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Hot Water Crust Pastry Recipe   CD CBF 10mins

Makes approx. 300g/ 11oz      Cold Pastry    Baked Fayre  Dairy free

Ingredients:

225g/8oz Plain Flour

1 Egg Yolk

1 teasp Salt

75g/3oz Lard

60ml/2fl.oz. Water

 

Instructions

 

1. Place the flour and salt in a large bowl and mix well. Make a well in the centre and add the egg yolk.

 

2. Place the lard and water in a saucepan and heat until the lard melts. Add to the bowl of flour and mix well to form a smooth soft dough. Knead lightly and and use as required making sure you keep it covered in between .

 

 

 

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