Gifts, Christmas swaps and short pastry citrus cookies - Juls' Kitchen
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Basic Shortcrust Pastry Recipe
A basic recipe for delicious shortcrust pastry. Ideal for pastry cases, jam tarts and christmas mince pies! Don't forget to freeze any unused leftovers for another baking day.
My Favorite Sweet Shortcrust Pastry
To avoid the dreaded soggy pastry bottom, blind baking is a great technique to master. Baking the pastry case before any filling has been added allows it to crisp up, stopping any wet fillings seeping through.
Good Question: What Does “Short” Mean In a Recipe?
Here’s a question from longtime reader JenPDX: Hi there – I am more of a cook…I am not a baker. I’ve come across a cookie recipe that I want to make tonight. The recipe note says that: “The dough is very “short” and should be well kneaded.” What does “short” mean in this baking context?(To All Good Questions) We were so inspired by the photo above from Flickr member .kaishin.