What pastry recipe for which pies?

What pastry recipe for which pies?

by Jonathan Mougel

Rich shortcrust pastry

Ingredients

  • 500 g flour

  • 375 g butter

  • 100 g whole milk

  • 20 g egg yolks (1)

  • 30 g sugar

  • 15 g salt

 

Instructions

Combine the butter and the flour.

Add the egg yolks, sugar, salt and, lastly, milk.

Mix without overworking (without making
the pastry too stretchy).

Leave the pastry to rest for at least 2 hours.

Roll out to 3mm and line the mould.

Use

This pastry is ideal for dishes including quiches, pâté and pies.
It can be rolled out to 4mm thick and can be cooked for long periods.

shortcrust pastry

Ingredients

  • 500 g flour
  • 350 g butter

  • 50 g whole milk

  • 40 g egg yolks (2)

  • 20 g sugar

  • 10 g salt

Instructions

Combine the butter and the flour.

Add the egg yolks, sugar, salt and, lastly, milk.

Mix without overworking.

Leave the pastry to rest for at least 2 hours.

Roll out to 2mm and transfer to the mould.

Use

This pastry is ideal for fruit tarts, quiches and any savoury or sweet dish.
It can be rolled out between 2 and 3mm thick.
It should be cooked at 180°C in a fan oven.

Sweetcrust pastry

Ingredients

  • 100 g butter

  • 2 g salt

  • 50 g Raw hazelnut powder

  • 50 g icing sugar

  • 40 g egg (1)

  • 200 g T55 flour

 

Instructions

Cut the butter into cubes of the same size and mix together all the ingredients without overworking.
Roll out the dough to 2mm thick.
Cook at roughly 155°C.

Use

This sweet pastry is ideal for sweet tarts and blind baking.
For example, it won’t move in perforated circular moulds when in the oven.
It should be cooked between 155° and 165°C for the perfect bake and the perfect colour.

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