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Easy Pate Brisee


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Serves This makes 2 crusts | Prep Time 5 mins. excluding chill | Cook Time

Why I Love This Recipe

I wanted to add this version of the pate brisee after seeing the other recipes. This is so simple it will be my standard pie crust from now on. Here it is shown as a crust for brown sugar pie, but it can be used as a savory crust as well, if you omit the sugar and increase the salt.


Ingredients You'll Need

187 grams (6.5 oz) unsalted butter, at room temperature and cut in pieces
1 tsp. salt
1 egg yolk
1 tsp sugar
50 ml (1.5 oz) full fat milk at room temperature
250 grams (9 oz) all purpose flour


Directions

Place butter in a bowl and beat to soften.


Stir in salt and egg yolk.


Stir the sugar into the milk and pour into the butter. (I found it does not mix. Don't worry about it.)


Add flour and stir into the butter mixture gently bringing it together in the bowl.


On a floured surface, lightly knead the pastry just until it forms a soft moist dough.


Shape the dough into a ball and flatten slightly. Wrap in cling film and leave in the fridge for at least two hours before use.


The dough can be kept for 2 days in the fridge, or wrapped and frozen. (Defrost in fridge before using. Don't knead again.)


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