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Almond Shortcrust Pastry

This shortcrust pastry is perfect for any sweet tart recipes.
Prep Time10 mins
Cooling Time (in Fridge)2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs
Course: Afternoon Tea, Dessert
Cuisine: British
Keyword: almonds, crust, pastry, pie, pie crust, shortcrust, tart, tart crust
Servings: 1 9" / 23cm Crust
Author: The Elegant Economist


  • 1 cup all purpose flour 128g
  • ½ cup almond flour (or finely ground almond meal) 50g
  • ½ cup confectioner's sugar 63g
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 stick butter, chilled and cut into small pieces 113g
  • 1 large egg


  • In a food processor (or bowl), combine all ingredients until a dough forms. Refrigerate for 2 hours (wrapped / covered) then roll out to fit your tart tin (9" / 23cm)