Ingredients for home made short pastry for 12 people:

  • 3 eggs
  • 200 gr flour
  • 200 gr sugar
  • 200 gr butter or lard


- Put the flour and the sugar in a circle and the soften butter, egg yolks, and the grated lemon peel in the center.


- Beat the eggs in the center of the circle with a fork, slowly mixing in the flour and the sugar.


- Once the ingredients are mixed together, rapidly knead the short pastry without mixing it, but only pressing it until the color is uniform.


- The short pastry must not be kneaded too much or it will loose its shortness.


- Let the short pastry rest for at least half an hour, covered in a wet napkin.


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