Sweet Shortcrust Pastry for Cheesecakes....

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Total Time
1hr 10mins
10 mins
1 hr

this is fast and easy..I use this or my special cheesecake pastry recipe with most of my cheesecakes.

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  1. Sift flour and powdered sugar together.
  2. Add cold butter pieces and make coarse crumbs.
  3. Beat the egg in a small bowl with the vanilla.
  4. Stir mixture into the dry until a dough forms.
  5. Wrap and chill at least one hour.
  6. Roll out on a lightly floured surface.
  7. Place into proper 9 inch spring form pan.
  8. Always prick, and then chill again.
  9. Fill with your cheesecake filling, and bake according to your recipe.
  10. This can also be made in your food processor.
  11. Keeps in the fridge for at least four days, or freezer up to 2 months.