Dessert Pastry – Mums Recipe

mama K
Written by Mama K

Dessert Pastry - Mums Recipe

Easy way to make your favourite sweet pastry
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: British
Keyword: Dessert
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 3 portion
Calories: 453kcal



  • Stir in the flour and ground almonds together in a large bowl, then add the butter and rub in your fingertips until the mixture looks like crumbs.
  • Stir in the sugar.
  • Break in the egg and work into the mixture with your fingers, breaking it together to form a soft dough.
  • Tip the dough onto a lightly floured work surface and shape it into a ball. Chill for at least 2 hours before using.


Sodium: 8mg | Sugar: 14g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 92mg | Cholesterol: 64mg | Calories: 453kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Fat: 27g | Protein: 5g | Carbohydrates: 45g