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Shortcrust pastry by hand

How to mix pastry without a machine

In this short video, you’ll learn how to achieve the first step in pastry making: rubbing butter into flour.

You’ll see the finished texture we’re looking for before any liquid is added. You can use this method if you don’t have a food processor and it’s also useful for making crumbles and biscuits.

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