Shortcrust Pastry

    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.

    34 Recipes




    Global Cuisine

    4 reviews

    Freshly sliced vegetables and cheese are mixed with beaten egg and baked to perfection inside shortcrust pastry. It's a typical dish of Sorrento, Italy.

    Recipe by: salvatore

    1 review

    This recipe is ideal for a busy weeknight dinner. Using prepared frozen shortcrust pastry makes this quick and easy. Serve with a green salad.

    Recipe by: susanbl

    1 review

    An essential recipe for anyone who loves baking. This recipe can be easily doubled to make enough for a two crust pie.

    Recipe by: Lynn Cole

    1 review

    Everyone likes individual pies! These are filled with mixed vegetables and a parsley sauce, then topped which cheesy shortcrust pastry.

    Recipe by: Zoë Harpham

    No reviews

    A rich shortcrust pastry that can be used as a base for quiche, bacon and egg pie, fruit pies, mince tarts, meat pies or anywhere you need to use shortcrust pastry.

    Recipe by: Dotty1

    1 review

    A fancy pear and almond tart with shortcrust pastry such as you might buy in a patisserie. Sure to impress your guests!

    Recipe by: Zoë Harpham

    28 reviews

    This is an English dessert of a shortcrust pastry shell, spread with jam and covered with a sponge-like filling enriched with ground almonds. Simple and lovely.

    Recipe by: TRISH1IE

    2 reviews

    Fresh shortcrust pastry filled with rabbit pieces, onion, bacon, garlic and fresh thyme. It is then baked until the pastry is crisp and golden brown.

    Recipe by: paulwarburs

    No reviews

    The trick to this home made pie pastry is refrigerating all the ingredients before mixing them. Use this pastry as a base for your next fruit mince, apple or any fruit pie.

    Recipe by: donjya

    1 review

    Quiche is very simple to make with prepared shortcrust pastry and tastes great. It's perfect for lunch or a light dinner, and also as picnic food.

    Recipe by: stella

    2 / 4

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