Northern Queensland Permaculture

Earth Care, People Care, Fair Share

Short Pastry


  • 1 cup Plain flour
  • 1 cup SR flour
  • 2 tab Corn Flour * optional, but makes it better
  • 125g Butter
  • โ…“ cup Cold water or milk


Sift flours into a bowl. Rub butter through the flours with fingertips. Add sugar and mix well. Mix into a dry dough with egg yolk and some milk beaten together. Let sit in fridge whilst cleaning and preparing the kneading surface, makes dough easier to knead smooth. Turn onto lightly floured board and knead until smooth. Use as required.

Savory Dishes โ€“ meat pies etc.

โ€”Sandra Boyle

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