Shortcrust pastry is the pastry most often used for the base of a pie, quiche or tart as it don't puff up during baking.
This is an easy shortcrust pastry dough that can be used with any savoury pie, flan or tart. Use straight away or store in the fridge until needed.
A delicious chicken pie with shortcrust pastry. Watch this recipe being made in the Allrecipes Chicken Pie Video.
A lovely custard pie with chopped rhubarb and fresh strawberries. Very simple to make with premade shortcrust pastry.
A beautiful pie to make with fresh gooseberries. This recipe uses prepared sheets of shortcrust pastry instead of making pastry from scratch.
The perfect meat pie has a base of shortcrust pastry for tenderness, a puff pastry lid for crispness, and a well-flavoured filling.