Pastry Gluten Free Recipe

Perfect gluten free pastry for tarts, pies and pasties - sweet or savoury!
 
Ingredients
200g GF Flour Mix
1/2 tsp salt
100g butter (hard margarine can be used or half quantity with lard)
1 beaten egg
2-3 tbsp water

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Method

1. Add the flour into a bowl and the salt

2. Cut the butter up into small chunks and add to the bowl

3. Use your finger tips to rub ingredients until breadcrumbs are formed (thry not to over process at this point)

4. Add egg and stir breifly

5. Gradually add water until the mix starts to form a ball (dont add too much water here)

6. The mix should be fairly formed and crumbly

7. The gluten free pastry is better if kneaded, so knead for 2 mins either in the bowl or on a floured surface

8. You can rest te pastry ball in the fridge for 20 mins if desired

8. Lightly flour the surface ready for rolling

9. Roll the pastry, turning freqently  and using the rolling pin to pick the pastry up and move around.

10. The pastry is ready for using in a large sweet or savoury pies, pasties and cut for tartlets etc

 

Tartlet ideas: use ready made custart and pour into base, top with fresh berries

Pie ideas: Apple and blackberry pie, beef and onion pie

Pastie ideas: Meat & potato or cheese & onion

Gluten Free Pastry Dough Roll gluten free pastry and move about on the rolling pin