Butter Pastry



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1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup (1/4 lb.) butter or margarine, cut into chunks
1 large egg yolk


In a food processor or a bowl, whirl or stir flour and sugar to blend. Add butter, and whirl or rub in with your fingers until fine crumbs form. Add egg yolk; whirl until dough is blended and comes together, or mix with a fork until blended, then press into a ball. Press pastry evenly over bottom and up sides of a 10 1/2-inch tart pan with removable rim. Bake in a 350° regular or convection oven until golden, 15 to 20 minutes.

Created date

August 2004

Nutritional Information

Calories 167
Caloriesfromfat 53 %
Protein 2.1 g
Fat 9.9 g
Satfat 5.9 g
Carbohydrate 18 g
Fiber 0.4 g
Sodium 95 mg
Cholesterol 46 mg