Pate Brisee

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by evelynathens

A versatile pastry for sweet and savoury pies and tarts.

Top Review by spatchcock

Used this for Evelyn's own Squash, Apple and Onion Tart (#61126). Very easy to make--indeed, I just used my hands, threw it in the fridge and rolled it out. No fuss, not very much muss, and very tasty (the dough is--I haven't actually cooked it since I froze the tart for later cooking.) thanks for another terrific recipe, evelyn!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put flour into mixing bowl.
  2. Add butter and sugar and salt.
  3. With hands, break butter into flour.
  4. The bits of flour should remain visible as pea-size bits throughout the flour.
  5. Add enough water and knead just enough for the ingredients to hold together.
  6. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate until firm.

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