Pâte Sucrée

Sweetened Pie Pastry

Preparation info
  • Makes pastry for


    20 centimeter tart
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      45 min

Appears in
The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Cuisine

By French Culinary Institute

Published 2021

  • About


  • 200 grams (7 ounces) all-purpose flour
  • 30 grams (1


Prepare your mise en place.

Sift the flour, sugar, and salt together directly onto the work surface.

Add the butter to the sifted flour mixture and either rub it into the flour with your fingertips, working quickly to keep the warmth of your hands from melting the butter, or cut it into the flour with a bench scraper, working until the mixture becomes sandy in texture. Th