Make pie dough at home, ideal for your mini lemon or strawberry pie, here’s an easy recipe at home.
– 200 grams flour
– 100 g soft butter
– 2 tbsp sugar
– 1 egg yolk
– 6 cl water
– 1/2 tsp salt
How to make pastry dough at home?
First of all, in a large bowl mix all purpose flour, sugar and salt.
Then add butter and knead the dough by hand for 4 minutes so that everything gets mixed well.
Then add water and egg yolk and keep kneading by hand and make a ball from your dough.
Roll out a dough onto a work surface then roll your dough — between 2 baking sheets — with a rolling pin to form a large rectangle.
Fold your rectangle in half then down again, doing the same operation 2 more times.
Roll out your dough into mini tart molds, scrape off excess dough with a small knife then prick the bottom with a fork
Then put a piece of baking paper with some weight on top – dry beans – and put in the oven for 12 minutes, baking at 180 °.
Otherwise, you can keep your dough in the fridge to use later.
Finally here is how to make pastry dough easily at home.