Small Batch Sweet Pastry

Author: Canadian Living

A touch of sugar gives this pastry a hint of sweetness and a flaky texture. Try a variation for a subtle flavour addition.

  • Portion size 23 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: January 2005

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/3 cup cold butter cubed
  • 1/4 cup cold whipping cream

Method

In large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar and salt. Using pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs with a few larger pieces. Drizzle in cream, tossing with fork until dough clumps together.

Press into disk. Wrap in plastic wrap; refrigerate for 30 minutes or until chilled. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate for up to 3 days. Or overwrap in heavy-duty foil or resealable freezer bag and freeze for up to 2 weeks. Let cold or thawed dough stand at room temperature for 15 minutes before rolling.)

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