This recipe is best with
- 180g plain flour, sifted
- 2 tbsp icing sugar
- 125g butter, chilled and diced
- 1 egg yolk
- 1 tbsp chilled water
- Place flour into a mixing bowl. Sift in icing sugar and add butter. Work with a pastry cutter until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
- Add egg yolk and chilled water to form a firm pliable dough. Knead lightly on a floured tabletop until dough is smooth.
- Place in a plastic bag. Chill for at least 30 minutes before rolling out to use.