fill the middle and fold over. You need to wet the edges with water so they stay together.

  6. Press the edges with a fork and place on parchment lined baking sheet.

  7. Then whisk an egg and brush all over the top and edges of the Pasties.

  8. Place into a 400 degree oven for about 40 minutes

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