Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Great pastry for tarts. This is a recipe I altered from a tea party cook book. I use it all the time. It's particularly great for a cherry almond pie.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix flour, salt and sugar.
  2. Cut in butter until crumbly.
  3. Mix beaten egg yolks,ice water and vanilla together.
  4. Mix into flour mixture until pastry just holds together.
  5. Knead in plastic wrap until smooth.
  6. Flatten; chill 1 hour.
  7. To partially blind bake: Set oven at 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  8. Bake 15 to20 minutes, weighing pastry down with a layer of foil and dried beans.


Most Helpful

Wow! This is great. It's so good that I now use this instead of my mom's recipe when baking tarts, and pies - and that's saying a lot. Excellent. Thanks!

recipeglutton May 22, 2006

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