Shortcrust Recipe

Note: These recipes use NZ measurements. 1 c = 1 cup = 250 ml. 1 T = 1 tablespoon = 15 ml. 1 D = 2 teaspoons. 1 t = 1 teaspoon = 5ml. If you're in America, you may find you need a little extra baking powder in recipes that use it.

1/4 lb butter
2oz castor sugar
1 egg
8oz flour
1t baking powder

Cream butter and sugar. Add well beaten egg. Sift in flour and baking powder. Mix to a firm dough and chill in fridge.

Makes 16, 2 inch pie tops and bases. Also very nice cut into shapes and stuck together with raspberry jam.

Source: Cornell Cookbook