shortcrust - Add a little more water if necessary but be...

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Ingredients 2 cups (8oz) plain flour 4 level tablespoons lard 4 level tablespoons butter or margarine pinch of salt cold water (see measure conversions for more information) Method - Sift the flour and salt into a large mixing bowl. - Add the lard and the butter and chop it up roughly with a knife. - With cool fingertips, rub the fat into the flour until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. - Add 2 tablespoons of cold water and then, using a knife, mix lightly into a dough.
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Unformatted text preview: - Add a little more water if necessary but be careful not to add too much.- The dough should not be sticky.- Gently bring the dough into a ball by hand, gathering up any stray bits of dough.- Leave to rest in the fridge for a couple of hours before using.- To use, roll lightly with a rolling pin on a lightly floured surface....
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