Shortcrust pastry

shortcrust pastry

Recipe highlights

Total cooking time:

30 min


Low Protein Diet - Exchange value 0*


10 (1x20cm tart dish)

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  • 200g Loprofin Mix
  • 50g cold butter cut into cubes
  • 50g cold hard white fat cut into cubes
  • 2 tsp Loprofin Egg Replacer
  • Ice cold water


  1. Place the Loprofin Mix and Loprofin Egg Replacer in a bowl.
  2. Rub the fats into the Loprofin mix until it looks like breadcrumbs.
  3. Add iced water to the mixture 1 tbsp at a time until the pastry forms a soft dough (the feel of playdough).
  4. Wrap in cling film and chill for 20 minutes.
  5. Roll out the pastry to the size needed.

Chef tips

  • When rolling the pastry out, roll between 2 sheets of baking parchment as this will stop it from sticking and making a mess.
  • We use this pastry for jam tarts, lemon meringue tart, mince pies, quiches, flans and custard tarts.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Loprofin Range are Foods for Special Medical Purposes, for the dietary management of Inherited Metabolic Disorders, and must be used under medical supervision

*The protein content indicated in this recipe is provided as a guide only. Please check the protein content on individual

**Allergens may be present, please check individual ingredients and product labels. If concerned about allergens please contact your healthcare professional.