Shortcrust Pastry

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recipe by Kenwood

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    Total Time
    1hr 1mins
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based on 69 ratings

Making your own pastry in the kCook Multi is quick and easy, just follow this recipe which also details how to line a tart case and blind bake. Use this recipe with our Quiche Lorraine recipe. Uncooked pastry can be stored in the fridge for up to three days, or frozen for one month and you could freeze it in the tart case ready for baking another time.

recipe updated 21 Jun 2022


  • Plain flour icon
    Plain flour
    250 g
  • Butter icon
    160 g
  • Salt icon
    ½ teaspoon
  • Water icon
    60 ml
  • Egg icon


  • kCook icon Oven
  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Plastic wrap
  • kCook icon Rolling pin
  • kCook icon kCook Multi
  • kCook icon Kcook bowl
  • kCook icon Tart pan - 26cm (10.25")
  • kCook icon Kcook bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Work surface

Step preview

  1. Grease and flour a clean tart pan
  2. Fit midi blade to kCook bowl
  3. Add plain flour, butter and salt to the kCook bowl
  4. Fit kCook bowl to kCook Multi
  5. Attach lid to kCook bowl with filler cap fitted
  6. Mix with filler cap fitted - 1 min 30 sec, speed 7
  7. Add water to the kCook bowl
  8. Mix with filler cap fitted - 1 min, speed 7
  9. Transfer content of kCook bowl to work surface
  10. Knead lightly
  11. Wrap with plastic wrap
  12. Refrigerate in fridge - 20 min
  13. Roll out until 1/8" (5mm) thick
  14. Transfer content of work surface to tart pan
  15. Prick
  16. Chill in fridge - 10 min
  17. Pre-heat oven - approx 1 min, 190°C
  18. Remove
  19. Line with parchment paper
  20. Fill with baking beans
  21. Bake - 12 min, 190°C
  22. Remove baking beans and continue
  23. Brush with egg
  24. Bake - 3 min, 170°C
  25. Let cool
  26. Use
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With the Kenwood World app and a connected kCook Multi, you can create this dish in your own kitchen with ease.